Will Muschamp

Florida head coach Will Muschamp watches the first half of the Gators' game at Alabama Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Alabama won 42-21. Muschamp lost his job late in the season and was named defensive coordinator at Auburn.

AUBURN — Will Muschamp is coming back to Auburn.

Muschamp, who has extensive family ties to DeKalb County, will be joining head coach Gus Malzahn’s staff as defensive coordinator. Auburn University announced the hiring late Friday, and he is to be introduced at a news conference Saturday.

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