Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn Agrees To Six-Year Contract Extension

Fresh off last Saturday’s incredible 34-28 win over the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide and on the eve of the SEC Championship Game, Auburn Tigers coach Gus Malzahn has agreed to a six-year contract extension.

Auburn Tigers Coach Gus Malzahn - Press ConferenceMalzahn was paid $2.3 million per year in the initial five-year deal he signed as the head coach at Auburn on Dec. 4, 2012.

Renown for his innovative offensive style, Malzahn has made a profound impact turning around a 3-9 program that was projected to finish in the lower-end of the SEC before the 2013 campaign into the top-ranked team from the conference with a legitimate shot at the BCS National Championship in just one season.

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