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    Auburn OC search getting thorny

    http://collegefootballtalk.nbcsports...etting-thorny/

    Auburn does not have an offensive coordinator yet, which is odd. The Tigers have an explosive offense with a lot of returning parts. They have Jarrett Stidham coming in to play quarterback. They have a boatload of money. And they have a boatload of money.

    According to a report from James Crepea of AL.com, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn and “people with influence over the program” can’t agree on who should replace Rhett Lashlee.

    Malzahn is said to prefer Florida Atlantic offensive coordinator Kendal Briles, Arizona State offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey and NC State offensive coordinator Eliah Drinkwitz. Lindsey and Drinkwitz worked for Malzahn previously, and Malzahn has built a working relationship with the Briles family — Stidham and running back Kam Martin transferred from Waco to Auburn, and Art Briles visited a Tigers practice this season.

    But Auburn donors, Crepea writes, have nixed those choices, saying Briles is too inexperienced and Lindsey and Drinkwitz are too close to Malzahn.

    Instead, donors preferred Texas A&M offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone (who has already been crossed off the list) or Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich (ditto). Mark Helfrich does not seem like a viable option at this time.

    With less than two weeks until National Signing Day, the urgency to bring someone to the South Plains only grows stronger.

    Edit H: What do boosters have to do with it. I thought the days of Bobby Lowder were over.
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    Re: Auburn OC search getting thorny

    Looks like they have hired Chip Lindsey from ASU.
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    Re: Auburn OC search getting thorny

    Gus doesn't really need a coordinator. The offense is his bailiwick.

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    Re: Auburn OC search getting thorny

    Quote Originally Posted by Really Big Bama Fan View Post
    Gus doesn't really need a coordinator. The offense is his bailiwick.
    Isn't that why his last OC left with a big pay cut?
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