Posts Tagged ‘auburn coaching search’

The Calm Before the Storm

By Posted on: December 3rd, 2012 in Football 65 Comments »

Call it the calm before the storm. After a week of rumors and flight tracking, all has gone quiet on the Auburn coaching front, which means a decision is likely close at hand. With the regular season over, Auburn is expected to move fast now. They’ll have to be quick, Arkansas and Tennessee have made Continue Story…

Let’s Re-look Auburn’s Coaching Short List… Shall We?

By Posted on: December 2nd, 2012 in Football 11 Comments »

As you know Auburn is currently looking for its next coach as Chizik and his family decides to use their windfall from Jay Jacobs’s clearly questionable business savvy. Who might it be?I thought it would be nice to re-list the names and see how the candidates have fared so far or to describe who they Continue Story…

Could a Dark Horse Win Auburn Coaching Prize?

By Posted on: November 30th, 2012 in Football 52 Comments »

Could  Bo Pelini be changing address from Lincoln, Nebraska to Auburn, Alabama in 2013? With all eyes in the South as well as in South Bend, Indiana fixed on tomorrow’s SEC Championship game, the Auburn Coaching Search Committee is moving forward. An announcement should be forthcoming by this time next week, maybe even by Tuesday Continue Story…

Shadow Days – Auburn’s Post-Chizik Era Begins

By Posted on: November 30th, 2012 in Featured Article, Football 28 Comments »
It is imperative for Auburn to make a homerun hire.

“Did you know that you could be wrong and swear you’re right?” – John Mayer, Shadow DaysJohn Mayer’s track, Shadow Days, bears no similarity to Auburn athletics, but this opening lyric lines up perfectly with where Auburn’s football program now finds itself. Gene Chizik banked an enormous amount of trust when he led Auburn to Continue Story…

My Auburn Wish List

By Posted on: November 28th, 2012 in Football 65 Comments »
Gary Patterson, Mike Gundy

If you were king of the Auburn search committee, who would be your first choice for head coach? Sand Mountain Tiger, a regular contributor to TET, suggested this list on Monday, and I thought it was a great idea.Who would be on your short list and in what order? Be realistic. Jon Gruden is not Continue Story…

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 »
jacobs press

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…