An Opelika Ice Cream Shop Helps Make A BIG “O” Difference

First African American Football Player for Auburn University Gets Ice Cream Named After Him

THE O TOWN ICE CREAM SHOP IN OPELIKA, ALABAMA CELEBRATED WITH OTHERS AS THEY CAME TOGETHER TO HONOR JAMES OWENS. IT’S BEEN 50 YEARS SINCE HE SIGNED TO PLAY AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY . JAMES OWENS WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN FOOTBALL AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY. O TOWN CAME UP WITH AN ICE CREAM FLAVOR NAMED AFTER HIM CALLED ‘THE BIG O’. 10% OF SALES WENT TOWARD THE JAMES OWENS FOUNDATION.  TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT THESE KIDS HAD TO SAY ABOUT HOW IT TASTE!

 

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