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Playing at AU a "Dream Come True" For Tatum

Patrick Tatum

Auburn, Ala.--Auburn punter Patrick Tatum has had a strange journey in the matter of just two months.

The Phone Call... Patrick Tatum grew up in the small town of Sylvania in the northeast corner of Alabama. He spent the summer after his senior year at Sylvania High School baling hay on his father's ranch in anticipation of starting college at Jacksonville State in August. He had once hoped to attend college at Auburn, but as time for college grew closer and closer it became more of a... Recommended Stories