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Will Muschamp Introductory Press Conference Notes

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A Tweet-cap of Coach Boom's introductory press conference. All credit for the words goes to the beat writers.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Auburn coach Gus Malzahn calls it a &quot;very exciting day for Auburn football&quot; with hiring of Will Muschamp</p>&mdash; Auburn Gold Mine (@AUGoldMine) <a href="https://twitter.com/AUGoldMine/status/543807258153717760">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Malzahn confirms Muschamp will not coach the bowl game. Charlie Harbison will be the DC for Auburn against Wisconsin.</p>&mdash; Justin Ferguson (@JFergusonAU) <a href="https://twitter.com/JFergusonAU/status/543807348876529664">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Auburn&#39;s head coach with new defensive coordinator. RT <a href="https://twitter.com/jayjacobsauad">@jayjacobsauad</a>: Boom &amp; Boom! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WarEagle?src=hash">#WarEagle</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AuburnFast?src=hash">#AuburnFast</a> <a href="http://t.co/XkiJfCvTG7">pic.twitter.com/XkiJfCvTG7</a></p>&mdash; Jingle B.Ells (@blakeells) <a href="https://twitter.com/blakeells/status/543807483857633281">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp at the podium. <a href="http://t.co/8ZOThtb5fd">pic.twitter.com/8ZOThtb5fd</a></p>&mdash; Rod Bramblett (@VoiceofAUTigers) <a href="https://twitter.com/VoiceofAUTigers/status/543807615718162432">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp says Florida recruits would rave to him about Auburn&#39;s housing situation.</p>&mdash; John Zenor (@jzenor) <a href="https://twitter.com/jzenor/status/543807702116601857">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp: &quot;This was a family decision, and this was a very easy decision to come back to Auburn.&quot;</p>&mdash; Justin Ferguson (@JFergusonAU) <a href="https://twitter.com/JFergusonAU/status/543807725080432642">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp says Auburn was the only job he was offered. &quot;I was honored to have the opportunity&quot;</p>&mdash; Jason Caldwell (@ITATJason) <a href="https://twitter.com/ITATJason/status/543807885801955328">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp: &quot;After the season, I set out to relax for two weeks. I made it 13 days.&quot;</p>&mdash; Justin Ferguson (@JFergusonAU) <a href="https://twitter.com/JFergusonAU/status/543808025992372224">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp: &quot;At the end of the day, I&#39;m just a ball coach. ... I&#39;m grateful to have a family that accepts that.&quot;</p>&mdash; WarEagleExtra (@wareagleextra) <a href="https://twitter.com/wareagleextra/status/543808092258205697">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Will Muschamp: &quot;Gus and I talked a lot&quot; leading up to rejoining Auburn</p>&mdash; Auburn Gold Mine (@AUGoldMine) <a href="https://twitter.com/AUGoldMine/status/543808227381870592">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp on assembling his staff: &quot;That&#39;s Gus&#39; decision. That&#39;s his call.&quot;</p>&mdash; WarEagleExtra (@wareagleextra) <a href="https://twitter.com/wareagleextra/status/543808318457004033">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp said he would be back next week to monitor practices Monday-Thursday before enjoying Christmas with his family.</p>&mdash; Jason Caldwell (@ITATJason) <a href="https://twitter.com/ITATJason/status/543808362115497984">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp on what he&#39;s seen from AU&#39;s defense: &quot;I&#39;m looking forward to coaching some of those guys that turned me down (at Florida).&quot;</p>&mdash; WarEagleExtra (@wareagleextra) <a href="https://twitter.com/wareagleextra/status/543808748192808960">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp said injuries definitely hurt Auburn&#39;s defense this year. Mentions Carl Lawson not being out there.</p>&mdash; Jason Caldwell (@ITATJason) <a href="https://twitter.com/ITATJason/status/543808853381742592">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp says he&#39;d rather be a DC at a place with the resources to win titles than a head coach elsewhere</p>&mdash; John Zenor (@jzenor) <a href="https://twitter.com/jzenor/status/543808862898638848">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Interesting comment, there. I guess it shows Houston was never really in play. Though he did say he was never offered another job, so it's not like he turned them down.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp on playing defense with HUNH. He said Florida averaged 70 plays last season and Auburn 72. Said perception is sometimes not reality</p>&mdash; Jason Caldwell (@ITATJason) <a href="https://twitter.com/ITATJason/status/543809123390066690">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Let that one soak in. Now imagine that the reason his defense is on the field so much is because the offense scored so quickly... Scary, right? SCARY AWESOME.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp said as soon as he gets done with this press conference, he&#39;s going out to recruit.</p>&mdash; Justin Ferguson (@JFergusonAU) <a href="https://twitter.com/JFergusonAU/status/543809852330737664">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp talks about the need to stay away from explosive plays. &quot;Get the ball out first and we&#39;ll deal with the rest of the stuff later&quot;</p>&mdash; Jason Caldwell (@ITATJason) <a href="https://twitter.com/ITATJason/status/543810046321520641">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Muschamp on Auburn&#39;s needs: &quot;Film can only take you so far...you have to observe practice. I know (AU) has recruited some great players.&quot;</p>&mdash; Justin Ferguson (@JFergusonAU) <a href="https://twitter.com/JFergusonAU/status/543810231726530561">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Any D staff changes? Malzahn: &quot;We&#39;ve got a solid defensive staff. Will will have ownersrhip over that. Me and him will get together.&quot;</p>&mdash; Brandon Marcello (@bmarcello) <a href="https://twitter.com/bmarcello/status/543810714541248512">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Gus Malzahn on Will Muschamp: &quot;I love his energy. I&#39;m an energy guy, too.&quot;</p>&mdash; Auburn Gold Mine (@AUGoldMine) <a href="https://twitter.com/AUGoldMine/status/543810899887538177">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Gus Malzahn on Will Muschamp&#39;s head coaching experience: &quot;I think it&#39;s very valuable.. He&#39;ll be a good sounding board for me.&quot;</p>&mdash; Auburn Gold Mine (@AUGoldMine) <a href="https://twitter.com/AUGoldMine/status/543811315564027904">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Malzahn on the search: &quot;I&#39;m not a real patient guy, but I felt like I needed to be in this setting.&quot;</p>&mdash; Justin Ferguson (@JFergusonAU) <a href="https://twitter.com/JFergusonAU/status/543811400733577217">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Malzahn on what Muschamp brings as a recruiter: &quot;Kids love to play for him, with all the success he&#39;s had.&quot;</p>&mdash; Justin Ferguson (@JFergusonAU) <a href="https://twitter.com/JFergusonAU/status/543811970424897537">December 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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