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Tide's McElroy faces high school coach at NTexas

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy and North Texas coach Todd Dodge will have a little reunion this weekend at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Dodge coached McElroy at Southlake Carroll High School in Texas. North Texas visits the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide on Saturday.

McElroy said Dodge was a special part of his career and that playing against him will be special.

Dodge led Southlake to four state titles and a 79-1 record in five years. McElroy guided the team to one of those titles and a mythical national championship in 2005.

McElroy's onetime backup Riley Dodge - the coach's son - has been starting for North Texas. He will miss the game with a separated nonthrowing shoulder.

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