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Opportunity Awaits for LB Wade Christopher
Auburn, Ala.--If you are a walk-on linebacker with some talent, you are at the right place at the right time as a member of the 2009 Auburn football team. Wade Christopher, a redshirt sophomore from Vestavia Hills High School, fits that description for Coach Gene Chizik's Tigers, who will have to deal with a lack of proven depth at the three linebacker spots this fall. Christopher will go into preseason practice battling for a spot as the number two middle linebacker behind returning starter Josh Bynes. Also in the mix at middle linebacker will be redshirt sophomore Adam Herring, who is expected to be back in action in August after missing the spring with an injury. "It is a perfect opportunity for me," says Christopher, a 6-1, 215-pounder who arrived at Auburn as a specially invited walk-on in 2007 after a strong...
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