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Freshmen Grow Up In Starkville

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While the Auburn Tigers exorcised some demons with a 42-14 victory over Mississippi State on Thursdayin Starkville, the night was also about several young offensive players growing up on the road in the SEC.

Auburn, Ala.--Offensive tackle Marcus McNeill earned his first career start in just his third game of action this season. After not playing in the opener against USC in Los Angeles, the 6-9, 347-pounder has steadily seen more action in wins over Western Carolina and Vanderbilt and that culminated with the start Thursday. Although he split time with redshirt freshman Taylor Bourgeois in the game... Recommended Stories

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