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Gus Malzahn in junior high

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What better way to weather the football lull between National Signing Day and spring practice than to look at 35-year-old photos of Gus Malzahn during his awkward awesome years at Ramsey Junior High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas. We’re not sure what this Pittsburgh Pirates fan was studying here, but …

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That time Auburn students burned a Toomer’s oak

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The 1920s were not kind to Auburn. API had been underfunded for years, and the president, Spright Dowell, spent most of his time focusing on the school’s financial struggles. He was known for favoring the Agriculture Department (and its interests in the state) over other college concerns. He especially opposed …

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