Who Are Auburn's Top Candidates for Head Coach?
Names are already being thrown around about who could lead the Auburn Tigers football team now that Gene Chizik has been fired.
Just Hours after Auburn fell to Alabama 49 to 0 on Saturday, the Tiger's head football coach Gene Chizik was fired.
We asked CBS 8 Sports Analyst John Longshore to list the top three candidates and what each one would bring to the table.
"Here's a guy that obviously had Auburn's offense just rolling and clicking. He had to scale it back due to Gene Chizik wanting him to slow it down and help Auburn's defense," Longshore says.
He says he's also heard Auburn is looking at Alabama's Defensive Coordinator Kirby Smart.
But Longshore says if he could choose, he would hire Vanderbilt's head coach James Franklin.