Let’s take a look Auburn’s first showdown with Texas A&M — which was in 1911, Winsipedia, not 1916 — and refer to a 110-year-old Auburn team as “we” a lot. Played in Dallas, the game was billed as the biggest in the south that year, which, sure, papers were wont to do with pretty much […]
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 […]
“I told Bobby we came to play and he said he understood that.”
I mean, it’s the Heisman Trophy winner up there at bat. This is post-Heisman. Poor Mississippi State.
Auburn was kind of a horse college in the 1930s. Like, a really good one. “I believe we had about 85 horses, enough to mount two teams for six periods,” W.J. Klepinger told Inside The Auburn Tigers magazine in 1982. Klepinger was the head coach of Auburn’s 1935 polo team. Yes, polo. “We used riding […]