Harvey Updyke, an Alabama fan who spent over 70 days in jail for poisoning Auburn's famed Toomer's Corner Oak trees in 2010, died Thursday. He was 71.
Bear Updyke, his son, told Mike Rodak of AL.com his father died of natural causes in Louisiana.
In 2011, Updyke called into The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss his actions after the Tigers, led by quarterback Cam Newton, overcame a 24-0 deficit to score a 28-27 victory over the Crimson Tide in the Iron Bowl the previous November.
"Let me tell you what I did," he said.