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Werther’s Originals fan Ace Atkins on being a grandfather who won the 1993 Iron Bowl

I mean, everyone had a “tell my kids about this” line in them back during the smoky Auburn locker rooms of yesteryear. But listen to that description. The Auburn Assassin was already writing in the locker room!

“When my grandchildren are on my knee and I’m sitting there sucking on Werther’s Originals, I can sit there and tell them about the great day we beat Alabama and went 11-0.”

(Can’t see the video? Try here.)

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