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This Week in Auburn History: October 12-18

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Glorious shot, AP photographer Dave Martin.

10/12/1985: Bo Jackson rushes for 176 yards and 2 touchdowns; Ron
Stallworth and Kevin Porter score on defense, Auburn crushes #4 FSU,
59-27.

10/12/1996: Dameyune Craig passes for 375 yards and ties an Auburn
record with four touchdown passes; Ty Goodson has 145 yards receiving and
two touchdowns. Auburn 49 Miss St 15

10/13/1951: Homecoming, Auburn tops Florida 14-13 and “cushions from
the spectators sailed fieldward, and those armed lifted flasks
mouthward.”

10/13/1984: In a “wild and woolly shootout” in Tallahassee, Brent
Fullwood’s four-yard touchdown with 48 seconds remaining lifts Auburn over
FSU 42-41.

10/13/2001: Damon Duval’s 44-yard field goal delivers the coup de
grâce to #1 Florida, Auburn 23 – Florida 20

10/14/2006: Auburn 27- Florida 17

10/15/1994: “Florida’s got the big rush on Nix, he floats one in the
end zone…it is…caught! Touchdown Auburn!”

10/16/1993: In one of the most exciting games in Jordan-Hare history, Scott
Etheridge’s 41-yard field goal with 1:21 remaining puts Auburn over #4
Florida, 38-35

10/16/2010: Auburn and Arkansas combine for the most points in a non-OT SEC game, Cam Newton rushes for 188 yards and three touchdowns. Auburn 65-Arkansas 43.

Here’s our post-game Cam interview video, the most popular in TWER YouTube Channel history.

10/17/1987: “TILLMAN, TILLMAN, TILLMAN…AT THE BASELINE OF THE END
ZONE! A BULLET BY BURGER! AUBURN GOES AHEAD!”  Auburn 20-Georgia Tech 10.

10/18/2003: Carnell Williams sets an Auburn football record with six
rushing touchdowns to lead Auburn over Mississippi State,
45-13.

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Related: Auburn’s—and America’s?—first homecoming was in 1909.

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