Gardendale jeweler refunds Iron Bowl

The Birmingham News/Stan Diel

An Alabama jeweler says he's refunded more than $50,000 -- and received many smiles -- since Alabama shut out archrival Auburn in their annual football game last weekend.

Jeff Dennis had promised to refund purchases at his Gardendale jewelry store if either team failed to score.

No. 2 Alabama's 49-0 victory over Auburn meant that Dennis owed thousands of dollars in refunds. reports ( that he's already refunded about $55,000.