When we reported Miss America Mallory Hytes Hagan’s scheduled appearance at Auburn’s season opener, we knew Aubie would likely be with her. We just didn’t know he wanted to be with her forever, like, in sickness and in health. Yep, the best mascot in America proposed to Miss America on Pat Dye Field during the first time out the second quarter of the Auburn-Washington State game. There’s no way she didn’t say yes.
Hagan, an Opelika native and former Niffer’s employee who briefly attended Auburn University, also received attention from Nova and other adoring fans.
Hagan hasn’t hidden that she’s an Auburn fan since winning the Miss America crown in January.
“’War Eagle!’ You can say that I said it,” Hagan told al.com earlier this year. “I have so many fond memories of SEC football games and growing up on the plains.”
She also has been spotted in Auburn hats, and apparently decorates her hotel rooms with “little pieces” of Auburn.
Photos: Top, Julie Bennett (al.com – more here); middle, Mallory Hytes Hagan; bottom, @denise_niven.
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Aubie is one lucky Tiger, lol.