The File: '57 Auburn star's dark secret
Bobby Hoppe's fatal encounter on a dark Tennessee road changed his life
When the Auburn Tigers take the field against the Oregon Ducks for the BCS National Championship Game on Jan. 10, Sherry Hoppe will be rooting as fiercely for the Tigers as she did when her husband, Bobby, was alive.
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