Gus Malzahn adds Rhett Lashlee and Ryan Russell to Auburn coaching staff

AUBURN, AL ( - Rhett Lashlee is Auburn's new offensive coordinator as he reunites with Gus Malzahn, the man he played high school ball for in Arkansas and who he has been with most of his coaching career.

Lashlee, who served as Malzahn's offensive coordinator at Arkansas State this season, is making the move with Malzahn to Auburn, according to sources familiar with move.

Lashlee and Malzahn have been together, from their days at Shiloh Christian High, to Arkansas for a year to Auburn when Malzahn was the offensive coordinator and Lashlee was his graduate assistant in 2009 and 2010.

Lashlee was Pat Sullivan's offensive coordinator at Samford in 2011. He then moved to Arkansas State when Malzahn was named head coach there.