Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn confirmed Monday that interim defensive coordinator and safeties coach Charlie Harbison will not be retained. Per USAToday:
Harbison, nicknamed “Cheese,” will not be retained on Auburn’s defensive staff under new coordinator Will Muschamp, a source confirmed Sunday.
Auburn acknowledged Harbison’s firing on Monday.
“I want to thank Charlie for his contributions to our program,” Gus Malzahn said in a statement. “He was a true professional that was a positive example for our players.”
The only remaining member of the defensive coaching staff from the past two seasons is defensive line coach Rodney Garner.