It's the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry, maybe you've heard. Auburn won the first game in 1892. We should have won the game in 1992. We didn't. Dad and I stood there a long time waiting for the refs to come back out on the field and reimburse us for the miracle they stole, and let us win it. They didn't. (Can't see the video? Try here.) Nineteen seconds. Georgia 14, Auburn … [Read more...] about Grown man still coming to terms with refs robbing Auburn of win over Georgia in 1992
Alma Martyr with Jeremy Henderson
I just found the picture again and smiled again and I don't want to lose the flush of wonder and purpose and ThankyouGod like I lost the photo, so I'm just going to start writing. Well, I didn't lose the photo, I misplaced it. Which is one reason it took me so long to get around to this, but also because since the story behind the photo is so long and weird or maybe boring—the … [Read more...] about Matlock Girl: ‘War Eagle’
OK, putting our scruples on steroids (they shrink your statisticles, man!) to prove how Not Bama we are, noble pursuit though it is, needs to stop. Even if we don't want to asterisk our media guides with trophies we technically have a right to, surely we can puff out our chests the objectively correct number of times when it comes to undefeated seasons, if we think it needs … [Read more...] about How many undefeated seasons has Auburn had?
Some give it great reviews, some give it terrible reviews, some mediocre, whatever. Maybe I give "Love Song for Bobby Long" (2004) a pass because, whoa, is that a hungover John Travolta getting out of bed half-naked in a vintage Auburn T-shirt? And is he hitting on that waitress in an Auburn hat? And dude, does he actually drive to a BBQ joint in "Auburn"? But I didn't know … [Read more...] about John Travolta in an Auburn shirt, or My Love for ‘A Love Song For Bobby Long’
You get the feeling that no one wants to say much about it because no one wants to think about it, which you have to think factored (understandably) into the decision to maintain the cherished status quo for at least one more season. Most of the folks I talked with from the Office of the Auburn City Manager and Auburn University's Office of Communications and Marketing about … [Read more...] about Hey Auburn Fans, See You At The Attractive Intersection Structure!