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How Auburn won the SEC's craziest coaching carousel | AL.com

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Now that the SEC coaching carousel has stopped spinning, after a dizzying and record pace, one question has to be asked: Who won? The outside-the-box answer: Auburn. It's easy to conclude the Tigers were the victors in an employment extravaganza unlike any the SEC had seen before. They didn't lose Gus Malzahn to home-state Arkansas, Kevin Steele to alma mater Tennessee or Chip Lindsey to South Alabama. Auburn's head coach and both coordinators were candidates for those head coaching positions, b..

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Now that the SEC coaching carousel has stopped spinning, after a dizzying and record pace, one question has to be asked: Who won? The outside-the-box answer: Auburn. It's easy to c..
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