Chizik fired as Auburn's football coach after 4 years

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Posted: Sunday, November 25, 2012 1:40 pm | Updated: 8:25 pm, Sun Nov 25, 2012.

The coach who led Auburn football to its first national championship since 1957 could not outlast the Tigers’ worst season in 60 years.

Gene Chizik was fired Sunday as Auburn’s head football coach less than two years after hoisting the crystal football in Glendale, Ariz., athletics director Jay Jacobs announced. Below, you will find the letter Jacobs wrote to the "Auburn Family" containing the news.

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