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By FOX SPORTS TENNESSEE STAFF  |  Last updated 10/9/13
Two of college football's all-time offensive legends are set to meet in the SEC Greatest Player Tournament presented by Direct Auto Insurance. Running back Bo Jackson (Auburn) and quarterback Peyton Manning (Tennessee) still rank among the most celebrated careers of any player in conference history. Jackson ran up 4,303 career yards and 45 total touchdowns en route to the 1985 Heisman Trophy while Manning posted 89 passing TDs and set multiple passing records on his way to a 1997 Heisman runner-up finish. As two of the Vaught Region's top-three seeds, Manning and Jackson compose the highest-seeded matchup of the tournament's Sweet 16. Both players were good enough CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN THE SEC GRIDIRON LIVE GREATEST PLAYER TOURNAMENT PRESENTED BY DIRECT AUTO INSURANCE The other half of the offense-focused Vaught Region is made up of two former Auburn stars, Terry Beasley (No. 8 seed) and Cam Newton (No. 4). Beasley was an All-American receiver in the late '60s and early '70s, w...
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