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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 ...

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Robenson Therezie’s Auburn tattoo

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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 ...

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Harvey Updyke trial will be held in Wetumpka


The State of Alabama has decided that Elmore County is the county closest to Lee County capable of impaneling a jury “free of prejudice” for the trial of accused Toomer’s Oaks poisoner Harvey Updyke. The decision was issued Wednesday, two days after Lee County district attorney Robbie Treese, fearing a ...

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Bo and his biggest fan in Japan


We knew about Bo Jackson’s record breaking, cover making performance in the 1986 Japan Bowl, and we have some great photos from it. Just not as great as this one from SI’s 50th Bo birthday celebrating gallery. No wonder Nissan’s a proud sponsor of the Heisman Trophy. Related: Bo Jackson ...

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Spotted this morning at Barbecue House. That’s a War Eagle on the side and an AU JAMZ on the tag Photo: Kenny Smith. Related: This Auburn car is STILL beating Bama. … Keep Reading: * Workshop re-envisions Toomer’s Corner with arches, elevated intersection * She was smokin’ in the classroom… ...

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Pat Dye signs neckties sent by angry Syracuse fans

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I’d heard about it—Syracuse fans indignant over Pat Dye’s understandable (and unrepentant) decision to go for a tie (OR WAS IT?!) in the 1988 Sugar Bowl mailed him more than 2,000 old ties to shame him or something, many collected from Syracuse stores offering half-off discounts on new ties for folks ...

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