Gus Malzahn to Auburn: Grading the Hire for the Tigers

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Auburn hired a familiar face on Tuesday, when the Tigers hired former Arkansas State head coach Gus Malzahn to be its next head coach, according to a release from

Malzahn led the Arkansas State Red Wolves to a 9-3 record and the Sun Belt title in his only season as their head coach this year, and he was a big reason why Auburn hoisted the crystal football as BCS national champions for the 2010 season.

What grade does Auburn get for the hire of Malzahn? SEC lead writer Barrett Sallee examines in this edition of "The Program."

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