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When Football Came to the South

September 6, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Image of pebble hill, a small white house with a green lawn in front

Free and open to the public! Speakers include Dr. Wayne Flynt, Professor Emeritus of History, Auburn University; Dr. Andy Doyle, Associate Professor of History, Winthrop University; and Mike Jernigan, editor emeritus, The Auburn Magazine.

The program commemorates the 75th anniversary of the death of George Petrie, historian, professor, and coach of Auburn’s first football team in 1892. Copies of Mike Jernigan’s biography, Auburn Man: The Life and Times of George Petrie, will be available for purchase and signing.