Auburn Football

The Program: Will Gus Malzahn Get the Auburn Tigers Back on Track This Spring?

Barrett SalleeSEC Football Lead WriterMarch 20, 2013

It's safe to say that Auburn's 2012 season was nothing short of a total disaster. 

The Tigers sputtered to a 3-9 record, were shut out by their biggest rivals (Georgia and Alabama), went winless in the SEC for the first time since 1980 and finished 0-8 in conference for the first time ever.

Needless to say, a change needed to be made.

Gus Malzahn will take over for Gene Chizik as the head coach of the Tigers, and will be looking to orchestrate the same kind of turnaround he accomplished when he took over as Auburn's offensive coordinator before the 2009 season. 

That may be easier said than done.

Auburn has a very unstable quarterback position, a wide receiving corps that has underachieved and a defense that has been an issue for nearly a half-decade.

What are the biggest issues for the Auburn Tigers this spring, and who will break out as the next potential star? Barrett Sallee, Michael Felder and Adam Kramer break down the Tigers in this edition of "The Program."


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