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Photo of son who wanted to be his Auburn fan dad for Halloween goes viral on Reddit

Photo of son who wanted to be his Auburn fan dad for Halloween goes viral on Reddit

I once asked Santa to help me look like my dad when I grew up, so this photo of a kid wearing a fake beard and an Auburn hat because his dad wears a beard an an Auburn hat really resonates with me. It was posted yesterday on Reddit by user brookatthebeach, who wrote “My […]

Here’s Kristi and Kenzie Malzahn’s recipe for the perfect Gus Malzahn costume

Here’s Kristi and Kenzie Malzahn’s recipe for the perfect Gus Malzahn costume

If the photos we’re receiving are any indication, neighborhoods across Alabama (and as far away as Pennsylvania) will soon be set upon by roving hordes of Gus Malzahns, extorting candy from Auburn fans, terrifying Alabama fans. Yes, trick-or-treat tributes to the New Ball Coach appear to be all the rage among Auburn fans this Halloween. […]

Former Auburn coach John Heisman first proposed college football playoff in 1928

Former Auburn coach John Heisman first proposed college football playoff in 1928

Only one of the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings ever was coached by John Heisman, and the former Auburn thespian would be proud—not only for his old (and no doubt favorite) team, but for the entire game of football. It was Heisman, after all, who, in addition to first implementing normal […]

Kick Six Trick or Treat: Auburn fan pays tribute to 2013 Iron Bowl at church Halloween event

Kick Six Trick or Treat: Auburn fan pays tribute to 2013 Iron Bowl at church Halloween event

Those Trunk or Treat things at churches aren’t supposed to be scary. It’s at a church. You leave the bloody cleavers at home. And yet last Sunday night in Birmingham, at the Meadowbrook Baptist Church Fall Festival, young Bama fans were forced relive their worst nightmare. Meadowbrook member Liz Birdsong converted her car’s trunk into […]

1892 Auburn team had to overcome artificial noise from cowbell-wielding Georgia fans (who went to Georgia Tech) to win first ever football game

1892 Auburn team had to overcome artificial noise from cowbell-wielding Georgia fans (who went to Georgia Tech) to win first ever football game

Auburn fans were the first to ring cowbells at games, so first we rang them at our first game: That’s the ironic bombshell dropped in a thread on The Bunker a TWER reader named Blake Burgess pointed me to. The evidence? A line from The Weekly Athens Banner’s coverage of the first installment of the […]

The Flavorite Chip of the SPC: A compilation of Terry Bowden’s first commercials as Auburn’s coach

The Flavorite Chip of the SPC: A compilation of Terry Bowden’s first commercials as Auburn’s coach

The Sunday after Auburn’s 1993 season opener against Ole Miss saw Terry Bowden’s debut on the Auburn Football Review (which you watch here). It also saw the debut of Terry Bowden the Auburn Sponsors Spokesman. There he is having his thirst quenched with a Coke and bumbling his lines for Golden Flake, “the flavorite chip […]

VIDEO: The Auburn Football Review of the 1993 Ole Miss game, Terry Bowden’s first

VIDEO: The Auburn Football Review of the 1993 Ole Miss game, Terry Bowden’s first

Here’s the first Auburn Football Review of the Bowden Era—Terry and Bobby, who makes a locker room cameo right at the beginning. You can watch the first commercials of the Bowden Era—Terry and Bobby—here. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Video: Auburn Obsessive. Related: Watch the entire Auburn Football Review after Auburn’s 1991 win over Ole […]

Zelda Fitzgerald, Auburn fan

Zelda Fitzgerald, Auburn fan

The Wall Street Journal recently did a story on the secret pigskin passions of F. Scott Fitzgerald, about how his mostly unknown or forgotten or ignored devotion to Princeton Tigers football qualifies him as “a pioneer of the fanaticism that characterizes so many college football fans today.” There’s even this wacky you-never-know theory that his […]

Watch Tommy Tuberville’s Auburn keep the ball for the entire third quarter in 2006 win over Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina

Watch Tommy Tuberville’s Auburn keep the ball for the entire third quarter in 2006 win over Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina

“‘Patience’ and ‘Spurrier’—those words don’t usually go together,” Chris Fowler told Kirk Herbstreit at the start of the third quarter of the 2006 Auburn-South Carolina game in Columbia, which the Gamecocks were going into with all the momentum in the world. Fifteen football minutes later… Fowler: “When’s the last quarter when one team had the […]

Watch the 1993 and 1994 Auburn episodes of Florida Football Highlights with Steve Spurrier

Watch the 1993 and 1994 Auburn episodes of Florida Football Highlights with Steve Spurrier

I’m supplementing the meager Auburn-South Carolina history stories with old Spurrier stuff (when he was at Florida. And San Francisco). Since we won’t see the Gators again until 2094 or something (unless they decide to start playing football and meet us in Atlanta), I feel good about it. The man is the Gamecocks’ coach; I […]

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