The player that led the way for Auburn’s “Four Horsemen” backfield now faces the challenge of leading an entire group of kids to victory on the gridiron.

That’s because former Auburn fullback Brandon Johnson has been named the head coach of Alba Middle School.

The school’s announced the news with the following statement:

“We are pleased to announce that Brandon Johnson will be our new football coach. Brandon will be a great addition to the Alba Middle School football program, and he will be working with Coach Giles and Coach Stafford. We are very excited for what the future holds for our student-athletes and this community.”

Johnson played at Auburn from 2000 until 2003, where he blocked for the likes of Cadillac Williams, Ronnie Brown, Brandon Jacobs and Tre Smith. During his playing career, Johnson racked up 116 rushing yards and 114 receiving yards with a combined three scores.