AL.com it seems ex-Auburn BoT member McWhorter wants to keep Jacobs.
Jacobs may be the last solid connection between the old school Auburn BoT that was dominated by Lowder. McWhorter was on that BoT and involved in Jetgate so he's at least partly in the Lowder camp. To his credit, McWhorter did do some things that got SACS off Auburns back. With the new BoT, old school guys may see their influence diminishing. Having an old friend at the AD spot has got to give comfort to those who may or may not be trying to hold onto the power they once had-including at least significant input on a new head coach IYAM.