Alabama fan Harvey Updyke Jr. (above) faces charges the poisoning of Auburn’s beloved Toomer’s Corner oak trees (CSTB, Feb 16, 2011) ; earlier today, Updike claims he was assaulted at a Birmingham Highway gas station following a court appearance. Updyke’s solicitor denies a) his client was stabbed in the face, or that he b) arranged the incident himself, audio clip courtesy the Paul Finebaum Network.