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Athletic director Jay Jacobs set to step down next year after succession of scandals hits athletics

Longtime athletic director Jay Jacobs' tenure at Auburn Athletics is coming to an end, several sources close to the decision have confirmed / the University announced late Friday afternoon following several days of chatter surrounding the impending decision. Jacobs, who has spent over a decade leading Auburn's $100 million athletic machine, is retiring from his position, an announcement from Jacobs circulating in booster circles said.