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Gene Chizik

Football Player and Coach
Male
Born Dec 28, 1961

Eugene T. "Gene" Chizik is an American football coach and former player. He is the former head coach of the Auburn University football team, a position he held from the 2009 season until the end of the 2012 season. Chizik's 2010 Auburn Tigers football team completed a 14–0 season with a victory over Oregon in the BCS National Championship Game. Chizik played college football at the University of Florida in 1981 for head coach Charley Pell.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1961 Birth Born on December 28, 1961.

TEENAGE

1981 19 Years Old Chizik played college football at the University of Florida in 1981 for head coach Charley Pell.

TWENTIES

1986 24 Years Old Chizik began his coaching career at Seminole High School, serving as their defensive coordinator and inside linebacker coach from 1986 to 1988.
1988 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He then became a graduate assistant at Clemson from 1988 to 1989, working with the outside linebackers.
1990 28 Years Old His initial full-time coaching job was as the defensive ends coach at Middle Tennessee State from 1990 to 1991. In 1990, the Blue Raiders won the Ohio Valley Conference championship.

THIRTIES

1992 30 Years Old His next assignment was at Stephen F. Austin State University, serving as their linebackers coach from 1992 to 1995. … Read More
1996 34 Years Old He was then promoted to the defensive coordinator role, which he held from 1996 to 1997.
1998 36 Years Old He then served as the defensive coordinator and secondary coach for Central Florida from 1998 to 2001. … Read More

FORTIES

2002 40 Years Old Chizik later employed a very similar scheme at Auburn, where he served again as the defensive coordinator and secondary coach from 2002 to 2004. … Read More
2003 41 Years Old He coached in three bowl games, the 2003 Capital One Bowl, 2004 Music City Bowl, and 2005 Sugar Bowl.
2004 42 Years Old 1 More Event
His 2004 defensive unit led the country in scoring defense, giving up 11.3 points per game, and the total defense ranked 5th, which is the same ranking the 2003 team recorded.
2005 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Chizik was hired by Texas to serve as their co-defensive coordinator, assistant head coach, and linebackers coach.
2006 44 Years Old In November 2006, Chizik was hired to replace outgoing coach Dan McCarney as head football coach of Iowa State. … Read More
2008 46 Years Old On December 13, 2008, Auburn University hired Chizik to succeed former head coach Tommy Tuberville, who resigned from the position after finishing 5–7 in the 2008 season. … Read More
…  Chizik's 2010 Auburn Tigers football team completed a 14–0 season with a victory over Oregon in the BCS National Championship Game.

FIFTIES

2014 52 Years Old He inherited a unit that had given up a staggering 497 yards per game in 2014; only three other teams in Power 5 conferences had surrendered more yards per game. … Read More
2015 53 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He was named defensive coordinator at North Carolina in January 2015.
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