Auburn has officially announced the hiring of Drew Fabianich as the football team’s new General Manager and Director of Scouting and Development.

Fabianich arrives from the NFL. He was previously a National Scout for the Dallas Cowboys.

“Drew brings two decades of scouting and player development at the highest level of this game, along with a dozen years of college coaching experience,” Auburn head coach Bryan Harsin said in a program release. “The combination of his coaching track record as well as the player personnel and scouting background, makes Drew a great fit as we look at every angle of recruiting top talent and then continuing to develop our guys during their time here at Auburn. Drew knows what it takes to get to this level and then the next level in this game, and that’s a skill set which will help our players, coaches and next level recruiting process.”

Fabianich spent over 18 years with the Cowboys organization. He first joined Dallas in 2003 as a Southeast and Midwest scout. Fabianich was promoted to National Scout in 2005, a position he held through the 2022 NFL Draft.

Fabianich also has coaching experience. From 1986-2003 he coached at Mesa State University (QB/WR/passing game coordinator), Baylor (defensive graduate assistant), Tennessee (defensive line), UT-Martin (defensive coordinator), Louisiana Monroe (DC) and WT White High School (DC).

“It’s a pleasure and honor to be working with one of the premier programs in the country, and to be back in the SEC,” Fabianich is quoted in Auburn’s hiring announcement. “I have known Coach Harsin for a number of years and have been impressed with his player development and vision. The opportunity to work with him and help build a championship roster here at Auburn is something I can’t wait to get going on.”

Charles Davis, Jason Garrett, Dan Quinn and Daryl Johnston praise Fabianich as a great hire by the Tigers.