There are four teams that will tell you that all that low-hanging retrospective fruit about the 1957 Auburn Tigers knowing only how to tackle doesn’t really reflect their personal experience — and none more loudly than the Houston Cougars.
n 1892, Anthony Foster McKissick, the first director of Auburn’s first electrical engineering laboratory, helped lay the foundation for Auburn football as the Tigers’ first center. Four years later, he helped do the same for a scientific breakthrough that changed the world.
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 […]
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 […]
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