Grissom Head Football Coach Dale Overton has kept a close eye on the search for Auburn's new coach. Overton was a wide receiver for Auburn in the late 80's, helping the Tigers to three SEC Championships and 4 bowl games."
"I'm just looking for an offense that's fun to watch," Overton said smiling just hours after the news of Malzahn's hiring became official.
"He knows his stuff, he knows how to put defenses in predicaments."
Overton worked with Malzahn during several recruiting trips to Prattville during his tenure there as head coach. "he did a heck of a job when I was at prattville, coming and recruiting our kids. I know all the high school coaches that I know personally have a high regard for him and he's a good recruiter."