Auburn hires Roof as defensive coordinator
AUBURN, Ala. -- Ted Roof, a successful defensive coach at Georgia Tech who struggled as a head coach at Duke, was hired as defensive coordinator at Auburn by new coach Gene Chizik.
The 45-year-old Roof spent last season as defensive coordinator at Minnesota, which improved from 119th nationally in total defense in 2007 to 79th under his direction.
Roof was a linebacker for the Yellow Jackets in the 1980s. He spent two seasons as a graduate assistant at Alabama and then served as an ...
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