Al Borges returned to Auburn for the 2017 season as an analyst working with the Tiger offense. The veteran coach previously served as Auburn's offensive coordinator from 2004-07.
A veteran of 35 years of collegiate coaching, the two-time Broyles Award finalist most recently was offensive coordinator at San José State (2009-10 and 2015-16), Michigan (2011-13) and San Diego State (2009-10). Quarterbacks he has tutored include first-round NFL draft picks Cade McNown and Jason Campbell.
In his first stint at Auburn, Borges worked with SEC offensive player of the year Campbell and running backs Carnell Williams and Ronnie Brown; all three were first-round NFL Draft picks in 2005. Auburn went 41-9 during the four seasons he served as offensive coordinator, including an undefeated season and a No. 2 ranking in 2004, and was the only SEC team ranked in the Top 15 all four of those seasons.
His impressive resume before coming to Auburn includes offensive coordinator assignments at Indiana (2002-03), California (2001), UCLA (1996-2000), Oregon (1995), Boise State (1993-94), Portland State (1986-92) and Diablo Valley Community College (1985), as well as assistant coaching positions at Diablo Valley (1983-84) and California (1982). He also served as an assistant coach for the USFL's Oakland Invaders (1984-85). The native of Salinas, Calif., began his coaching career as a high school assistant at Salinas and Chico Pleasant Valley.
A 1981 graduate of Cal State Chico, Borges and his wife Nikki have two children, Cole and Mady Joe.