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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2011, file photo, Auburn coach Gene Chizik, center, is greeted by BCS championship game ambassador Duane Woods, right, at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix as Chizik's wife, Jonna, watches After two years of living and working in Chapel Hill, N.C., while his wife and three children were in Auburn, Ala., Chizik has quit his job and returned home to be a full-time dad and husband. The lengthy long-distance relationship he had with his family is not uncommon among college football coaches as they job hop through a career with little security. (AP Photo/Paul Connors, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2011, file photo, Auburn coach Gene Chizik holds up the Coaches' Trophy after Auburn defeated Oregon 22-19 in the BCS National Championship NCAA college football game, in Glendale, Ariz. After two years of living and working in Chapel Hill, N.C., while his wife and three children were in Auburn, Ala., Chizik has quit his job and returned home to be a full-time dad and husband. The lengthy long-distance relationship he had with his family is not uncommon among college football coaches as they job hop through a career with little security. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, FIle)

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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2011, file photo, Auburn coach Gene Chizik embraces his wife, Jonna, after his team's 16-13 victory over South Carolina in an NCAA college football game, in Columbia, S.C. After two years of living and working in Chapel Hill, N.C., while his wife and three children were in Auburn, Ala., Chizik has quit his job and returned home to be a full-time dad and husband. The lengthy long-distance relationship he had with his family is not uncommon among college football coaches as they job hop through a career with little security. (AP Photo/Brett Flashnick, File)

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Auburn coach Gene Chizik talks to the media after a loss to Alabama 49-0 in an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Chizik would not answer questions about his future at Auburn. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

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Auburn coach Gene Chizik talks to the media after a loss to Alabama 49-0 in an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Chizik would not answer questions about his future at Auburn. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

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Auburn coach Gene Chizik talks about the shootings of college students including a couple of football players with the media on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Opelika-Auburn News, Vasha Hunt)

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Auburn coach Gene Chizik talks about the shootings of college students including a couple of football players with the media on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Opelika-Auburn News, Vasha Hunt)

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Auburn coach Gene Chizik talks on the phone with quarterback Kiehl Frazier, a recruit from Shiloh Christian High School in Springdale Ark., on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, in Auburn, Ala., after Frazier sent in his paperwork to play NCAA college football and attend Auburn on national signing day.(AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)

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Auburn coach Gene Chizik holds the trophy for Nick Fairley after Auburn defeated Oregon 22-19 in the BCS championship NCAA college football game Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow)

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Auburn coach Gene Chizik holds the trophy for Nick Fairley after Auburn defeated Oregon, 22-19, in the BCS championship NCAA college football game only Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow)

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Auburn head coach Gene Chizik urges his team on during the second half of the BCS national championship NCAA college football game against Oregon on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2010, file phot, Auburn coach Gene Chizik watches his team on the opening day of NCAA college football practice in Auburn, Ala. Chizik said Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, that he was hired for his hard-earned reputation, not his head coaching record. The Tigers have been embroiled in controversy surrounding quarterback Cam Newton, but Chizik says his "methods of operations haven't changed." (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2010, photo, Auburn coach Gene Chizik, right, and quarterback Cameron Newton (2) lead the team out for the NCAA college football game against Louisiana-Monroe in Auburn, Ala. A man who said he represented Newton during his recruitment out of junior college last year asked for payment to secure his commitment to Mississippi State, according to former MSU player John Bond. "I will say this, very loud and very clear: Cameron Newton is eligible at Auburn University. Period. End of story," Chizik said Thursday night, Nov. 4, on his weekly radio show. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)