Gus Malzahn, Auburn Reportedly Agree on New Contract Amid Arkansas Rumors

Gus Malzahn, Auburn Reportedly Agree on New Contract Amid Arkansas Rumors

Gus Malzahn, Auburn Reportedly Agree on New Contract Amid Arkansas Rumors

No details are available on the length or amount of the Malzahn contract with Auburn, but it appears that Arkansas officials are now looking to their second choice for the head coaching job.

After Arkansas came after him with a lucrative offer, coach Gus Malzahn agreed to a seven-year, $49 million deal that will keep him at Auburn, sources told ESPN's Chris Low.

This news comes after fellow SEC school Arkansas reportedly expressed interest in hiring Malzahn. "We're on solid foundation and have a chance to do some special things".

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"I would like to congratulate the Georgia Bulldogs on their fine SEC victory last night", Gloer said in his wife's now-viral video.

Auburn's head coach was pressed on the rumors and reports coming out of Arkansas throughout this past weekend.

Mrs. Gloer's video has more than one million views. Malzahn won a national championship with the Tigers as the team's offensive coordinator under Chizik in 2010 and led the Tigers back to the title game in his first season in 2013. Auburn also played a third team to make the College Football Playoff earlier this season when Auburn fell 14-6 at Clemson.

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Auburn is 45-21 over the course of Malzahn's five-year tenure, which began following the firing of Gene Chizik after the 2012 season.

Georgia rose three spots to No. 3 in the final coaches poll of the regular season, moving past Auburn, Wisconsin and Alabama in the process. He has beaten Nick Saban and Alabama twice, and he spearheaded a 10-3 campaign in 2017 that will conclude with a Peach Bowl showdown against undefeated Central Florida. I love the school and love where we're going.

Auburn has also brought in a top-10 recruiting class in every year of Malzahn's tenure and is on track to bring in another in 2018.

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