Chalk up graduate assistant Blake Gideon as the fifth Auburn staff member to leave the program and join South Carolina coach Will Muschamp in Columbia, S.C.
The defensive graduate assistant announced on Twitter he would be leaving Auburn to join the Gamecocks on Friday. Gideon has coached with Muschamp since 2014, joining him at Florida before following Muschamp to Auburn last season.
Going as a Grad Assistant guys! Appreciate the love, I've heard about Gamecock Nation, excited to join you!
— Blake Gideon (@Coach_Gideon) January 22, 2016
Gideon joins defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson, running backs coach Bobby Bentley, assistant head coach and defensive line coach Lance Thompson and quality control coach Kyle Krantz in the group of Auburn coaches to follow Muschamp.