Terry Bowden “fell in love with Auburn” — his words — 20 years before they got hitched. It was the summer of 1973. Bobby Bowden was coaching West Virginia. Terry, an All-State running back, was heading into his senior year at Morgantown (West Virginia) High School. He was short. But Auburn apparently didn’t care about […]
“I told Bobby we came to play and he said he understood that.”
I mean, it’s the Heisman Trophy winner up there at bat. This is post-Heisman. Poor Mississippi State.
Auburn was kind of a horse college in the 1930s. Like, a really good one. “I believe we had about 85 horses, enough to mount two teams for six periods,” W.J. Klepinger told Inside The Auburn Tigers magazine in 1982. Klepinger was the head coach of Auburn’s 1935 polo team. Yes, polo. “We used riding […]
We know that, once upon a Tide, folks at Alabama thought that Auburn had them beat on the national title race by four whole years. But what about papers other than the Crimson-White? Did Joe Reporter covering Wherever, USA think that Bama’s 1961 national championship was its very first? And not 1925 or 1926 or 1930 or […]