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December 3, 2013

Viewed as 'best fullback in the country' by Gus Malzahn, senior Jay Prosch still knows improvements needed

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn’s coaching staff has sung the praises of Jay Prosch all season. No, the senior fullback doesn’t do anything glamorous — as the nature of the position would dictate. His blocks open running lanes for others, such as Tre Mason and Nick Marshall, to score the touchdowns and receive the accolades. Gus Malzahn made sure Prosch received his due, however, paying him the highest compliment imaginable.

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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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