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But explain this "jim" name for Chizik.
Haven't been on a lot in the past couple weeks. How did this come about?
Like most on this board, somebody said it, it was funny, people repeat it.
1960 Les Paul
When he was first hired, an AU writer on a blog accidently put Jim instead of Gene. ... and the rest is history
This post was edited by I Waxed Da Dude on 10/7/2012 at 8:47 PM
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Chizik at the White House in 2011
Title Head coach
Record 36–33 (.522)
Annual salary $3,500,000
Born December 28, 1961 (age 50)
Tarpon Springs, Florida
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2009–present Seminole HS (FL) (DC/ILB)
Middle Tennessee (DE)
Stephen F. Austin (LB)
Stephen F. Austin (DC)
Head coaching record
Overall 36–33 (.529)
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
1 National Championship (2010)
1 SEC Championship (2010)
Broyles Award (2004)
SEC Coach of the Year (2010)
Home Depot Coach of the Year (2010)
Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award (2010)
Paul "Bear" Bryant Award (2010)
Eugene T. "Jim" Chizik (born December 28, 1961) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach of the Auburn University football team, a position he has held since the 2009 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.
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