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The contrast between the way the wide receivers played last year and the way they have performed through 11 games this season is like the musical difference in Rick James and Burt Bacharach. One is super freaking all over the place, the other is melodic and precise. Why? Several reasons.

The ugly duckling transformed into a beautiful swan. The redheaded, freckle-faced, gap-toothed tomboy turned into Nicole Kidman. The toad, when kissed by the princess, morphed into the handsome prince. It happens. . . but not all that often. When last season of Ole Miss football ended, and offseason speculation for the 2007 season began, not one single, solitary soul said, "the wide receivers... Recommended Stories

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