NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. – Auburn coach Gus Malzahn responded to more rumors surrounding NFL teams interested in him.
“I’m happy at Auburn and I think I’ve made that clear,” Malzahn said Thursday night.
On Tuesday, CBS NFL insider Jason La Canfora reported Malzahn is a “top candidate” for the Cleveland Browns job.
Gus Malzahn (Auburn) very much a top candidate for CLE. Vandy’s James Franklin in the mix. One of them or McDaniels expected to get that job
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) January 1, 2014
In his first year coaching the Tigers, Malzahn has taken a 3-9 team to the BCS National Championship. He agreed to terms on a new six-year contract worth over $26 million the night before the SEC Championship game.
Auburn plays Florida State in the BCS National Championship game at 7:30 p.m. CT.