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Jacobs Discusses Criticism of Hire

Jay Jacobs

Auburn's athletic director answers questions about his decision to hire Gene Chizik to coach the football team.

Auburn, Ala.--Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs said that criticism by fans of his choice of Gene Chizik as head football coach of the Tigers doesn't bother him. Chizik was introduced as Auburn's new head coach on Monday after being announced as Tommy Tuberville's replacement on Saturday. Chizik's hire was considered a surprise because of his 5-19 record as a head coach the past two seasons at... Recommended Stories