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Auburn - An outstanding class of 23 of the nation's top high school and junior college football players has signed to play for Auburn in 2013, head coach Gus Malzahn announced today.
"We feel like this class really meets our needs, and I really want to complement our coaching staff, our support staff and our administration," said Malzahn. "Our staff really did a wonderful job in developing those relationships in a short amount of time."
The Auburn 2013 signing class:
Montravius Adams DT 6-3 310 Vienna, GA/Dooly County
Mackenro Alexander DB 6-0 185 Immokalee, FL/Immokalee
Cameron Artis-Payne RB 5-11 210 Harrisburg, PA/Allan Hancock Coll.
Peyton Barber RB 5-11 206 Alpharetta, GA/Milton
Ben Bradley DT 6-1 305 Norcross, GA/Hutchinson CC
Daniel Carlson K 6-5 190 Colorado Springs, CO/Classical Acad.
Elijah Daniel DE 6-4 250 Avon, IN/Avon
Devonte Danzey OL 6-4 295 Tampa, FL/Hutchinson CC
Marcus Davis WR 5-10 165 Delray Beach, FL/American Heritage
Kenny Flowers LB 6-2 230 Lilburn, GA/Hutchinson CC
Johnathan Ford RB 5-11 175 New Hope, AL/New Hope
Khari Harding DB 6-1 205 Edmond, OK/Edmond Santa Fe
Jeremy Johnson QB 6-5 215 Montgomery, AL/Carver
Brandon King DB 6-1 210 Alabaster, AL/Highland CC
Carl Lawson DE 6-2 250 Alpharetta, GA/Milton
Nick Marshall QB 6-2 210 Rochelle, GA/Garden City CC
Kamryn Melton DB 5-11 175 Dothan, AL/Dothan
Deon Mix OL 6-4 315 Batesville, MS/South Panola
Earnest Robinson WR 6-2 205 Pinson, AL/Pinson Valley
Jason Smith QB 6-1 180 Mobile, AL/McGill-Toolen
Tony Stevens WR 6-3 175 Orlando, FL/Evans
Cameron Toney LB 6-2 215 Huntsville, AL/Huntsville
Dominic Walker WR 6-2 195 Orlando, FL/Evans
AUBURN -- Auburn head football coach Gus Malzahn will begin spring practice with his 2013 Tiger squad on Wednesday, March 27, at the Auburn Athletics Complex.
The Tigers are allowed 15 total practices in the spring, pointing toward A-Day festivities on Saturday, April 20, at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Kickoff time, television plans and other special events for A-Day will be announced in the near future.
Jan. 25, 2013
AUBURN -- Auburn assistant head coach/special teams coach Rich Bisaccia has left the program to pursue other opportunities, head coach Gus Malzahn announced Friday. Tight ends coach Tim Horton will move to running backs coach, while Scott Fountain, who has served as Auburn's player personnel director the past four years, has been named tight ends and special teams coach.
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AUBURN--Gus Malzahn, who served as Auburn's offensive coordinator from 2009-11, has been named the program's head football coach, Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs announced Tuesday. Malzahn, who won the Broyles Award as the nation's top assistant coach in 2010 while helping the Tigers to the BCS National Championship, spent the past season as the head coach at Arkansas State, where he led the program to the Sun Belt Conference title.
Known for his innovative offensive style, Malzahn has made a profound impact during each of his coaching stops at the collegiate level at Arkansas State, Auburn, Tulsa and Arkansas.
"I'm grateful for the opportunity to become the head football coach at Auburn University. It's an outstanding institution with a storied football program that I had the pleasure of experiencing first-hand for three years," Malzahn said. "I deeply appreciate the confidence that Dr. Gogue, Jay Jacobs and the search committee had in my ability to turn this program around and to bring Auburn back to national prominence. This is a homecoming for me and I look forward to being reunited with the Auburn family."
This season at Arkansas State, Malzahn led the Red Wolves to a 9-3 record and 7-1 conference mark, including a current seven-game winning streak. They defeated Middle Tennessee, 45-0, on Dec. 1 to claim the Sun Belt championship and a ...