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Auburn announces search firm, advisory group for finding next head football coach

Auburn University Director of Athletics Allen Greene on Tuesday announced a search firm and advisory group that will assist with the search for the program’s next permanent head football coach.

Parker Executive Search Firm, based in Atlanta, Georgia, will assist an eight-member advisory group.

This group includes administrators from the university and its athletics department, along with prominent Auburn alumni and football letterwinners.

Members of the advisory group are as follows:

Allen Greene; Director of Athletics
Lieutenant General Ron Burgess; Executive Vice President, Auburn University
Dr. Beverly Marshall, Auburn Faculty Athletic Representative
Tim Jackson; Executive Associate AD, Auburn Athletics
Bo Jackson; Auburn Football Letterman, 1985 Heisman Trophy Winner
Quentin Riggins; Auburn Football Letterman, Auburn Board of Trustees
Randy Campbell; Auburn Football Letterman
Michelle McKenna; Chief Information Officer, National Football League

This comes after Auburn on Sunday announced that Gus Malzahn’s contract had been terminated. Defensive coordinator Kevin Steele is serving as interim head coach.

Sean Ross is the editor of Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn