THE MALE MCKAYLA MARONEY
If you read The Dash's Saturday column on the extraordinary events in the Iron Bowl, you probably looked at the picture at the top of the story. And if you looked closely at the picture, you probably smiled at the reaction of the guy in orange, Auburn recruiting operations chief Brett Whiteside, hands on head and mouth agape. And then you probably wondered what was up with the unnaturally unmoved guy in gray as the most amazing play in college football history unfolded right in front of him.
Dana Marquez (1), Auburn's equipment manager and the stoic in gray, can explain.
"I broke my foot at Texas A&M celebrating," he said. "So this time I wasn't going to do that."
That was Oct. 19, when Marquez reacted to a game-clinching sack of Johnny Manziel by defensive end Dee Ford. It was a very big play in the Tigers' drama-laden, 11-1 season. But itRead More »from Forde-Yard Dash: Stoic Auburn man 'not impressed' with Iron Bowl miracle