MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -Middle Tennessee State University has hired former Auburn assistant Tony Franklin as its new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
Franklin spent 10 as Auburn's offensive coordinator and was fired midway through last season when the Tigers' sputtered in his spread offense.
Before going to Auburn, Franklin was offensive coordinator for two seasons at Troy, Middle Tennessee's Sun Belt Conference rival.
Franklin guided prolific offenses in his stint at Troy.
He replaces G.A. Mangus, who served as offense coordinator under coach Rick Stockstill for three years.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  
Advertisement

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Arizona tries to hold down explosive Washington No. 9 Washington utterly obliterated its first three opponents of the season. Will the good times continue in the desert?
Thumbnail Sun Devils, Bears primed for fireworks show With California and Arizona State set to do battle, should fans on the West Coast expect an offensive blitzkrieg tonight?
Thumbnail Arkansas vs. Texas A&M Prediction Will Arkansas pull off the upset or at least cover the spread when it takes on Texas A&M at AT&T Stadium at 9:00PM ET tonight?
Thumbnail Louisville vs. Marshall Prediction Will Louisville avoid a letdown tonight when the Cardinals visit Marshall at 8:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Oklahoma St. vs. Baylor Prediction Will Oklahoma State and No. 16 Baylor have another typical Big 12 shootout when they meet tonight at...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages