The coaching profession is littered with glorious achievements and spectacular failures. Gene Chizik has known them both in short order.
Gene Chizik warned as early as April of his team's youth and inexperience. After watching Auburn's opener against Utah State, it's clear he wasn't kidding.
As Auburn basks in the glory of its national championship win, Gene Chizik prepares his team for life as a defending champion absent many of the faces that helped deliver the trophy.