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[UPDATED] Vince Dooley’s 1957 Auburn national championship ring turns up in Athens pawn shop

[UPDATED] Vince Dooley’s 1957 Auburn national championship ring turns up in Athens pawn shop

Four years after it was stolen from his home, Vince Dooley has his first (and best) national championship ring back — the Auburn one. Earned while helping coach his alma mater to the 1957 national title, the ring turned up last week at Athens Pawn Shop, Athens’ favorite pawn shop for eight consecutive years. According to […]

The AU Wishbone Podcast: The Dead Zone!

The AU Wishbone Podcast: The Dead Zone!

Van and John help you through the dead zone of early summer with discussion of Auburn’s future football schedules, NFL draft talk, and listener questions. Listen to previous episodes (and read their columns) here. If you’d like to help TWER keep on keepin’ on, click here. … Keep Reading: * Praise and worship standard ‘More Precious Than Silver’ inspired by […]

Rod Bramblett plays ‘Kick Six’ Iron Bowl call for Auburn Christian school kids, apologizes for using Lord’s name in vain in a completely appropriately way

Rod Bramblett plays ‘Kick Six’ Iron Bowl call for Auburn Christian school kids, apologizes for using Lord’s name <s>in vain</s> in a completely appropriately way

The Kindergarteners at Holy Trinity Episcopal School took their annual field trip to The Auburn Network offices Wednesday morning. The youngsters toured the facilities with Rod Bramblett, the Voice of Auburn himself, who taught them about satellite transmission, ISDN, and studio etiquette. Once trained, Rich Perkins, host of The Drive, helped them make a secret […]

The Shame in Our Game

The Shame in Our Game

So perhaps West Virginia freshman Daxter Miles Jr. was not too smart in calling out Kentucky before their Sweet 16 game last night.  Predicting a Mountaineers victory was preferable to pre-signaling defeat. But to claim the Wildcats “don’t play hard” might have been reckless. But the media’s post-Daxter takedown on Twitter following Kentucky’s 78-39 double-down […]

Auburn Women’s Golf coach Kim Evans crowd surfs Darius Rucker concert

Auburn Women’s Golf coach Kim Evans crowd surfs Darius Rucker concert

Auburn Women’s Golf Coach Kim Evans remains cancer free. But on Thursday night in Hilton Head, S.C.  she came down with a case of rockin’ pneumonia. Post by Rally for Coach Kim Evans. Can’t see the video? Try here. h/t Alicia Crumley. … Keep Reading: * Streaking at Auburn * Auburn’s first nude model tells […]

The AU Wishbone Podcast: Just the Fax, Ma’am: National Signing Day in Review

The AU Wishbone Podcast: Just the Fax, Ma’am: National Signing Day in Review

Van and John look back at all that transpired on National Signing Day 2015, discuss the new players and the state of the Auburn football team, and answer listener questions. This week, Van and John discuss the big recruiting weekend, coaching hires and moves, and hoops action, plus much more. Listen to previous episodes (and […]

Huge new scoreboard proposed for Jordan-Hare Stadium

Huge new scoreboard proposed for Jordan-Hare Stadium

Next Friday, Auburn’s Board of Trustees will yea or nay a proposal for a new 200-foot-wide scoreboard above the south end zone of Jordan-Hare Stadium that would replace the ol ‘Tron in time for the 2015 season. Estimated cost: $13.9 million. If the university pays for it, the Athletics Department will pay them back. The proposal […]

Cole Position: Former Auburn center Cole Cubelic is on the verge of breaking it in big in sports media

Cole Position: Former Auburn center Cole Cubelic is on the verge of breaking it in big in sports media

It’s been said that you shouldn’t find a career — a career should find you.  If that’s the case, opportunity is chasing down Cole Cubelic on many fronts. The former Auburn football player is on the verge. Through his daily radio show, his appearances on Paul Finebaum, his far-too-sporadic live game broadcasts, his football analysis for […]

Wisconsin man in Auburn sweatpants wins $1 million from Publisher’s Clearing House

Wisconsin man in Auburn sweatpants wins $1 million from Publisher’s Clearing House

The Greenbay Gazette was going for some nice detail to really put you there when, Karl Jonsson, an out-of-work electrician from Gresham, Wisconsin, opened the door to a million-dollar check from Publisher’s Clearing House: With his teenage daughter watching though a window, Jonsson stood in bare feet on the front sidewalk surrounded by news cameras […]

Watch Auburn beat Wisconsin in the 2003 Music City Bowl

Watch Auburn beat Wisconsin in the 2003 Music City Bowl

Join Chris Spielman, Pam Ward, Barry Alvarez and Tommy Tuberville’s under-performing, but ultimately triumphant 2003 Auburn Tigers in a grand New Year’s Eve adventure at the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Video: Auburn Obsessive. Related: Watch the entire 2009 (or 2010 or whatever) Outback Bowl. … Keep Reading: * […]

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