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June 17, 2011

Auburn football: Tigers coach Gene Chizik compares messy departure from Iowa State to cheating on a spouse

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Auburn coach Gene Chizik opened up about his messy departure from Iowa State in a new book, comparing his mixed feelings about interviewing with the Tigers after just two seasons in Ames to cheating on a spouse.

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Mike Niziolek joins the Ledger-Enquirer after spending the past three years with MLive.com. The past year he covered Eastern Michigan University athletics, including football and recruiting. He also filled in as a backup writer for the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and University of Michigan. Mike is a 2004 graduate of Michigan State.