Gus Malzahn is an American football coach. Gus Malzahn is the head coach at the University of Central Florida.

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Early life

Gus Malzahn was born on October 28, 1965. As of now, he is 56 years old. Thus, he was born in Irving, Texas, United States. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. The name of his Mother is Edie Ruhman. Information about his father and siblings is not updated.

Likewise, Gus Malzahn attended Fort Smith Christian High school located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He completes his graduation with amazing grades. Furthermore, he follows the Christian religion and his nationality is American.

Career

Malzahn graduated from Fort Smith Christian High School in Fort Smith. In 1984 and 1985 before transferring to Henderson State University located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas Arkansas he was a walk-on receiver at Arkansas under then-head coach Ken Hatfield. Likewise, he was a two-year letterman from 1988, to 1989 and in 1990 he earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education.

On December 9, 2005, Malzahn joined Houston Nutt’s staff, as offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach following an impressive five-year run at Springdale High School capped in 2005. Additionally, Springdale High’s football talent decided to follow Malzahn to Arkansas, and fact that Malzahn had never coached in college.

In 2006, Malzahn was part of the Razorbacks’ season in which they won the SEC Western Division championship. Moreover, their season ended with three straight losses to LSU, Wisconsin in the Capital One Bowl, and Florida in the SEC Championship Game.

Malzahn emerged as one of the premier offensive coordinators in the nation during the 2007 season. Moreover, Tulsa ranked first in the nation in total yards per game, ahead of Texas Tech and Hawaii, and with a more balanced attack than both teams. In passing and led their conference in scoring the Golden Hurricane also ranked 3rd in the nation.

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Additionally, Tulsa became the first team in NCAA history to have a 5,000-yard passer, a 1,000-yard rusher, and three 1,000-yard receivers in a single season. Tulsa was once again the nation’s most prolific attack in 2008, leading with nearly 7,980 total yards of an offense averaging 570 yards per game. In the nation in scoring behind Oklahoma, the Golden Hurricane was ranked second scoring over 47 points per game.

Moreover, Tulsa finished with the second highest scoring offense in the history of major college football and ranked second in the nation in scoring that year. Ranking fifth in the nation in rushing and 9th in passing and the offense was also the nation’s most balanced attack. Behind only Oklahoma and Texas, the Tulsa quarterbacks finished third in the nation in passing efficiency.

Malzahn was announced to replace Gene Chizik as the head coach of Auburn University shortly after winning the Sun Belt Conference Championship on December 4, 2012. Moreover, Malzahn’s first hires were Defensive Coordinator Ellis Johnson and Offensive Coordinator Rhett Lashlee.

Malzahn was named the head coach at UCF on February 15, 2021, reuniting him with former Arkansas State athletic director Terry Mohajir. He won his first game with the Knights on September 2, defeating Boise State, 36–31. Malzahn concluded the regular season going 8-4. Likewise, going for a 9-4 overall in his first season with UCF he led the Knights to a 29-17 victory over in-state rival Florida in the Gasparilla Bowl.

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Caption: Gus Malzahn coaching his team. Source: WholeHogSports.

Net worth

Gus Malzahn is a Professional American college football coach and former player. Similarly, he has earned a net worth of $10 million. He has earned good assets from his career.

Personal life

Gus Malzahn is an married man. His wife’s name is Kristi Malzahn. The date of his marriage is not updated. The couple has 2 kids together named Kylie Malzahn and Kenzie Malzahn.

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Caption: Gus Malzahn with his wife. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Gus Malzahn has a height of 6 feet and 4 inches. He has a normal weight exact body weight is not disclosed yet. Furthermore, his eye tone is brown and his hair tone is light brown.

Social Media

Moreover, he has got 17.6K followers on his Instagram account. On Twitter, he has got 247k followers. He is not active on Facebook.

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