Football: Auburn hires cornerbacks coach
BY Staff and Wire Reports
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Auburn has hired longtime Southeastern Conference assistant Melvin Smith as cornerbacks coach. Head coach Gus Malzahn, formerly an assistant at Tulsa, announced the hiring. Smith spent the past seven seasons coaching cornerbacks and the secondary at Mississippi State. Malzahn says Smith "is an outstanding secondary coach and is one of the top recruiters in the Southeastern Conference."