The next time some Auburn fan starts chirping about the next Heisman Trophy candidate popping up at his school, shove David Hale in his face.
The list of high-profile recruits to land in Malzahn’s lap over the years is a pretty long one: Mitch Mustain, Jeremy Johnson, Sean White, Woody Barrett, Jarrett Stidham and Joey Gatewood were all ESPN300 prospects. None developed into a star under Malzahn, whose best season came with converted cornerback Nick Marshall.
Sure sounds like that bodes well for Bo Nix. So does this: