Boise State's Head Coach takes over Auburn
Boise State's Bryan Harson replaces Gus Malzahn for the second time in his career as head coach. On December 12, 2012, Harson succeeded Malzahn at Arkansas State. Now, he is the new head coach at Auburn after Malzahn was fired earlier this month.
At 44 years of age, Harson has an incredible resume:
76 Wins 24 Losses (3-2 Bowl Games)
1 Sun Belt Conference Championship
3 Mountain West Championships
5 Mountain Divisions Championships
Achieved as the Broyles Award finalist in 2009.
Auburn Tigers finished 6-4 (Southeast Conference) behind Alabama and Texas A&M. Harson will have his hands full with tough competitions from the following coaches within his division:
Alabama-Nick Saban (currently No. 1 in the rankings) 6 National Championships 9 SEC Championships
Texas A&M Jimbo Fisher 1 National Championship with Florida State
LSU-Ed Orgeron 1 National Championship
Ole Miss-Lane Kiffin - first year (2 National Championships under Nick Saban)
Arkansas-Sam Pittman first year
Mississippi State-Mike Leach First year (2 Conference Championships-texas Tech and Washington State)