Gus Malzahn

Gus Malzahn was named the Auburn University head football coach in 2012 after serving as the team’s offensive coordinator and quarterback coach from 2009-11. Malzahn was the 2010 recipient of the Broyles Award, given annually to the top assistant coach in college football. Previously, he was the offensive coordinator at the University of Tulsa, and the offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach at the University of Arkansas. Malzahn joined the Razorbacks’ staff following an impressive five-year run as the head football coach at Springdale High School, in Springdale, Arkansas, capped by one of the most dominant seasons by any school in 2005. Malzahn began his coaching career in 1991 at Hughes High School in Hughes, Arkansas, as the defensive coordinator. The following season, he was named to the head coaching position with the Blue Devils, which he held until 1995. In 1996, he took the head coaching job at Shiloh Christian High School in Springdale, Arkansas. At Shiloh, his teams compiled a 63-7-1 record. In 1997, he implemented the “hurry-up, no-huddle” philosophy into his offense. For the next four years, their offense was one of the nation’s top yardage producers, averaging almost 7,000 yards per season.