Gus Malzahn hires ex-Auburn analyst, former Opelika HS coach
Another former Auburn staffer is joining Gus Malzahn at UCF.
On Sunday, Malzahn tweeted an announcement that he has hired Brian Blackmon to coach UCF’s special teams and tight ends.
Blackmon heads to UCF after spending the last three seasons at Troy. Blackmon was on Malzahn’s staff as an offensive analyst for the Tigers’ 2017 SEC West championship campaign.
Auburn-area football fans also know Blackmon as a long-time coach at Opelika High School. Blackmon received Class 6A Coach of the Year in 2012 recognition from multiple organizations and publications.
— Brian Blackmon (@CoachB_Blackmon) February 21, 2021