Source: UF to work with ex-Auburn organizer Roberts
Adam Rittenberg, ESPN
- Senior WriterJan 8, 2024, 06:37 PM ET Close College football press reporter.
- Joined ESPN.com in 2008.
- Graduate of Northwestern University.Florida is set to employ
Auburn defensive planner Ron Roberts, a veteran playcaller and previous FCS head coach, as co-defensive planner and linebackers coach, a source informed ESPN on Monday, confirming a report.Roberts invested the 2023 season at Auburn alongside coach Hugh Freeze, overseeing a defense that ranked 45th nationally in lawns enabled and 41st in points allowed. As ESPN formerly reported, Auburn is set to work with Colorado protective organizer Charles Kelly in a planner role. Kelly has actually called defensive dips into numerous schools, consisting of Florida State.Editor’s Picks 1 Related Auburn last week fired offending coordinator Philip Montgomery. Freeze might take over offending playcalling,
sources stated. Offending expert Kent Austin, who acted as co-offensive planner under Freeze at Liberty, is anticipated to become quarterbacks coach.Roberts, the previous head coach at Southeastern Louisiana and Delta State, came to Auburn from Baylor, where he spent three seasons as protective organizer and assisted the Bears to a Big 12 title in 2021.247 Sports initially reported Florida’s anticipated hiring of Roberts.