Bo Nix is leaving Auburn. So what's next for the Tigers at quarterback?
Auburn's offseason of major transition keeps ramping up. Where will the Tigers turn after the loss of a three-year starter at a key spot?
QB Bo Nix (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)
It didn’t seem possible, at least not until recently. Then again, it didn’t seem possible that Auburn would hire a head football coach with zero SEC ties, and it didn’t seem possible that Auburn would lose four straight games after entering November with momentum.
Bo Nix is going to play college football in 2022, and it won’t be at Auburn. He announced it Sunday night. In the video, Nix talks about how fortunate he was to both play football for and graduate from the school he was born into loving.
“Because of that, this decision has been the toughest I have ever made,” Nix said. “I have made so many decisions for Auburn, and now it's time to do what's best for me. It's time that I move on to the next chapter in my life. To reach further goals, I've decided it's best to be a grad transfer and find a new start somewhere else.”
The second-generation Auburn quarterback — and the first one in the modern era to start in his very first year — says going…