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AU FOOTBALL 2011 PREVIEWS: All eyes on Richt as Georgia opens season

AU FOOTBALL 2011 PREVIEWS: All eyes on Richt as Georgia opens season

Georgia coach Mark Richt, according to CoachesHotSeat.com, has the fifth hottest seat in all of college football heading into 2011.

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AU Football 2011 Previews: Getting to know Utah State

Getting to know the Utah State Aggies

If anything, Utah State could be one of the FBS leaders in syllables.

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Auburn’s Ten Greatest Bowl Games

Auburn’s Ten Greatest Bowl Games

We continue our series examining Auburn’s greatest games of one variety or another. Here we will look at the Tigers’ ten greatest bowl games of the “modern era,” which we define as beginning in 1981 with the arrival of Coach Pat Dye to the Plains.

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NFL DRAFT: Auburn’s Clayton, Ziemba taken in final round

Auburn defensive tackle Zach Clayton and offensive tackle Lee Ziemba were selected in the 7th round

It took six hours Saturday for Zach Clayton to find out whether an NFL team would take a chance and draft him.

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Tigers ‘give back’ to storm-ravaged communities

Gene Chizik talks to players Jeffrey Whitaker, Trovon Reed and others on 7th Avenue in Pleasant Grove on Friday.

Less than 24 hours after the glitz and glamour of Radio City Music Hall and the NFL Draft, Tigers coach Gene Chizik was helping deliver clothes and more than 500 cases of water and Gatorade to a shelter at Bethel Baptist Church in Pleasant Grove.

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Newton taken No. 1 overall; Fairley goes 13th to Detroit

Cam Newton poses with NFL Commish Roger Goddell after being selected #1 by the Carolina Panthers

Cam Newton could have screamed Thursday night, but he knew that was “not the sane thing to do.”

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