Gus Malzahn has lost another assistant coach to Florida State.
Noles247 reported Wednesday morning that Auburn assistant coach Marcus Woodson will be joining Mike Norvell's staff at FSU. He joins with former Auburn offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham, who left earlier in the year before the Tigers' bowl game against Minnesota, in Tallahassee.
Woodson agreed to terms with Florida State Tuesday night, according to reports, and will be reunited with Norvell, who hired Woodson in 2016 while at Memphis. He has served as the Tigers' defensive backs coach for the past two years and will be filling the same role for the Seminoles.
Last season, under Woodson's guidance, the Auburn secondary fielded one of the top secondaries in the country, ranking 8th nationally in yards-per-pass allowed at 6.1.
Off the field and on the recruiting trail, the loss of Woodson will have a lasting impact for Malzahn's staff and its reach into neighboring states. Woodson was considered one of the top recruiters in the Southeastern Conference, and was even more impressive with the Tigers' recruiting efforts in the state of Mississippi.
He served as the lead recruiter for Derrick Hall, Charles Moore and Jaren Handy, and was named to Rivals' top 25 recruiters of 2019 helping Auburn land the No. 12 class.
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