Allen Greene began his stint as Auburn's AD in January 2018, after the school agreed to a new seven-year, $49 million contract with Malzahn.
Arkansas was looking for a new head coach at the time, and the fact that Malzahn was coming off home wins against No. 1 Georgia and No. 1 Alabama put him in a great spot to receive a big deal. Greene's comments reflect the reality: Auburn is all-in on the Gus Malzahn experience.
Gus Malzahn earned a new seven-year, $49 million contract early on in the offseason. A buyout would cost War Eagle close to $42 million. Auburn has two top 10 showdowns in November as they take on UGA this weekend and the Iron Bowl to end the season.