Sports

‘This is a God Thing’: Gene Chizik’s interview with Erin Andrews after Auburn’s 2010 win over Clemson

With the announcement of Auburn’s 2016-2017 home-and-home series with Clemson, we revisit the sweet spot...

‘SACKRIFICED’: The front page of the Montgomery Advertiser’s 2005 Iron Bowl sports section will make you smile

The Montgomery Advertiser has a proud history of powerful puns when headlining their coverage of...

Hurry Up No Bubble: Gus Malzahn chews the fat—and the gum—on ESPN’s ‘Numbers Never Lie’ (VIDEO)

Call it the Hurry Up No Bubble—40 pieces of gum? Per game? There’s no way...

Culture

Auburn grad shares split screen kiss with ‘Late Night’ lover Seth Meyers

As the final victim of the “Distinguished Guests” segment of Friday night’s episode of Late...

Cam Newton is reportedly the new face of Drakkar Essence cologne

When my daughter, seven at the time, saw Cam Newton’s first Gatorade commercial, she cried...

VIDEO: Charles Barkley vs. Barney the Dinosaur on 1993 episode of ‘Saturday Night Live’

In 1993, Charles Barkley hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live (here’s the promo—Nirvana was...

Kissable Jason Dufner featured on the cover of Golf Digest

Auburn’s own cool, casual, and kissable Jason Dufner is featured on the cover of latest...

Columns

The Wishbone Podcast: Oh for a Muse of Fire…!

Van and John preview Auburn’s first five games of the season, but...

Media Daze

Disclosure: Auburn journalism faculty member and season ticket holder here. You can...

The Wishbone Podcast: I Love Football and I Love America

This week, Van and John preview the Auburn defense position by position...

The Wishbone Podcast: Men in Auburn Polos

John and Van look at this year’s squads of running backs, receivers,...

The Ethics of Everything, All the Time

This go-round, John Carvalho looks at how sports journalism ethics have changed...

People

Life Cycle of a Highlight: 10 years later, Bret Eddins reflects on the most visually effective sack in Auburn history

It’s been ten years since Bret Eddins achieved Auburn immortality with what...

Auburn grad shares split screen kiss with ‘Late Night’ lover Seth Meyers

As the final victim of the “Distinguished Guests” segment of Friday night’s...

VIDEO: Jason Dufner’s golf bag patch tribute to Philip Lutzenkirchen discussed during Thursday coverage of British Open

Auburn ambassador Jason Dufner’s Philip Lutzenkirchen tribute patch hasn’t gone unnoticed at...

Auburn fans paint Lake Martin’s Chimney Rock in remembrance of Philip Lutzenkirchen

As the sun set on Monday, Troy resident and 1993 Auburn graduate...

Philip Lutzenkirchen’s parenting advice

In 2011, I edited what is arguably the greatest preseason Auburn football...

Philip Lutzenkirchen killed in car accident

A car crash early this morning in Lagrange, Georgia killed two, including...

Auburn grad Katie George shines in Season 1.5 premiere of SyFy’s ‘Heroes of Cosplay’

The casting director for SyFy’s Heroes of Cosplay maybe deserves a raise....

Vintage

Bo Jackson’s 1989 ‘Say No’ to cocaine commercial

Before Bo was The Ballplayer, he was The Anti-Drug Crusader. But even if you turned...

Pat Dye, belly dancer

New Years Eve eve, 1989. Busch Gardens. The legendary Pat Dye, about to lead his Auburn team to victory over...

[UPDATED] That time Robert F. Kennedy Jr. told Bama students he hated Auburn, then wore an Auburn shirt to apologize

“I hate Auburn.” That was the second sentence of Robert F. Kennedy Jr’s October 1993 speech at the University of...

VIDEO: Charles Barkley vs. Barney the Dinosaur on 1993 episode of ‘Saturday Night Live’

In 1993, Charles Barkley hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live (here’s the promo—Nirvana was the musical guest). And he...

VIDEO: Auburn linebacker coach Reggie Herring goes berserk in locker room after beating Florida State in 1990, leads AU players in FSU war chant

It’d been so dang close the last few years, what with the FSU secondary, in the words of the ABC...

Rolling (Tanks Through) Toomer’s: How the City of Auburn celebrated the Fourth of July in 1956

I always think that the first thing George Washington or Thomas Jefferson or someone from way back would notice were...

Three fun plays you never see in highlights from the 1994 Auburn-Florida game

That’s because they’re, as Jeff Shearer called them, lowlights: Sunday Night Lowlights. (Can’t see them? Try here.) Jason Taylor’s was...

VIDEO: Beano Cook tells ESPN Auburn No. 1 in 1993

You’d see the quotes floating around citation-less in message boards and stuff—“If they’re (Auburn) the only undefeated, untied team on...

The 1982 intro for the ‘Auburn Football Review’

A lot can change for a football program in seven years. Ditto an Alabama news station’s video production studio (must...

Terry Bowden explains AU-Dacity to Phil Snow during the ‘Auburn Football Review’ for the 1994 LSU game

The slogans were working, they were working, they were working. Auburn’s AttitUde had just won them a national championship in...

Watch this 1993 Auburn warrior give the most confident guarantee of an Auburn Iron Bowl win ever

Terry Daniel Boone. Last of the Bo-hicans. The AU-ltimate Warrior. King of the Dye Frontier. Whomever he is, he gave...

Ill-Eagle Procedure? War Eagle IV trainer cries fowl on urban legend about eagle’s 1976 encounter with Florida star Wes Chandler resulted in an Auburn penalty

Auburn’s eagle attacked a Florida player and the refs made them pay for it. That was the story. It’s still...

Auburn soccer revival of the 1960s inspires Auburn’s first Soccer Sweetheart

In the late, late, late 1950s, there was a revival of the sport that Mike Donahue brought to Auburn in...

Auburn introduced intercollegiate soccer to the South; players liked it more than rugby football

One of the reasons Auburn was the first southern (college) team to win a national championship in football? All the...

George Petrie and his Dad

Happy Auburn Football Father’s Day. Here’s George Petrie and his Dad, Presbyterian minister George Laurens Petrie, in 1920, when Petrie...

Auburn players, coaches reading the Auburn Creed at George Petrie’s grave 100 years after Auburn’s first football game

Special logos on the field, on the programs… special books—There was a lot of commemorating for the 100th year of...

Pat Sullivan on the cover of 1971 Street and Smith’s Football Yearbook

The Sporting News took over or merged or whatever with Street and Smith’s Official College Football Yearbooks in 2007. Nick...

Campus

Tiger, War Eagle VI, longtime Auburn mascot, first eagle to fly in Jordan-Hare, dies

Tiger, War Eagle VI, has died at 34, the university has announced. Tiger never yielded,...

The Auburn University Indian Music Ensemble’s Auburn song is a really lovely song, such a lovely song

Auburn is a really lovely place, so lovely it has an Indian Music Ensemble. And...

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