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Wounded Whitaker To Take Redshirt Year

Jeff Whitaker

Coach Gus Malzahn has injury updates on Jeff Whitaker and other players as the Tigers prepare for this week's Homecoming game vs. Western Carolina.

Auburn, Ala.--Jeff Whitaker, who went into preseason drills running first team at defensive tackle, won't play this year due to a knee injury suffered in August, but will return for the 2014 season as a redshirt senior. Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn said on Tuesday that Whitaker, a three-year lettterman from Warner Robins, Ga., is a no-go for the rest of the season. The 6-4, 307-pound lineman...

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