Auburn, Chizik look to take next step

AUBURN, Ala. — It’s fair to say we know a little bit more about Gene Chizik than we did this time a year ago, when some on the Plains were still scratching their heads over his hiring.

In that same regard, we also know a little bit more about where the Auburn football program is headed under Chizik.

“Last year, everybody was still trying to feel each other out,” senior linebacker Josh Bynes said. “Now, everybody is fully aware of how it works here. We know each other. We know what coach Chizik is about.