Auburn names Boulware special teams coach

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn coach Gene Chizik has named Jay Boulware special teams coordinator.

Boulware's hiring was announced Sunday after he spent the past two seasons coaching special teams and running backs for Chizik at Iowa State.

Boulware has also coached at Texas, Northern Illinois, Arizona, Stanford and Utah. Boulware recruited current Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner to Northern Illinois. Iowa State ranked 12th nationally in kickoff returns this past season.

Chizik's new staff also includes Gus Malzahn, Curtis Luper and James Willis.

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