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Time Is of the Essence in Auburn Coaching Search

By Posted on: November 27th, 2012 in Football 115 Comments »
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                                   Could Gus Malzahn be Auburn’s next head football coach? There have been a lot of questions swirling around the Auburn Football program this fall, the biggest of which was answered Sunday afternoon when Athletic Director Jay Jacobs announced the dismissal of Coach Gene Chizik. With the announcement, the big question shifted from if and Continue Story…

Firing Chizik Not Enough For Auburn People

By Posted on: November 26th, 2012 in Football 58 Comments »
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A quick glance at Twitter and Facebook on Sunday told the story. Auburn people were not happy. It wasn’t because Gene Chizik was shown the door. It had more to do with the guy standing at the podium inside the Auburn Athletic Complex trying to explain why.For many alumni and fans, athletic director Jay Jacobs Continue Story…

Jay Jacobs Addresses Media

By Posted on: November 25th, 2012 in Football 23 Comments »

Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs took questions from the media Sunday afternoon in the wake of the firing of head coach Gene Chizik. Sporting Elvis sideburns, the embattled AD appeared unsettled at times. When asked about his own job security, Jacobs skirted the question saying only that, “(My) focus has been to keep my head Continue Story…

UPDATED: Auburn Fires Chizik; Jacobs/Chizik Release Statements; Buyout Totals Revealed

By Posted on: November 25th, 2012 in Football 38 Comments »
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Auburn officials have confirmed that Gene Chizik has been fired. A 3:30 pm CT press conference is scheduled. Chizik notified his staff this morning and met with the players at 1 p.m. CT. Track’em Tigers has also learned that associate athletic director Tim Jackson is no longer part of the football operation.In a statement, Chizik Continue Story…