The national champions of 2010 will be together as a team one more time today in the most special of places. They’ll be honored at the White House, hearing from President Obama in the Rose Garden at 3 p.m.
Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Cam Newton expected to attend.
The trip was originall scheduled for April but was postponed after killer tornadoes hit Alabama.
Sophomore defensive end Nosa Eguae said it’ll be a day to remember for years to come for Auburn players and coaches, though he doesn’t expect it to nbe his last trip to the White House\
“I’m looking forward to it,” Eguare said. “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime type trip. We plan on winning another national championship, so we’ll probably do it again, but it’s something you have to embrace. Not a lot of people get to go to the White House.”
It will be the final official function for the team that went 14-0 and beat Oregon 22-19 in the BCS Championship Gama last Jan. 10.
“It’s going to be the last time to see a lot of those guys as Auburn Tigers,” Eguae said.
The current Auburn Tigers, he said, will take a break from a grueling summer.
“It’s going great,” Eguae said. “We are working so hard. You have a bunch of guys that are trying to win jobs. Coach Chizik says he wants to see guys competing, and that’s what we are doing.”