Auburn hires Craig as co-offensive coordinator

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Auburn has hired former quarterback Dameyune Craig as co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach. Craig spent the past three seasons as Florida State's quarterbacks coach and recruiting coordinator. He played quarterback for the Tigers from 1994-97, and holds school marks for passing yards (3,227) and completions (216) in a season. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said Thursday that Craig is one of college football's "top young coaches" and best recruiters.
The Seminoles won the Atlantic Coast Conference championship this season and went 12-2. Craig also worked with quarterbacks Christian Ponder and EJ Manuel. Before that, he spent two seasons coaching wide receivers for South Alabama. Malzahn brought Rhett Lashlee with him from Arkansas State as offensive coordinator three days after his hiring. The Tigers will run Malzahn's fast-paced, spread-style offense. © 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


More Sports

High School Softball

Five standouts earn All-State honors from GACA

‘Tis the season for presents and gifts. But earning All-State softball honors from the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association wasn&rsquo ... Read More


High School Wrestling

Vikings continue busy week at Norseman Duals

Just two days after winning this year's Coweta County Championship, the Northgate Vikings rolled the wrestling mats back out Friday at home ... Read More


Heritage lineups sweep Harvester

Heritage School lineups dominated opposing lineups on Thursday at Harvester Christian while earning a sweep in non-region play while getting ... Read More


Tied up in knots

County championships provide excitement

Since retiring as a varsity wrestling coach following a career that included over 300 victories, Adrian Anderson had been happy to stay in t ... Read More


Coweta Wrestling Championships

Vikings create own ‘breaks’ to claim title

Northgate is sitting on top of the Coweta County wrestling world again. The Vikings captured the annual county championships in their own gy ... Read More

Northgate leads All-Region cheerleading squad

Northgate’s competitive cheerleading squad led this year’s All-Region 4-AAAAA team with eight selections. Earning honors for the ... Read More