Chizik tells Tuberville's assistants to look for jobs


Gene Chizik gave the impression that he'd be an inspirational, fiery head coach when he met with his Auburn players for the first time Sunday night, but the news was not as rosy for Tommy Tuberville's old coaching staff.

Chizik told Tuberville's remaining assistant coaches they should look for employment in a Sunday night meeting, indicating a big change in the coaching staff. Chizik wasted no time setting the tone for his regime, according to someone familiar with the coaches' meeting. Some of Auburn's support staff will likely remain, said the person familiar with the meeting.

There's more on The Birmingham News' Auburn blog.

by Ben Pike