The latest college football news, notes, and happenings for Sunday, December 13th
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Gus Malzahn Fired By Auburn
Auburn fired Gus Malzahn after a 6-4 season. He went 68-35 during his tenure with an SEC Championship, an appearance in the final BCS Championship – a loss to Florida State – and with another SEC West title and SEC Championship appearance.
Auburn Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Sunday a leadership change for Auburn football as Gus Malzahn will no longer direct the program.
— Auburn Football (@AuburnFootball) December 13, 2020
Lovie Smith Relieved From His Duties At Illinois
Lovie Smith was let go by Illinois after five seasons and a 17-39 record. He took the Illini to the Redbox Bowl last year, but he never had a winning season and never finished higher than 4th in the Big Ten West. Offensive coordinator Rod Smith will take over for the season finale at Penn State.
We will travel to Penn State for the final game of the season. Kickoff is scheduled for Saturday at 4:30 p.m. CT on FS1.
Offensive Coordinator Rod Smith will conclude the season as the acting head coach. pic.twitter.com/X9UuGYxW7v
— Illinois Football (@IlliniFootball) December 13, 2020
McKenzie Milton transferring to Florida State?
Former UCF star QB McKenzie Milton is transferring to Florida State. He threw for 8,683 yards and 72 touchdowns with 12 interceptions – leading the program to an unbeaten season in 2017 – and ran for 1,078 yards and 20 touchdown before suffering a devastating leg injury late in the 2018 season.
Committed 🍢😤 pic.twitter.com/SvdXF0SrHp
— McKenzie Milton (@McKenzieMil10) December 13, 2020