1. Build a staff
Auburn’s Travaris Robinson is expected to be the defensive coordinator.
Keep the current commitments in the fold and work on new ones.
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3. Reassure fans
The reaction to his hiring has not been overwhelmingly positive.
4. Assess talent
Who on the current roster can play and who can’t?
5. Stay calm
Prove that he’s more than just a coach ready to blow his top.