Yes, we now have a defensive coordinator!
As indicated by my title, Ted Roof will become our new defensive coordinator.
This is from Charles Goldberg at The Birmingham News:
Ted Roof set to be Auburn's defensive coordinator
Posted by Charles Goldberg, Birmingham News January 06, 2009 1:45 PMCategories: Football
Ted Roof has agreed to be Auburn's defensive coordinator. He's been the defensive coordinator at the University of Minnesota.
He's Gene Chizik's sixth assistant coach hire, the second on defense.
Roof's best work has been as a defensive coach. He was Georgia Tech's defensive coordinator from 1999-2001, and was nominated for the Frank Broyles Award, which goes annually to the nation's top assistant, in 2000.
He was 6-45 from 2003-07 as Duke's head coach.
1987-88 Alabama, graduate assistant
1989 West Georgia, linebackers
1990-1993 Duke, linebackers
1994-1996 Massachusetts, assistant
1997 Western Carolina, defensive coordinator
1998 Georgia Tech, linebackers
1999-2001, Georgia Tech, defensive coordinator
2002, Duke, defensive coordinator
2003-2007, Duke, head coach
2008 Minnesota, defensive coordinator