Four years after it was stolen from his home, Vince Dooley has his first (and best) national championship ring back -- the Auburn one. Earned while helping coach his alma mater to the 1957 national title, the ring turned up last week at Athens Pawn Shop, Athens' favorite pawn shop for eight consecutive years. According to a police report, the shop paid a Watkinsville, Ga. … [Read more...] about [UPDATED] Vince Dooley’s 1957 Auburn national championship ring turns up in Athens pawn shop
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I feel bad about it now, especially since it always looked good. But I've never seen Chuck. So I don't know a lot about it. But Kelly Jolley does. He also knows a lot about philosophy. Which is why he was God's obvious choice to write the book that the critically-acclaimed show's philosophical themes have apparently been begging to fill since 2012, when NBC decided … [Read more...] about Auburn philosophy professor Kelly Jolley discusses his upcoming book on cult TV show ‘Chuck’
Van and John help you through the dead zone of early summer with discussion of Auburn's future football schedules, NFL draft talk, and listener questions. Listen to previous episodes (and read their columns) here. If you’d like to help TWER keep on keepin’ on, click here. … Keep Reading: * Praise and worship standard ‘More Precious Than Silver’ inspired by … [Read more...] about The AU Wishbone Podcast: The Dead Zone!
You will have to forgive me, but what follows is social commentary. I know, we get preached at enough from all corners, but in this you will have to indulge me. Auburn University (my alma mater) has a softball team. It’s had one for almost 20 years. And to be perfectly frank, I have not paid it much attention. Until now. And friends, that has been a mistake. It hasn’t … [Read more...] about Auburn Softball rules
Here's an even better view of the curious Auburn helmet visor that dual-hat-threat legends David Langner and Mike Fuller used to stupefy both the sun and coverage units in the early 1970s. That writing on top? Yep, his jersey number. You can read the story behind (and even see video of) the visor here. h/t Allen Spain. If you’d like to help TWER keep on keepin’ … [Read more...] about An even better view of the Auburn helmet visor