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Auburn grad is Reddit hero for defusing bomb on Martin Luther King Jr’s porch

Auburn grad is Reddit hero for defusing bomb on Martin Luther King Jr’s porch

Vann Pruitt was the hero of Reddit yesterday, Martin Luther King, Jr Day, because his grandson, HydraHatRack (family name), posted a photo of him being the hero of whatever day it was he was called upon to defuse or dismantle or de-something a bomb placed on the Montgomery porch of Martin Luther King, Jr in […]

NPR uses 2013 Iron Bowl radio call to illustrate southern passion in report on possible ‘SEC Presidential Primary’

NPR uses 2013 Iron Bowl radio call to illustrate southern passion in report on possible ‘SEC Presidential Primary’

Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State, thinks “it’s time the South gets off the sideline when it comes to Presidential primary campaigns.” Why? Because southerners are a passionate people. I mean, just listen to this: (Can’t see the player? Try here.) It isn’t the first time the Kick Six has been politicized, but NPR’s Morning Edition […]

The coldest day in Auburn’s (recorded) history

The coldest day in Auburn’s (recorded) history

Compared to January 21, 1985, it’s warm today in Auburn. A memoir: Every January, when the weather usually gets much colder, I am reminded of a very cold day during my freshmen year at Auburn. It’s funny how time sometimes makes us question our recollection of past events as the years roll along. For most […]

Wisconsin man in Auburn sweatpants wins $1 million from Publisher’s Clearing House

Wisconsin man in Auburn sweatpants wins $1 million from Publisher’s Clearing House

The Greenbay Gazette was going for some nice detail to really put you there when, Karl Jonsson, an out-of-work electrician from Gresham, Wisconsin, opened the door to a million-dollar check from Publisher’s Clearing House: With his teenage daughter watching though a window, Jonsson stood in bare feet on the front sidewalk surrounded by news cameras […]

Watch Auburn beat Wisconsin in the 2003 Music City Bowl

Watch Auburn beat Wisconsin in the 2003 Music City Bowl

Join Chris Spielman, Pam Ward, Barry Alvarez and Tommy Tuberville’s under-performing, but ultimately triumphant 2003 Auburn Tigers in a grand New Year’s Eve adventure at the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Video: Auburn Obsessive. Related: Watch the entire 2009 (or 2010 or whatever) Outback Bowl. … Keep Reading: * […]

Does Will Muschamp want to be a head coach again?

Does Will Muschamp want to be a head coach again?

Defensive coordinator. Head coach in waiting. Head coach. Back to defensive coordinator. It has to be weird. But judging by the response to the question, asked Saturday at his (re) introductory press conference, of whether he wanted to be a head coach again, Will Muschamp is handling it pretty well. “Certainly, I think you would […]

Will Muschamp announced as Auburn’s new defensive coordinator on New York City’s Times Square news ticker

Will Muschamp announced as Auburn’s new defensive coordinator on New York City’s Times Square news ticker

Big news in the Big Apple. Sports Illustrated? ESPN? Please—when it hits the Time Square news ticker thing… THAT’s when you know it’s real. Photos: Elizabeth Burgess; h/t @luncharm

It’s official—Auburn (once again) announces Will Muschamp as new defensive coordinator

It’s official—Auburn (once again) announces Will Muschamp as new defensive coordinator

Here’s Auburn’s press release announcing former Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp as Auburn’s new defensive coordinator. (You can see Times Square’s official announcement here.) Muschamp will be re-introduced at a press conference Saturday, Dec. 13. at 10:30 a.m. at Auburn Athletics Complex Auditorium. AUBURN—Will Muschamp, one of the best defensive minds in college football and […]

Watch comedienne and Auburn grad Jeanne Robertson respond to a Bama fan heckler with an eight-minute stand up bit on the 2013 Iron Bowl

Watch comedienne and Auburn grad Jeanne Robertson respond to a Bama fan heckler with an eight-minute stand up bit on the 2013 Iron Bowl

Jeanne Robertson has been working that southern humorist schtick for years, and her upcoming DVD, Fabulously Funny, has an eight minute bit on the 2013 Iron Bowl. And it’s great. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Jeanne’s an Auburn grad, 1967. And a hardcore fan. She was actually one of the featured guests alongside David […]

Auburn, where ‘the Tide most certainly does not roll’, is correct response in ‘College Knowledge’ category on ‘Jeopardy!’

Auburn, where ‘the Tide most certainly does not roll’, is correct response in ‘College Knowledge’ category on ‘Jeopardy!’

Friday’s episode of Jeopardy! has the distinction of being the first in maybe forever to feature a correct response to an Auburn question or answer or whatever. And also of being our fourth Jeopardy!-related post–there was the Mack Brown thing, the Ken Jennings thing, and the almost most awesome thing ever thing–this year. Pretty sure […]

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