There was a lot on the line in Auburn’s 2011 season opener. So despite less-than-Blessed pre-release reviews, surely Bruce Willis’ new sports gambling dramedy Lay the Favorite earns some football points for authenticity, if only for the part seen at the beginning of this trailer.
Yep, that looks to be Auburn’s epic cash ‘n’ pride battle against Utah State in Jordan-Hare there at the eight second mark. We knew Hollywood would grab it sooner or later.
Eagle Eye Award to Ben Sherrill.
Related: Utah State’s coach writes us a letter.
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* Auburn’s banned 1979 student recruitment poster
* Only undefeated Triple Crown winner owned by Auburn grads
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* Alabama in Auburn gear
* Diagram of a 1983 Auburn student
* That OTHER time they burned the Glom