Georgia assistant coach Rodney Garner was hired as Auburn’s defensive line coach Thursday night.
Garner, a former Auburn player, will also serve as assistant head coach under new head coach Gus Malzahn.
Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs said, “Welcome Home, Coach Rodney Garner!” in a Twitter post.
Garner was defensive line coach at Georgia, assistant head coach, and one of the program’s top recruiters.
Jacobs also said of Garner, “He’s one of the best D Line coaches in all of college football.”