Auburn Football: Gene Chizik Gives Cancer Patient a Car

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Auburn Football: Gene Chizik Gives Cancer Patient a Car
John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Gene Chizik endured a rocky final season at Auburn, going 3–9 before being fired on Nov. 25. But that didn’t prevent him or his wife, Jonna, from doing good deeds off the field. This past Thanksgiving, the day before the Tigers’ Iron Bowl matchup with Alabama, the Chiziks informed 15-year-old Bayleigh Phillips — who has battled a brain tumor for the past six years — that they had bought her a car, a 2006 Scion XB...

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