january 7,2009 –

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn has named Trooper Taylor assistant
head coach in charge of wide receivers. Taylor was Oklahoma State's
co-offensive coordinator and receivers coach last season. Auburn
coach Gene Chizik says Taylor is familiar with the Southeastern
Conference and is a tremendous recruiter.

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Tulsa and Ball State are going to try to
finish off impressive seasons on a high note. The two teams face
off in the GMAC Bowl Tuesday night in Mobile. Both are coming off
losses in their respective conference championship games. Tulsa won
last year's GMAC Bowl 63-7.

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The coaching staffs for the Cincinnati
Bengals and Jacksonville Jaguars will lead the two sides of the
Senior Bowl later this month. Cincinnati's Marvin Lewis will coach
the North squad. The Bengals selected three Senior Bowl
participants in the 2004 draft after working the game.

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