Auburn names Tony Franklin offensive coordinator

Updated: December 12, 2007, 7:31 PM ET
Associated Press

AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn hired Troy offensive coordinator Tony Franklin on Wednesday to run the Tigers' offense.

Franklin, who will also coach quarterbacks, spent the past two seasons running a no-huddle, spread offense at Troy. He is also is a former Kentucky offensive coordinator.

"Tony has had a tremendous amount of success offensively in the Southeastern Conference and during his most recent position at Troy," Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville said. "He teaches an exciting brand of offense ...

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