“Nice touch bringing hint of #Auburn tradition into press conference setting for Coach Malzahn.” Jason Matheson, Auburn’s Assistant Athletic Director for Digital Media, tweeted half an hour before Gus Malzahn’s pre-spring press conference. “Spot it?”
Yep. Take away our oaks, we’ll just roll a Ficus tree.
The nod to the Toomer’s Oaks was also on display on national signing day (though we forget the name of the young lady who snapped this shot. Contact us for credit*).
Nature finds a way…
* That didn’t take long: @Kelsie_Lately.
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