Fans Invited to AU Football Hall of Fame Function

Auburn, Ala.--The Auburn Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame will have its annual membership drive kickoff barbecue event on Thursday on the Auburn University campus.

At 4:30 p.m., club members are invited to watch the AU football team's practice at the intramural fields. At 6:30 p.m. there will be a dinner in the Letterman's Lounge at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Pat Dye, the former head coach of the Tigers, is the featured speaker. Dye will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in December in New York City.

Mark Murphy, editor of Inside the Auburn Tigers magazine and football newsletter as well as, will also speak on the topic of the 2005 Auburn football team.

Reservations are requested by calling Tracy at the Auburn Network at (334) 826-2929 or via email at

Cost for the dinner is $10 per person and new members are encouraged to join, says Trey Johnston, the Auburn chapter's president. He notes that the club has had success in recent years in helping former Auburn football stars receive recognition in the College Football Hall of Fame.

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