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Malzahn’s Thirteen Seconds: Sealing the Deal in 2014

Having lampooned the forecasting record of the expert media pundits, Doug Dean makes the case for a monster season for Malzahn’s Auburn Tigers in Part II of his preseason forecast. “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.” – Admiral David Farragut (1801-1870) One hundred fifty years ago, Admiral David Farragut surveyed …

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Best Damn Ball Boy in America: Auburn junior Andrew Jarrett had a front-row seat—and played an important role—in Tigers’ amazing 2013 season

Some sports articles are replete with oceanic depths of analysis, and game turning moments retold as Shakespearean drama.  They are rich stories from big stages, worthy of elevated prose, and on occasion, even eternal imagery like Grantland Rice’s Four Horsemen of Notre Dame. This is a simpler tale of the …

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