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The anticipation of the Auburn game has the Razorbacks excited. Trey Flowers and Darius Philon talked about the trip home this weekend.

Robb Smith likened the anticipation for the season opener against defending SEC champ Auburn to "waiting for a wedding. Everyone is excited and ready to go." That was the mood Wednesday as Arkansas put the finishing touches on fall camp with their last long practice. It was a confident bunch of Razorbacks who came to the media room on the day, the defensive day of the week. Captain Trey Flowers said he spoke to the team recently about playing like a champion. The generally soft spoken Flowers is a native of Huntsville, Ala., going home to play against Auburn. "I talked about preparation," Flowers said. "I talked about refusing to lose. It's about doing everything right, from the way you handle academics, the way you walk on the street, even chewing bubble gum. You train your mind to be a champion." Confidence seems to be the key word throughout camp for a team that has lost nine straight SEC games and won only seven of 24 games over the last two seasons. "We are not focused on...

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