Kevin Scarbinsky thinks he’s found a clue as to what makes Auburn’s new coaching staff special: sartorial correctness.
… Chizik is 47, which makes him a puppy in Bobby Bowden years. With the exception of the 54-year-old Lolley, Chizik went for energy and enthusiasm over age and experience in hiring his assistants.
Consider the ages of the other Auburn football staffers:
Ted Roof: 45. Gus Malzahn and Curtis Luper: 43. Tracy Rocker: 42. Jeff Grimes: 40. Trooper Taylor and Tommy Thigpen: 38. Jay Boulware: 36.
That means the average age of the Auburn assistants is 42.
That means they’re less likely to get offended if a player wears his cap backwards and more likely to wear their own caps that way.
Because everybody knows that cap wear is the key to greatness. True dat.