Lewis Colbert to speak at Columbus State University |
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Lewis Colbert, former Auburn and NFL punter and Phenix City native, will speak at Columbus State University as part of Columbus State’s Disability Week observation.
On Nov. 8 from noon until 1 p.m., Colbert will lecture about his life experiences that are detailed in his book, Lewis Colbert: The Unlikeliest Tiger.
It tells of how Colbert, born with a severely misshapen club foot, which required numerous surgeries and constant metal bracing, overcame his disability to become Auburn’s starting punter from 1982-1985.
During that period Colbert set Auburn career punting records that still stand today for most punts and most punting yards and earned first-team All-American in 1985, his fourth season as Auburn’s starting punter.
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