Malzahn agrees to become ASU’s new head coach
|Updated: 12/13/2011 9:42 pm
||Published: 12/13/2011 9:33 pm
Sources have confirmed to sports director David Raath that Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn has reached a deal to become the new head football coach ASU. We’re told the deal is for six years and $750 thousand with a $2 million buyout. He currently makes around $1.3 million in his position at Auburn.
For Malzahn, it represents a homecoming for the former Arkansas high school coaching legend who led two different schools to state championships. He was Arkansas’ offensive coordinator in 2006 before going to Tulsa for the same position. This brings to an end a focused search by ASU athletic director Dean Lee who was looking for a statement hire following the departure of Hugh Freeze. Stay with Fox16 News for the latest on the Malzahn hire.
A press conference announcing Malzahn will happen at 3:30pm in Jonesboro.
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