Chizik Names Todd As Starting QB: Good Move for Auburn

Posted by Mike Dockery on August-18-2009 Add Comments

New Auburn coach Gene Chizik has done all he can to get Auburn out of the quickly-expanding shadow of its rival across the state.

Auburn spent the better part of a decade as the premier college football program in a state that lives and breathes college football, only to watch as Nick Saban resurrected a departed giant in Tuscaloosa, leaving Auburn as almost an afterthought in Alabama.  

From visiting high schools in Auburn-branded Hummer limos, to starting a reality show, Chizik has worked the media to build hype around Auburn. However, the move which will likely have the most immediate impact on the Tigers’ success on the field is Chizik’s recent naming of Chris Todd as the starting quarterback f...

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