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College Football: 11 Best Nicknames of Southern Players 1959-2009

Article By on 14th July, 2009

... "It's a southern thang dahlin'."

The plot of the film has long since disappeared from memory, but the ice-cold reality of that statement has never left for a moment.

The story of nicknames concerns people bigger than life.

More dynamic.

A listing of the 11 best nicknames applied to players who fine tuned their ability at schools south of the Mason-Dixon line.

This is not to disrespect the intriguing nicknames we've seen from other parts of the country.

Jack "The Assassin" Tatum, Red "The Gallopin' Ghost" Grange, "The Golden Boy" Paul Hornung, and Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch are samples of great imagination.

But ask yourself, is there really an...

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