Chizik: Has received '100s' of supportive emails - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Latest Scores, Headlines and Analysis

Chizik: Has received '100s' of supportive emails

Posted: Updated:
Auburn coach Gene Chizik discusses the program during his news conference Tuesday. Auburn coach Gene Chizik discusses the program during his news conference Tuesday.
  • Local SportsSPORTSMore>>

  • CVCC ranked No. 1 in new NJCAA baseball poll

    CVCC ranked No. 1 in new NJCAA baseball poll

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:22:46 GMT
    The Chattahoochee Valley Pirates are ranked No. 1 in the nation in the new NJCAA Division I Baseball Rankings released on Tuesday. The Pirates have won 15 of their last 16 games, including a 14-2 victoryMore >>
    The Chattahoochee Valley Pirates are ranked No. 1 in the nation in the new NJCAA Division I Baseball Rankings released on Tuesday. The Pirates have won 15 of their last 16 games, including a 14-2 victoryMore >>
  • Alexander, Daniels earn PIFL Player of the Week honors

    Alexander, Daniels earn PIFL Player of the Week honors

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:07:02 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Lions swept the Professional Indoor Football League weekly player of the week honors for Week 3 of the season. Wide receiver Earl Alexander was named the Offensive Player ofMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Lions swept the Professional Indoor Football League weekly player of the week honors for Week 3 of the season. Wide receiver Earl Alexander was named the Offensive Player ofMore >>
  • Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

    Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

    Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.More >>
    By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.More >>

Auburn coach Gene Chizik says he has received "hundreds" of supportive emails from fans this season. He said Tuesday those are fans who "understand when you go through struggles, you continue on the path."

Chizik says he also understands the anger of other fans amid this 2-8 season that has put him on the coaching hot seat. He says those "are caught up in the winning and losing so much it's hard for them to see it that way."

Chizik says both perspectives are fair and that if you can't handle criticism you shouldn't be a player of coach.

Auburn President Jay Gogue issued a statement on Oct. 25 saying he shares fans' concerns about the football program. He said it will be evaluated after the season.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.