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Burns Leaves Teammates Shaking Their Heads

Auburn, Ala.--Wearing a non-contact jersey isn't good for business when you're dual-threat quarterback like Kodi Burns. The true freshman hadn't been hit since he arrived on campus early in the summer. On Saturday he got his wish, was live for contact and earned the respect of his teammates after an impressive showing in Auburn's scrimmage at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

"When he stiff-armed one of our linebackers and then shook about two people I was like, ‘What?'" said defensive end Quentin Groves, who has seen it all over the last three years from athletic quarterbacks like Matt Jones, Syvelle Newton, Bryan Randall and Tim Tebow. Tailback Brad Lester thought Burns looked like last year's Heisman Trophy winner. "He looked good and I'd say he reminds me a...

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