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The Wishbone Podcast: 2014 Signing Day Analysis

The Wishbone Podcast: 2014 Signing Day Analysis

“They sound like they’ve been hired by IBM or Xerox when they go to Alabama.” You can Van and John’s already best-selling Auburn football book, Decades of Dominance, is here. Hit them up on the Twitter: @auwishbone / @jkringer / @vanallenplexico. Email the show at [email protected] And listen to past episodes here. Keep Reading: * […]

2013 Iron Bowl photos going up at Auburn Athletic Complex

2013 Iron Bowl photos going up at Auburn Athletic Complex

There’s some new artwork going up at the Auburn Athletic Complex, and you’ll never have to ask anyone “what game was that?” The Iron Bowl took a little while. The photos of the celebration following Auburn’s victory over Texas A&M went up before the team even left College Station or something. Photo: @JasonRMatheson Related: Surreal […]

Niffer’s in Auburn introduces ‘Gus Bus’ burger

Niffer’s in Auburn introduces ‘Gus Bus’ burger

When Niffer’s starts naming burgers of the month after Auburn football players or coaches or whatever, you know it’s been a good year (here’s what hit the menu this week in 2011).  #tributeburgers Related: Auburn restaurant Niffer’s Place celebrating Iron Bowl with take-out boxes. … For a $10 donation to TWER (just make sure you […]

Auburn’s Tre Mason named Heisman Trophy finalist, issues statement

Auburn’s Tre Mason named Heisman Trophy finalist, issues statement

Tre Mason deserved to be named a Heisman Trophy finalist. He was. “When I heard the news, I was in disbelief,” Mason said in a statement released by Auburn early Monday evening. “This has been such a season for our team and we are going to the national championship. For me to be invited to […]

Auburn ties NCAA improvement record from one year to the next

Auburn ties NCAA improvement record from one year to the next

The SEC Champion Auburn Tigers, the SEC Champion Auburn Tigers, THE SEC CHAMPION AUBURN TIGERS are now 12-1. Last year, in the season that shall not be named, the Tigers were 3-9. It’s been the turnaround of turnarounds. Or at least of the turnaround of all but one other turnarounds. By beating Missouri, Auburn tied… […]

Auburn’s Salmonella-sniffing tricorder scores huge win in war on food poisoning

Auburn’s Salmonella-sniffing tricorder scores huge win in war on food poisoning

You know, I was actually thinking to myself just the other day, bent over the trashcan for the third time in just two hours after dining at a certain South College eatery: “We can put a man on the moon, but we can’t come up with a ‘tricorder”-type device or a bacteria-sniffing wand or something […]

Ware Jewelers in downtown Auburn paints giant ‘War Eagle’ on its roof

Ware Jewelers in downtown Auburn paints giant ‘War Eagle’ on its roof

There’s the War Eagle wall by J&M, and now the War Eagle roof, right next door. Ware Jewelers in downtown Auburn last week finished painting a giant “War Eagle” on the roof of its new downtown building. “When we finished it (the roof) was so white, we thought we really should do something with that,” […]

Great photos from Auburn’s 1972 Wreck Tech Parade

Great photos from Auburn’s 1972 Wreck Tech Parade

Freshmen in pajamas technically reenacting the deliberate possible crashing of a passenger train—what wasn’t to love?! What’s not to miss?! Yes, sadly, save for a brief appearance in the mid-2000s, the cherished Wreck Tech parade disappeared from Auburn’s streets and yearbooks when Auburn and Georgia Tech discontinued their annual rivalry in the late 80s. Let […]

Robenson Therezie’s Auburn tattoo

Robenson Therezie’s Auburn tattoo

Adding to the visual delights at Auburn’s Wednesday’s practice was Robenson Therezie’s (new?) Auburn tattoo: an eagle coming on the clouds of the late 70s, beneath a “War Eagle,” and through not just an “A” but, as Riley notes, the interlocking an “AU.” It’s a nifty twist on a classic design and worthy of praise. […]

Smithsonian-featured artist Matt Moulthrop hopes to tell the Toomer’s Oaks story with bowl made from trunk section

Smithsonian-featured artist Matt Moulthrop hopes to tell the Toomer’s Oaks story with bowl made from trunk section

“One of the aspects that I love about the work that I do is being able to extend the life of a tree,” Matt Moulthrop told PBS in a 2011 documentary. He should really love his next big gig. Yep, when The War Eagle Reader reported last week that Auburn University was planning to commission […]

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