Auburn AD, Tuberville plan meetings
Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville will hold additional meetings with the athletic director following a disappointing 5-7 season and a lopsided loss to archrival Alabama.
Tuberville met Monday with Auburn University President Jay Gogue and athletic director Jay Jacobs. The school issued a statement afterward saying more meetings are planned between Jacobs and Tuberville to discuss plans for improving the program under Tuberville’s leadership.
Similar talks between Jacobs and Tuberville yielded a two-year contract extension for Tuberville last year.
Tuberville’s current contract with Auburn continues through 2013 at an average salary of $3.3 million annually. Auburn would have to pay $6 million to get out the deal.