Last week we learned that what little we thought we knew about the history of the eagle statues at Toomer's Corner was wrong, duh... because this is Auburn, and that's what happens when you're dealing with traditions tied to Toomer's Corner (see: everything). But that century old Philly connection obviously isn't the whole story. Sure, we have the where and the when (or … [Read more...] about Noted Auburn alumnus bought, brought century-old eagle statues to Toomer’s Corner after spotting them in driveway of wealthy Philadelphian
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Auburn has a recent history as with incorrect Jeopardy! responses. The latest, from Thursday's episode, is the greatest compliment Mack Brown has every received. (Can't see the video? Try here.) We know one contestant who would not have made that mistake. h/t @FearlessandTrue Related: Video Of Jeopardy! Contestant Bombing Auburn-Cam Question. … Keep … [Read more...] about ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant thinks Texas legend Mack Brown won more than 150 games at Auburn
Toomer's Corner is, like, the Bermuda Triangle of Auburn tradition. Dates disappear, memories go haywire, origin theories appear out of thin air, facts vanish without a trace.
The Toomer's Oaks were a million years old. I mean 85 or something.
Check out this picture of one of the Toomer's Oak on my shirt—ha, made you look!
Do Toomer's Corner rollings trace their roots … [Read more...] about [UPDATED] On The Mysterious Origins of the Toomer’s Corner Eagle Statues: Marble birds
may have once perched on a building in Philadephia…and may be 150 years old
When Meghan McCarthy posted her impression of Boo from the Pixar movie Monster's Inc. on Vine in August of 2013, she had 20 followers. Later that day she had a couple hundred. Now, barely six months later, McCarthy sits atop more than one million followers on Vine, almost 17,000 followers on Twitter, and 96,000 followers on Instagram, all of which are helping her land … [Read more...] about Sense of humor, unique voice turn Meghan McCarthy into social media megastar; Auburn senior has more than a million followers on Vine
We currently claim the top two (here and here) Google search spots for "Shug smoking" and we're goin' for three. Here's ol' Lefty danglin' a cigarette in his righty circa '74-ish with that Sewell Hall stuffed tiger that showed up in, like, every other photo back in the day. And that guy. No idea who that guy is. Anyone know? Think the cigs affected his health? THINK … [Read more...] about Shug smoking it up with the Sewell Hall stuffed tiger and some guy