Do you miss Auburn football yet? You won’t have to wait too long as Auburn will face Memphis in the Birmingham Bowl in about three weeks. Meanwhile, the search is on for a new defensive coordinator after Will Muschamp was introduced as the South Carolina coach on Monday.
Here are six things to know:
- Auburn coach Gus Malzahn does not regret his decision to hire Will Muschamp even though he left after one season. But…
- Muschamp has regrets about his one season with Auburn.
- For now, Auburn is a slight favorite over Memphis in the Birmingham Bowl.
- Four-star defensive tackle Antwuan Jackson has set a commitment date. Auburn, UGA, Alabama and Ohio State are in the running for his services.
- Auburn is among the top five teams for 5-star linebacker Ben Davis
- Malzahn voiced his support for Cam Newton’s NFL MVP candidacy. Malzahn was the offensive coordinator when Newton led Auburn to an undefeated season in 2010.