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Auburn president considering options for Chizik

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08:25 AM ET 11.09 | What a difference two seasons make for Gene Chizik, who not all that long ago won a national title. Auburn University President Jay Gogue could lean on a committee to help him determine the fate of [Chizik], whose football team is struggling with a 2-7 record. Gogue is expected to review the status of Chizik, Athletics Director Jay Jacobs and Jacobs' top lieutenant, Tim Jackson, after the Alabama game on Nov. 24. Gogue told some trustees he may form a committee to help him reach a decision on the direction of the football program, according to AuburnUndercover.com. A letter from the athletic department last week to influential Auburn alumnus extolled the accomplishments of Jacobs. It is unclear if a similar support package was prepared for Chizik.

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November 9, 2012  08:40 AM ET

Already, the rumors have Jacobs retained, Jackson reassigned (go look for a job, or we'll have you cleaning toilets for your salary), and Chizik jettisoned after the conclusion of this season.

November 9, 2012  08:48 AM ET

Who they gonna get if Genie's let go?

November 9, 2012  08:48 AM ET
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Who they gonna get if Genie's let go?

They can have Dooley or Sunseri.

November 9, 2012  08:52 AM ET

Option 1: Resign
Option 2: Get fired.

November 9, 2012  09:08 AM ET

Gene just reverting back to his norm. DC is his place in this world, not HC. That's not so bad, is it?

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November 9, 2012  09:14 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Petrino to Aubie.

UKy lock.

November 9, 2012  09:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Gene just reverting back to his norm. DC is his place in this world, not HC. That's not so bad, is it?

ask Mike Stoops.

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November 9, 2012  09:31 AM ET

Iowa State said this would happen

November 9, 2012  09:34 AM ET
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Iowa State said this would happen

Ames, IA isn't so bad now after all... huh Gene?

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November 9, 2012  09:43 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

Iowa State said this would happen

ISU is doing pretty well with Paul Rhoads.

November 9, 2012  09:44 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

UKy lock.

Fulmer is going to UK

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November 9, 2012  09:53 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Who they gonna get if Genie's let go?

Option #1 - Petrino or Malzhan

Option #2 - Strong or Smart

November 9, 2012  09:54 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

ISU is doing pretty well with Paul Rhoads.

Yes, they are. Hopefully, Rhoads' staff will recruit well and continue to build the program.

 
November 9, 2012  09:55 AM ET
QUOTE(#18):

Option #1 - Petrino or Malzhan Option #2 - Strong or Smart

Who then is on your wish list for Arkie?

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