|Auburn fans bid goodbye to beloved Toomer's oaks|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 19 April 2013 11:12|
Thousands of Tigers fans are expected to attend a rolling party at the intersection of campus and downtown Saturday after the Tigers' spring game.
The trees, poisoned two years ago by a fan of rival Alabama, will come down a few days later.
Rolling the two live oaks with toilet paper to celebrate big Auburn wins is a tradition going back more than four decades in a state that cherishes its college football.
Auburn is planning a seven-figure renovation of Toomer's Corner that will include the planting of more oaks.
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn will be among the speakers at an event memorializing what he calls ``one of the best traditions in college football.''