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Auburn grad Bill Holbrook cartoons the Kick Six a la ‘Kevin and Kell’

Auburn grad Bill Holbrook cartoons the Kick Six a la ‘Kevin and Kell’

Bill Holbrook’s reputation as the greatest cartoonist Auburn University ever awarded a degree to got even more secure Sunday. “With the college football season looming, I wanted to reach back and commemorate the contest held on November 30, 2013 between teams of elephants and tigers, otherwise known as the Iron Bowl,” the Kevin and Kell creator […]

Jeff Foxworthy does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge along with Auburn-shirt wearing, ‘War Eagle’ing wife

Jeff Foxworthy does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge along with Auburn-shirt wearing, ‘War Eagle’ing wife

“War Eagle.” It’s a powerful battle cry, the perfect thing to steel your nerves before being drenched in ice water. And since Gregg Foxworthy, wife of comedian Jeff “How Can You Not Like Auburn?” Foxworthy, mother Auburn student Julianne Foxworthy, was wearing an Auburn shirt—looks like it might actually be Jeff’s shirt—when she got her […]

Auburn fans kill world record-setting (probably) alligator

Auburn fans kill world record-setting (probably) alligator

You know that thing where, when you’re about to play one of your rivals, you start seeing email forwards and message board Photoshop things of your team’s nickname power animal devouring the other team’s? (When you’ve got tigers and eagles and world champion archers to work with, it happens a lot.) Like, come Iron Bowl […]

Auburn superfan Mackenzie Lintz, star of CBS show ‘Under The Dome’, is incoming Auburn freshman

Auburn superfan Mackenzie Lintz, star of CBS show ‘Under The Dome’, is incoming Auburn freshman

The stars were aligning at Auburn last year. This year, they may be falling. Pink stars. Pink creepy stars. That’s the main thing I remember from the first season of Under The Dome, the CBS drama based on Stephen King’s same-named 2009 sci-fi thriller: Mackenzie Lintz (Norrie on the show) convulsing in some sort of […]

Life Cycle of a Highlight: 10 years later, Bret Eddins reflects on the most visually effective sack in Auburn history

Life Cycle of a Highlight: 10 years later, Bret Eddins reflects on the most visually effective sack in Auburn history

It’s been ten years since Bret Eddins achieved Auburn immortality with what was arguably the most visually effective sack in Auburn history. You’ve seen it a million times, in virtually every Auburn entrance or “historical hype” video of the past decade. Eddins, a defensive end, makes it around the tackle (who was denied his blocking […]

Auburn grad shares split screen kiss with ‘Late Night’ lover Seth Meyers

Auburn grad shares split screen kiss with ‘Late Night’ lover Seth Meyers

As the final victim of the “Distinguished Guests” segment of Friday night’s episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers, audience member and Auburn alumna Brittany Nelson was introduced as “Shannon Revord”, host Meyer’s mistress in an affair so passionate the lovers agreed to rendezvous only via split screen. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Nelson […]

VIDEO: Jason Dufner’s golf bag patch tribute to Philip Lutzenkirchen discussed during Thursday coverage of British Open

VIDEO: Jason Dufner’s golf bag patch tribute to Philip Lutzenkirchen discussed during Thursday coverage of British Open

Auburn ambassador Jason Dufner’s Philip Lutzenkirchen tribute patch hasn’t gone unnoticed at the British Open (Can’t see the video? Try here.) “He’s a very proud Auburn fan,” Scott Van Pelt said in ESPN’s Thursday morning coverage. “He’s got the AU there on the bag, he’s also got the number 43, and that’s to honor Philip […]

Auburn fans paint Lake Martin’s Chimney Rock in remembrance of Philip Lutzenkirchen

Auburn fans paint Lake Martin’s Chimney Rock in remembrance of Philip Lutzenkirchen

As the sun set on Monday, Troy resident and 1993 Auburn graduate Taylor Cox Jinright, her twin 14-year-old boys Wood and Reed, and her nephew John David Cox painted a portion of popular Lake Martin diving destination Chimney Rock as a tribute to former Auburn star Philip Lutzenkirchen, who still no one can believe died […]

Philip Lutzenkirchen’s parenting advice

Philip Lutzenkirchen’s parenting advice

In 2011, I edited what is arguably the greatest preseason Auburn football magazine the world has ever seen, which thankfully allowed me to meet Philip Lutzenkirchen. I took my daughter Sadie with me to the Athletic Complex. Halfway through the interview, she had to go to the bathroom. I told her to hold it. I […]

Philip Lutzenkirchen killed in car accident

Philip Lutzenkirchen killed in car accident

A car crash early this morning in Lagrange, Georgia killed two, including UGA baseball player Ian Davis and Auburn great Philip Lutzenkirchen. If you think really hard about it, you might remember the first time you tried to pronounce the name “Lutzenkirchen.” It might have been when your friend emailed you the link to that […]

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