Obama to host BCS champions Auburn

President Barack Obama will host Auburn University’s football

team at the White House next week to honor their 2010 championship


Obama will participate in a ceremony April 29 with the players

and coaches, as the president traditionally does with championship

teams. Then Coach Gene Chizik and the Auburn players will conduct a

youth football clinic on the South Lawn. The White House announced

the events Thursday.

Auburn beat Oregon 22-19 in the BCS title game in January.