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Joe Childress
Joe Childress was a threat as both a fullback and a placekicker for the 1953-1955 squads. He led the team in rushing as a junior with 836 yards on 148 carries. His top game in his Auburn career came against fifth-ranked Miami in 1954 when he gained 164 yards on 29 carries as Auburn won 14-13. Childress was selected MVP in the 1954 and 1955 Gator Bowls and was also selected All-SEC in those years. Childress was named All-American by the Football Writers of America in 1955. After leaving Auburn, Childress played in the NFL for 10 years with the Chicago and St. Louis Cardinals.
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