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Auburn has hired a private security firm to enforce player curfews.
Curfews are a common practice on the evenings before games but Auburn instituted a nightly curfew, a far more rare practice, and the use of paid personnel from a private security firm to assist in enforcing a curfew may be unprecedented.
“We always do what’s in the best interest of our team,” Auburn coach Gene Chizik said. “We have a curfew check and we have to employ people to help us with some of the kids off campus. Other than that I’m not going into any details of any of that.
“I’ve got one focus and that is Georgia. So we got our work cut out for that and be glad to answer any questions about Georgia.”
Dallas said the operation – which includes members of his staff going to the homes of football players who live off-campus and confirming they are home by the team’s 11 p.m. curfew – began shortly after the arrest of center Reese Dismukes for public intoxication on Aug. 25. Dallas said when the use of his staff for curfew checks began a few players were not pleased and had to be spoken to by members of the Player Development staff.
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