The Throwback: Stafford Returns to Auburn

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Check out this story written by David Hale in 2008 in today's Dawg Post Throwback Story of the Day.


ATHENS – During the timeout with two minutes left to play in the game, Mark Richt issued his quarterback a stern reminder. Georgia trailed Kentucky by just three points, and it was in range for an easy field goal. If the play breaks down, Richt warned, it was up to Matthew Stafford to throw the ball away.

Stafford gave Richt a simple "Yes, sir" and headed into the huddle. The ball was snapped, the pressure came quickly, and Richt's advice was already forgotten. Stafford bounced out of the pocket, evading defenders and scanning the end zone for an open receiver.

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