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Auction of Auburn eagle jesses and lure brings $12,600 to Southeastern Raptor Center

Auction of Auburn eagle jesses and lure brings $12,600 to Southeastern Raptor Center

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AUCTION OF AUBURN EAGLE JESSES AND LURE BRINGS $12,600 TO SOUTHEASTERN RAPTOR CENTER This entry was posted in General News and tagged Southeastern Raptor Center on December 11, 2013by Wire Eagle. AUBURN UNIVERSITY – An Auburn University alumnus had the winning bid in the online auction of War Eagle VII’s jesses and a lure used during the pre-game eagle flight at the epic 2013 Iron Bowl. Bill Nelson of Birmingham bid $12,600 to benefit the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Southeastern Raptor Center to own what he described as “certainly one of the best pieces of sports memorabilia Auburn has to offer.” The 1970 Auburn College of Engineering graduate said the eagle pregame flight is one of his favorite gameday traditions. An auction opened Dec. 11 for the jesses and lure used by Nova, War Eagle VII, at the Auburn-Georgia football game. Fans can place bids at the auction site, www.getluredin.com. The auction will close Monday, Dec. 16. Jesses and lures from other 2013 home games w...

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