College Football World Reacts To Bryan Harsin Keeping His Job At Auburn

College Football World Reacts To Bryan Harsin Keeping His Job At Auburn

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  • Auburn is reportedly sticking with Bryan Harsin as its head football coach.
  • College football fans reacted to the news with Harsin seemingly on very thin ice.
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While many assumed that Auburn was looking for a way to get rid of Bryan Harsin as its head football coach, the Tigers have reportedly decided to stick with him.

According to ESPN’s Pete Thamel and Chris Low, Auburn officials are expected to announce that Harsin will be retained.

If you think a college football program announcing that it’s sticking with its head coach, in February no less, is strange, you’re not wrong. That, however, is just the situation Auburn finds itself in at the moment.

Harsin led the Tigers to a 6-7 season in what was his first campaign as head coach last year. Auburn has also had tremendous turnover when it comes to the rest of its coaching staff this offseason.

Then there were the rumors about Harsin that have nothing at all to do with his coaching abilities. Harsin’s wife and one of his daughters even jumped on Instagram to defend the head coach as rumors swirled. With Harsin’s future up in the air, the university released a statement announcing that it was looking for information anywhere it may appear in relation to Harsin, but also stated it does “not make institutional decisions based on social media posts or media headlines.”

Harsin and the Tigers have been a punching bag for a couple of weeks now and folks on social media continued to take shots at the football program given the news that Harsin will be staying on board.