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Malzahn Hire Keys Auburn Turnaround

Malzahn waves to fans as AU leaves for California

The hiring of Gus Malzahn set off a chain of events that eventually led to Auburn playing for the BCS National Championship against Florida State.

Auburn, Ala.--When Gus Malzahn was named Auburn's head football coach on Dec. 4, 2012, it was an exciting day for the players who knew him well from his time as the offensive coordinator for the Tigers. Energetic and known for his tireless work ethic, Malzahn is a coach the players believed in and predicted would get things turned around on the Plains. Now just over a year later nobody could have... Recommended Stories

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