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THE SEC HOW WE GOT HERE
DICK FRIEDMAN
August 11, 2011
From its pioneering moments to its spectacular present day, a region's pride and way of life have revolved around its beloved teams
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August 11, 2011

The Sec How We Got Here

From its pioneering moments to its spectacular present day, a region's pride and way of life have revolved around its beloved teams

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1951 First Televised Game

On Oct. 20, Tennessee beats Alabama 27--13 in Birmingham

1962 First Tiger Walk

An informal pregame stroll by Auburn players became a ritual

1965 First Sports Drink

Gatorade is concocted at Florida

1967 First Black Player

Nat Northington, Kentucky WR, takes the field against Ole Miss

1972 First Pigskin-Related Rendition of Rocky Top

The bluegrass hit is adapted by the Tennessee marching band

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