Auburn will replace the oaks at Toomer's Corner on Valentine's Day

Tuesday February 3rd, 2015

Auburn is set to renew the tradition of rolling the oak trees at Toomer's Corner. 

Two new 35-foot trees will be planted at the corner of College Street and Magnolia Avenue on Valentine's Day, the school announced. The planting will begin around 8 a.m. and the school is inviting the public to come watch. 

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The trees will replace the ones that were poisoned by Alabama fan Harvey Updyke in 2010 and taken down in 2013. He served six months in jail. 

Tigers fans won't be able to resume the tradition of rolling the oaks until the 2016 football season, though. The schools says the trees will need at least a year to establish their roots. 

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[via FTW]

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