The File: '57 Auburn star's dark secret

Bobby Hoppe's fatal encounter on a dark Tennessee road changed his life

Originally Published: January 8, 2011
By Shaun Assael | ESPN the Magazine
Godwin LetterAuburn football preview from 1957. (Click to enlarge)

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