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January 4, 2011

Auburn football: Tigers set to practice this morning

PHOENIX -- A throng of supporters, a band playing Mariachi music and, yes, even an unrolled red carpet greeted the Auburn football team as it deplaned at Sky Harbor Airport, a week in advance of the Tigers’ Bowl Championship Series title game against Oregon.

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Mike Niziolek joins the Ledger-Enquirer after spending the past three years with MLive.com. The past year he covered Eastern Michigan University athletics, including football and recruiting. He also filled in as a backup writer for the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and University of Michigan. Mike is a 2004 graduate of Michigan State.