Malzahn's looks for triumphant return to Arkansas - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Malzahn's looks for triumphant return to Arkansas

  • AuburnMore>>

  • Auburn equestrian wins NCEA national championship

    Auburn equestrian wins NCEA national championship

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-04-22 02:04:58 GMT

    The second-seeded Tigers defeated No. 1 Georgia 10-5 to win the 2018 NCEA National Championship. This marks Auburn's fourth national title, joining championships in 2006, 2011 and 2013.

    The second-seeded Tigers defeated No. 1 Georgia 10-5 to win the 2018 NCEA National Championship. This marks Auburn's fourth national title, joining championships in 2006, 2011 and 2013.

  • Auburn guard Davion Mitchell transferring to Baylor

    Auburn guard Davion Mitchell transferring to Baylor

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:38:19 GMT
    (Source: Auburn University)(Source: Auburn University)

    Point guard Davion Mitchell is transferring to Baylor after playing in all 34 games as a freshman at Auburn.

    Point guard Davion Mitchell is transferring to Baylor after playing in all 34 games as a freshman at Auburn.

  • Malzahn to compete in coach's charity golf tournament

    Malzahn to compete in coach's charity golf tournament

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:55:03 GMT
    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)
    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)

    Malzahn will be paired with former Auburn place kicker Al Del Greco in the 12th annual charity golf tournament. Alabama head coach Nick Saban will be paired with former Heisman Trophy Winner and current NFL running back Mark Ingram.

    Malzahn will be paired with former Auburn place kicker Al Del Greco in the 12th annual charity golf tournament. Alabama head coach Nick Saban will be paired with former Heisman Trophy Winner and current NFL running back Mark Ingram.

By KURT VOIGT
AP Sports Writer

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Auburn hopes to continue its season of reemergence and earn first-year coach Gus Malzahn a win in his return to his native state of Arkansas this weekend.

The No. 8 Tigers (7-1, 3-1 Southeastern Conference), who were 3-9 last season, have won four games in a row since suffering their only loss of the season - a 35-21 setback at LSU on Sept. 21.

While Auburn has experienced immediate success under its first-year coach, formerly an offensive coordinator for one season with the Razorbacks, Arkansas has struggled in its first year under coach Bret Bielema.

The Razorbacks (3-5, 0-4) have lost five straight, the longest skid of Bielema's head coaching career, and they have lost their last two games - to South Carolina and Alabama by a combined 104-7.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly