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February 20 in American Football History
1892 – The first game in Auburn history is played as the Tigers defeat the Georgia Bulldogs, playing in just their second game, 10-0 at Piedmont Park near downtown Atlanta. The rivalry is still staged annually and is known as the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry.
1912 – College Football Hall of Fame tackle Whitey Wistert of Michigan is born.
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