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      Auburn fans prepare to say goodbye to Toomer's oaks

      Auburn will say goodbye to the oak trees at Toomer's Corner Saturday. (abc3340.com)

      Auburn will say goodbye to the oak trees at Toomer's Corner this weekend.

      A rolling party is set for the famous trees following Auburn's spring game on Saturday.

      The oaks were poisoned two years ago by a fan of rival Alabama. Efforts to save the trees were not successful and the oaks will be uprooted early next week.

      Auburn is planning a seven-figure renovation project that will includes planting new oaks.

      The school's tradition of rolling the trees with toilet paper to celebrate an Auburn win goes back more than four decades. Football coach Gus Malzahn says it's "one of the best traditions in college football".

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