Will Muschamp is going to be the next head coach at South Carolina.

He spent one season at Auburn as the highest-paid defensive coordinator in college football, prompting mass hysteria when the Tigers paired him with offensive-minded head coach Gus Malzahn.

But now the Tigers must rebuild a defense after what’s sure to be a massive drain of personnel and staff on that side of the ball.

Malzahn released this official statement on Sunday afternoon:

“I really appreciate Coach Muschamp’s hard work and dedication for our program at Auburn this past year and wish him nothing but the best with his new job. I will begin a search immediately for our next defensive coordinator.”