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Freshman Ready for Expanded Role If Needed

Michael Dyer

Running back Mike Dyer, who is averaging better than six yards per carry as he heads into his third college game, could be a key player on Saturday night for the Auburn Tigers.

Auburn, Ala.--With Mario Fannin bothered by a shoulder problem and Onterio McCalebb having footing issues in Auburn's victory over Mississippi State, freshman Michael Dyer was thrust into the spotlight at tailback and he might not be exiting stage left or stage right anytime soon. Auburn head coach Gene Chizik said he likes how young Dyer is developing. "His opening two games he has done exactly...

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