Auburn Fan Preserves Toomer's Oaks Forever In Massive Back Tattoo

Auburn Fan Preserves Toomer's Oaks Forever In Massive Back Tattoo

Published Apr. 17, 2013 1:00 a.m. ET

Harvey Updyke killed the oaks at Toomer's Corner, but he can never kill the Toomer's Corner tattoo that Auburn grad Giancarlo Guida recently got on his back.

You must read the story of this tattoo as written by Austin Phillips.

It took more than 12 hours for the tattoo to be finished.

I gotta be honest, this is pretty extraordinary work by Rubicon Tattoo in Atlanta.


How did he make the decision to do the tattoo?

“I thought that was a great way to capture the trees after that asshole killed them,” Guida said.

Guida is a married father of four and his wife is, wait for it, an Alabama grad.

“She’s just glad it’s on my back,” Guida said. “But the joke’s on her because it is the last thing she has to see when I walk away.”

Presumably this is because Guida never wears shirts.

We always wonder about the individuals who get these tattoos, but usually we don't get the story behind them.

At long last, we have the story.

And it's real and spectacular.

You'll note the clock on Samford Hall is set on 2:35 in the morning.


Because Guida had sex on the lawn then to cross the item off his bucket list.

He also has a tattoo of Italy on his butt and an Atari joystick in an "undisclosed location."

Seriously, you have to read this entire article, it's a goldmine.

Plus, there's more pictures.

War Eagle!