Well, this is certainly one way to grab the attention of high-profile recruits.
Ahead of Big Cat Weekend, a huge recruiting event for Auburn, the football program has gone to great lengths to show potential recruits just what they would be stepping into if they were to sign on with the Tigers. Or, more to the point, the AU Grounds Crew has gone to great lengths to spruce up their potential football home… and gloat a little about the recent past.
From that crew’s Twitter account:
For those unfamiliar — or are still in denial — the grounds crew has retraced the path taken by Chris Davis, the hero of the latest edition of the Iron Bowl whose 100-yard (officially) return of a missed field goal improbably propelled the Tigers into the SEC championship game and, ultimately, a BCS title game berth.
As if Cam Newton dissing Alabama to a Tide verbal commitment wasn’t enough, now it’s the bitter rival going and picking this particular scab. Speaking of said scab, here’s Davis’ miracle return last November: