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VIDEO: Bo Jackson graduates from college

VIDEO: Bo Jackson graduates from college

Bo knows (a lot more because he graduated from Auburn University in 1995). Amen. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Video: Auburn Obsessive. Related: Big Heisman On Campus: Bo Jackson goes back to school. If you’d like to help TWER keep on keepin’ on, please click here. More Bo: * The Bo Jackson mural McAdory […]

Bo Jackson vs. Bee

Bo Jackson vs. Bee

Bo never had a problem with Yellow Jackets. And yet… So… Brian Bosworth = A literal pushover. Brian Buzzworth = Bo’s Worst Nightmare. Thankfully, Bo “recaptured his manhood” with the cracking of his 14th homer of the year (1993) for the White Sox, otherwise his legacy could have been significantly tarnished. But if Phil Snow […]

Rare European version of Nike’s legendary ‘Bo Knows’ commercial kinda shows how far soccer has come in America

Rare European version of Nike’s legendary ‘Bo Knows’ commercial kinda shows how far soccer has come in America

So there’s a rare, little-known version of the Bo Knows commercial that not even the magic of YouTube has conjured from the vaults. No, not that extended “biker chicks” version. I’m talking about the one that aired only in Europe, but still where the teenagers apparently learned English just to watch Nike’s latest shoe commercials […]

VIDEO: Bo Jackson thanks his offensive line after dominating performance against Florida in 1983 — ‘I may buy them a candy bar’

VIDEO: Bo Jackson thanks his offensive line after dominating performance against Florida in 1983 — ‘I may buy them a candy bar’

Bo Jackson rushed for 196 yards and two touchdowns in Auburn’s 28-21 win over Florida in 1983. Buy the offensive line dinner, candy bars, something… (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Related: Watch Pat Dye sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Randy Campbell after the 1983 Auburn-Florida game. If you’d like to help TWER keep on keepin’ […]

The giant card Tampa Bay fans sent to Bo Jackson before the 1986 NFL Draft

The giant card Tampa Bay fans sent to Bo Jackson before the 1986 NFL Draft

In the weeks leading up to the 1986 NFL Draft, Tampa Bay country radio station WSUN had Bucs fans sign a giant postcards addressed to the eventual Number One pick, pleading for his services. It arrived at Sewell Hall the week May 12. But its 3,000 signatures were all for naught.

The Bo Jackson mural McAdory High School had on a classroom wall in the 1980s is over the top

The Bo Jackson mural McAdory High School had on a classroom wall in the 1980s is over the top

It must have sucked to have bee a Bama fan at McAdory High School in the 1980s. I mean absolutely sucked. At least for the kids that had to take Bo Jackson 101. Any of you McAdorians recognize this? Is this a Mrs. Brewer overhead projector masterpiece? War Eagle? Related: New Nike sneakers pay tribute […]

New Nike sneakers pay tribute to Bo Jackson the bat breaker

New Nike sneakers pay tribute to Bo Jackson the bat breaker

Bo Jackson is so awesome, even his failures have their own shoes. Nike has given Bo’s iconic reaction to striking out at the plate the Tecmo Bo treatment with the Air Trainer SC “Broken Bats”. On the tongue, there’s 8-bit Bo breaking a baseball bat over his knee like a No. 2 pencil, and on the […]

‘He had come to my rescue’: Nolan Ryan discusses Bo Jackson’s heroic role in legendary Ventura fight in new biography

‘He had come to my rescue’: Nolan Ryan discusses Bo Jackson’s heroic role in legendary Ventura fight in new biography

The 1993 Nolan Ryan-Robin Ventura Fight is the stuff of legend. And wherever there’s stuff of legend, Bo Jackson is usually somewhere near by. And thank God he was, Ryan says. Here’s an excerpt on the MLB melee, and the crucial role Bo had in ending it, from the new biography Nolan Ryan: The Making […]

Bo Knows Jesus: Watch Bo Jackson present the Gospel in this rare video from the 1985 Heisman Dinner Gala

Bo Knows Jesus: Watch Bo Jackson present the Gospel in this rare video from the 1985 Heisman Dinner Gala

Tons of athletes thank God when they’re accepting awards in front of people. Some even get specific and thank Jesus Christ, their Lord and Savior. But in this rare video of the his great speech at the Heisman Dinner Gala, there’s 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson wrapping up by straight up witnessing. “I’d like […]

[UPDATED] There’s a van with an awesome Bo Jackson ‘Ballplayer’ poster graphic thing on the back cruising around Auburn

[UPDATED] There’s a van with an awesome Bo Jackson ‘Ballplayer’ poster graphic thing on the back cruising around Auburn

What’s the best way to avoid getting a ticket for driving without a license plate? Divert attention by spray painting or airbrushing or whatever that photo of Bo Jackson in shoulder pads with the bat behind his head in that iconic Nike “Ballplayer” poster on the back of your van thing and making it so […]

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