If you're going to let people hear the recording, you shouldn't cut off Rod's ecstatic, almost falsetta OH MY GOD! after his "Holy Cow." Because that what it was. Punt, Bama, Punt. Bo Over The Top. The Camback. The Oh My God. That's what it should be. I was there for the Oh My God. And so was Eli Gold. Oh My God. Related: Hear Rod's call the way it should be … [Read more...] about Hear Rod Bramblett’s and Eli Gold’s radio call of Chris Davis’ final second missed field goal return to beat Bama in the Iron Bowl #miracle #omg
Archives for November 2013
The earliest known instance of Auburn's football team being referred to as "Tigers" is a poem written by Auburn quarterback Walker R. "Tick" Tichenor, youngest son of former Auburn president Isaac Taylor Tichenor, before the 1894 Auburn-Alabama game. Which we lost (because Bama paid professional boxers to beat us). But listen to that tone… … and we were … [Read more...] about The Duty: Earliest reference to Auburn football team as ‘tigers’ is in an awesome 1894 poem before the Alabama game
The RVs started lining up a week before the game. The students are lining up the night before the game. As of 6 p.m. Friday, several groups of Auburn students had already literally staked their claim with a tent in front of the student entrance to Jordan-Hare, and presumably plan to camp out there. The overnight low is supposed to dip to freezing you say? No matter—their … [Read more...] about Auburn students camping overnight in front Jordan-Hare Stadium to be first in line for Iron Bowl
War Eagle! It's time to turn our attention to the one thing we all love, and that is beating Bama. Let us harness the power of the past to slay the crimson dragon that dare enter our lair.
The first two items are from my collection.
Bear Bryant autographed Bo Jackson print:
Yes, you read that correctly. A friend of the family was a cameraman for a Birmingham TV … [Read more...] about
War Eagle Beat Bama Relics
It's only weird if it doesn't work—that's the Bud Light commercial going around, right? About all the wacky superstitious things football fans do or put up with to secure supernatural blessings for their teams? Well, if you're one of them, a believer, then please forgive the Lawleys from Trussville. They went over to a friend's to watch the LSU game. Which meant that no one … [Read more...] about Chair-ished Tradition: Auburn family takes lucky chair with them everywhere—even Thanksgiving trip to Gatlinburg—to insure Auburn victories