Stuart Carter (StatTiger) analyzes the success of Auburn signees in recent seasons based on their…
StatTiger: Upgrading Auburn's Offense
Just as in the movie "Field of Dreams," Gene Chizik's coaching staff has lived by the adage, "If you build it, they will come." In two seasons under Chizik the Auburn Tigers have compiled a 21-5 record, including a conference championship and a BCS national title. Prior to Chizik's arrival as the head football coach, the majority of Auburn's most successful seasons were associated with great defense and a strong running game. Coach Chizik did not hesitate in hiring Gus Malzahn away from Tulsa in the hopes of revamping an Auburn offense which had been decaying over a three-year period prior to 2009. Signing talented offensive linemen and running backs to Auburn was never difficult, but bringing in the other skill players was at times a different story. Under Chizik, Auburn has upgraded its offensive talent across the board, partly because of the success of Malzahn's offense. Having been the defensive coordinator of an unbeaten Auburn team in 2004 and an unbeaten Texas team in 200...
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