Fake tickets flooding Alabama vs. Auburn Iron Bowl?

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The University of Alabama is looking forward to hosting another sellout crowd when the Crimson Tide football team hosts the Auburn Tigers on Saturday afternoon at Bryant-Denny Stadium, and the UA Athletic Ticket Office wishes to remind fans of the potential danger of being sold counterfeit tickets at Tide home games.

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Auburn Gets All-American Transfer from Illinois; Fullback Jay Prosch

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It’s certainly transfer season in college football, kind of like a mini NFL free agent signing period. Notre Dame landed the top QB recruit in Gunner Kiel yesterday, and Illinois sophomore Jay Prosch transferred to the Auburn Tigers.

Prosch is ranked among the top fullback prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft class. The move that will allow Prosch to be closer to his family in the Mobile, Ala., area, including his ailing mother. Prosch was named a first-team All-American by Pro Football Weekly on Dec. 12 and was an Academic All-Big Ten honoree this year.

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DC Vic Koenning Leaving Illini; Headed to North Carolina? Auburn? Troy?

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Before Vic Koenning took over the Illini defense in 2010, the unit was among the worst in college football.  Under Koenning, the 2011 Illini finished second in the Big Ten and seventh nationally in total defense.

“Y’all know me,’’ Koenning said. “I’m only as good as the staff. The success we had this year was because of us. It was the defensive staff and the players.’

It’s a shame Vic has to go; it really is. New Head Coach Tim Beckman offered him the chance to keep the defensive coordinator job, but Koenning turned it down.

Nothing definite announced for Koenning‘s future job but he clearly has some options. According to Carolina Blue:

Sources close to the situation report that Illinois interim head coach and former defensive coordinator Vic Koenning is expected to join Larry Fedora’s staff at UNC.

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