Gus Malzahn: Booted Player Won’t Be Back


The ‘three strikes and you’re out rule’ apparently doesn’t apply to Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn because a former scholarship player reportedly won’t return to the team. H-back Ricky Parks won’t get that second chance.

“He will not be back,” Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn said Tuesday, according to

Per the report, Parks was a scholarship player at Auburn in 2012 but was dismissed from the team in August 2013 for an undisclosed violation of team rules before his redshirt freshman season. Malzahn did not provide a reason for Parks’ second departure from the program.