Chizik didn’t blink in the face of Saban’s recruiting machine

Marcus Lattimore pulled a hat trick and chose South Carolina.

Lache Seastrunk, who once called out the Alabama coach at Toomer’s Corner, later ducked out and picked Oregon.
Two of the top three running backs in the high school class of 2010 carefully considered Auburn but, for different reasons, will not be attending Running Back U.
In most cases, two negatives don’t make a positive.
In this case, two negatives can’t make a positive go away.
There’s a reason the Auburn family is smiling as National Signing Day dawns. It goes much deeper than the program going 1 for 3 in its swings at elite backs and hitting a home run with Michael Dyer.

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