By: Dorothy Sherman
AUBURN, AL - It was a "Duck Dynasty" takeover in Auburn, and fans loved it.
"I'm here to see Si," Auburn resident and "Duck Dynasty" fan, Joe Stroud said.
Si and Alan Robertson spoke at the Auburn area during the
"Characters of Character" event sponsored by Youth for Christ and Youth First. Kevin Flannagan of the Youth First took on the challenge of getting the two to speak in Auburn. Si and Alan get anywhere
from 200 to 500 personal appearance requests daily.
"I was on the phone with Jesse, their agent, I told them I'm going to be he squeaky wheel, not the annoying one, but I'm going to be like really squeaky, and everyday I called and said tell me what else can we offer that puts us above the rest," Flannagan said.
Less than two weeks ago, "Duck Dynasty" broke cable television records after premiering season 4. 11.8 million viewers tuned in to watch making it the most watched non-fiction show in cable TV history.
"Christian values, good entertainment, clean, it's better than anything else on TV," Stroud said.
Even though Si and Alan didn't directly speak with the media or allow us to shoot video of their performance, they did share some love and gave a thumbs up after I asked them in passing about Auburn.
"It's good," Si said. "He said war eagle earlier," Alan said. "I did," Si said.
During the performance Si and Alan shared many family stories and of course spoke about their faith.
Flannagan said over 6,000 people that attended the event.
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