Auburn continues to find ways to pay tribute to one of its own. Following death of former tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, killed in an auto accident in June, fans took to rolling Toomer’s Corner and there was a video tribute following a memorial service that was very touching. With Auburn now set to open up camp ahead of the 2014 season, the defending SEC champions will continue to remember Lutzenkirchen with his old uniform number (No. 43) painted on the practice field.
The number is painted in each end zone, and a look at the final touch can be seen through this tweet from Auburn’s Twitter account;
— Auburn Tigers (@AuburnTigers) July 31, 2014
Auburn opens camp Friday afternoon.
Helmet sticker to Al.com.