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Dameyune Craig wanted to win the 1997 SEC Championship Game so bad he spanked an offensive lineman to punish him for penalties

There was an SEC Storied episode on the 1997 SEC Championship Game on the other night. It brought back a lot of memories, and reminded me of that folksy old football adage you just don’t hear that much anymore: “Spare the rod and spoil the offensive lineman.”

(Watch your back, Chad Slade.)

(Can’t see the video? Try here.)

The funny thing is, is that under Dye, DeMarcus easily could have received the same treatment for playing the game of his life!

Related: Photos of Auburn players, students carrying the goalpost after the 1997 Iron Bowl (and a great photo of Dameyune Craig).

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Jeremy Henderson is the editor of The War Eagle Reader and co-host of Rich and Jeremy in the Mornings on Wings 94.3 FM in Auburn. Follow him on Twitter: @wareaglereader / @jerthoughts / @RichandJeremy

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