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Chizik Hires Martinez For Defensive Staff

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Veteran defensive coach Willie Martinez is joining Coach Gene Chizik's Auburn football staff.

Auburn, Ala.--Veteran coach Willie Martinez is joining Auburn's football staff replacing Phillip Lolley where Martinez will be reunited with Brian VanGorder, the man head coach Gene Chizik hired in January to coordinate the defense. Chizik announced on Friday that the Tigers have hired Martinez, a 48-year-old who has more two decades of experience as a college football coach. "This is a great... Recommended Stories