David McCullough, a two-time winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, will be speaking Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 11 a.m. in Auburn Arena. Admission is free. The historian extraordinaire's appearance is sponsored by the Auburn University Office of the Provost and Office of Undergraduate Studies, in partnership with the Littleton-Franklin Lectures, as well … [Read more...] about Famed historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough to speak at Auburn Arena
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There are three possible explanations: That the 2006 Iron Bowl is, like, mood music or something for crime scene investigations (entirely possible) and that scriptwriters for ABC and CBS are just super sticklers for details; that the 2006 Iron Bowl is, for whatever reason, the most popular selection in the Football Game Broadcasts Licensed For Use In Television Shows catalog; … [Read more...] about 2006 Iron Bowl recurring character in ABC, CBS crime dramas?
Note: Inspired by the greatest piece of sports-writing in American history, our intrepid Wishbone columnists have a few thoughts about the recent LSU game. Enjoy. It was a hell of a storm. The rain poured down in waves like the LSU offensive line pounding on your head. It washed away Auburn’s hopes and a few loose footballs. And when it was over then things got … [Read more...] about The Wishbone reviews LSU (with apologies To O.B. Keeler)
9/21/1996: The Auburn Sports Arena (the Barn) burns to the ground during the Auburn-LSU game. 9/22/2001: In the first major sporting event in New York state since the 9/11 attacks, Auburn falls to Syracuse in the Carrier Dome, 31-14 9/23/2000: Rudi Johnson rushes for over 100 yards for the 4th straight game, the first running back to do so since Brent Fullwood in 1986. … [Read more...] about This Week in Auburn History: September 21-27
John O'Malie Jacobs, Jr: Offensive tackle, aspiring undertaker, Rescuers fan... ... and Auburn's conditioning coach for 1988. Yoxall who? Related: Jay Jacobs Picture Day. … Keep Reading: * SHAKE IT, SHUG! * That time they burned the Glom * Auburn’s 1960 cheesecake schedule * I think of Kurt Crain * Smithsonian Magazine photographs kid in Auburn hat at … [Read more...] about Jay Jacobs, Auburn Conditioning Coach