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August 6, 2011 12:00 AM

Auburn football: Is former Carver star Gabe Wright the next Nick Fairley on the Plains?

AUBURN, Ala. -- Gabe Wright didn’t choose No. 90 as a tribute to Auburn’s Lombardi Award-winning defensive tackle Nick Fairley, the man he’d like to replace in the Tigers’ lineup.

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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.

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