Auburn announced Wednesday that they have hired Alabama's outside linebackers coach Lance Thompson away from the Crimson Tide. He will coach linebackers at Auburn. Per USAToday:
quote:Thompson coached at Alabama the past three seasons.
A longtime SEC assistant, Thompson joins defensive coordinator Will Muschamp, who he worked with at LSU in 2002-03, and defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson as the new additions to coach Gus Malzahn’s staff since the end of the regular season.
“I’m really excited and very appreciative to be joining the Auburn football family and work with coach Malzahn, coach Muschamp and the entire staff,” Thompson said in a statement. “I have a great amount of respect for coach Malzahn and what he represents and what he has accomplished in a short period of time. I hope to bring my strengths to the program to help Auburn football achieve its goals of winning a national championship. I’m blessed to be joining coach Malzahn’s staff and the Auburn family.”
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