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The new ‘This Is Auburn’ banners downtown


The banners have changed again. It’s like the leaves. These are the most colorful and creative since the ‘Last Roll’ banners. Here’s the order in which they appear as you’re driving into downtown on South College:   Really happy to see the bomb-sniffers start us off. After all, they did …

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Auburn’s new Heisman history video

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Here’s the three Heismen. Because another reminder doesn’t hurt, not at all. And it gives up another opportunity to put out links to some more “How Did I Miss That,  Man, TWER rules” posts: Rare candids of Super Sully at the 1971 Heisman Banquet Auburn’s Pat Sullivan for Heisman brochure …

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Auburn is writing its own stories


The Auburn Athletic Department’s hiring of former Birmingham News sportswriter Charles Goldberg and former Huntsville Times/AuburnUndercover writer Phillip Marshall was a surprise. The trend, however, is nothing new. Many major college athletic departments are doing the same thing. Having relied on newspapers and Web sites in the past, they are …

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