Auburn Midfielder Bo Nicks received a warm message to coach Jose Malzan on Sunday after he was fired from school after eight seasons.
Nicks posted a photo of him and Malzan celebrating on Instagram.
“Coach Malzan, thank you for your faith in your players and giving us all a chance to fulfill our goals and dreams. You are a wonderful representation of a man from Auburn, and it was an honor to play under your leadership! The Lord has used you to influence so many lives, and your relationship with him has been crystal clear. In this program and Auburn University.
It was announced that Malzan was sacked a day after the Tigers concluded their regular season with a 24-10 win Mississippi State.
Defense Coordinator Kevin Steele will act as Auburn’s interim coach.
Athletic Director Allen Green Advertise this On Sunday. The Tigers finished the 2020 season with a record 6-4, and suffered heavy losses against the Southeastern Conference opponents in Alabama, Georgia and Texas A&M.
“After assessing the state of the Auburn football program, we decided it was time for a change of leadership,” Green said in a statement. “We appreciate everything GAS has done for the show over the past eight seasons. We will immediately start looking for a coach who can help Auburn to consistently compete at the highest level.”
In eight seasons, Malzahn finished with a record 68-35 overall, which included a 39-27 record against SEC Shows. Auburn reached the SEC title match in 2013, his first season as head coach, but the Tigers lost to Florida in the national championship match.