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Tony Dungy Speaks to Players + Outback Bowl Info

| Wednesday, December 30, 2009

  • Former Buccaneers Coach Tony Dungy spoke to players and staff from the Auburn and Northwestern football teams, this morning at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes Breakfast.
  • His message was to  practice hard and play to win. But keep the competition in perspective.
  • He recalled what Steelers Coach Chuck Noll told him as a rookie, "Welcome to the NFL. It's a great game, but it's just a game."
  • He talked about how even the most successful athletes can fall. He used Tiger Woods and Michael Vick as examples. Dungy served as a mentor for Vick through his hard times.  
  • Dungy also mentioned that he has been praying for Urban Meyer.
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  •  Outback Bowl Info
    • Weather
      • Lo: 37°F 
      • Hi: 64°F
      • Precip: 60%
    • Commentary
      • Play-by-play: Dave Pasch
      • Color commentators: Bob Griese and Chris Spielman
      • Sideline reporter: Rob Stone
    • Auburn players have a 1:00 a.m. ET curfew Tuesday night.
    • Auburn will wear its blue jerseys as the home team in the Outback Bowl. 


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