Malzahn’s step back led to giant leap forward

Posted: January 5, 2014 at 3:33 a.m.

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn walks around before the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida Atlantic on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Some interesting things happened on the way to the conclusion of the 2013 college football season, including a switch in the balance of power.

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