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With Tigers 104th in offense, Franklin fired

Updated: October 8, 2008, 10:59 PM ET
By Chris Low | ESPN.com

Auburn's experiment with the spread offense didn't last even a season, as first-year offensive coordinator Tony Franklin was abruptly fired Wednesday.

Head coach Tommy Tuberville said Wednesday he's not satisfied with progress being made on offense and felt it was best to make a change.

Tuberville told The Associated Press that Franklin's dismissal is "not going to change our philosophy. This is a good offense. Our guys like it. They understand it. They're getting ...

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