“You know that eagle through the A? I know who did that, too…”
It’s so strange to go back to see what people thought when he did it. Because once he did, and once the success that was bound to happen happened — when the Bo we knew became the Bo everyone knew, it just totally turned into a cause for celebration and cartoons and awe and endless […]
I mean, it’s the Heisman Trophy winner up there at bat. This is post-Heisman. Poor Mississippi State.
Few iterations of the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry have kept Auburn players up at night more than the 1971 game.
Terry Bowden “fell in love with Auburn” — his words — 20 years before they got hitched. It was the summer of 1973. Bobby Bowden was coaching West Virginia. Terry, an All-State running back, was heading into his senior year at Morgantown (West Virginia) High School. He was short. But Auburn apparently didn’t care about […]