Actor and author Thom Gossom Jr., a 1975 graduate of Auburn University, will read from his memoir "Walk-On" 6 p.m. -7 p.m. Thursday at Auburn University's Jules Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art.
Gossom, a football player, was the first black athlete to graduate from Auburn.
He was Auburn's second black scholarship player, James Owens being the first. Both played for Ralph "Shug" Jordan.
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Gossom has acted in many movies such as "Fight Club" and "The Chamber."
He will sign copies of his book.