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Auburn, SEC fans paying high price for Franklin's book

Originally Published: July 23, 2008
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

In terms of writing quality, Tony Franklin's "Fourth Down and Life to Go" ranks closer to comic books than, say, "The Great Gatsby."

But what the 7-year-old pedestrian prose of the new Auburn offensive coordinator lacks in literary merit, it more than overcomes in desirability.

You don't see F. Scott Fitzgerald's work going for $295 on the Internet, do you? That's the asking price on one book-selling site for Franklin's tome detailing his four years as an assistant ...

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