Nancy was my first First Lady, the first I remember at least. Just Say No. Mr. T. Alf. She was awesome. In early May 1976, she stopped in Auburn during a short campaign swing through the Heart of Dixie (whose Republicans supported her husband more than Gerald Ford) in advance of the May 4 primary elections […]
In the 1930s, Kentucky football was, you know, Kentucky football, and they thought Auburn’s Chet “He Played For Notre Dame” Wynne could change that. Sure, Wynne had gone 5-5 at Auburn in 1933 — pretty decent by Wildcats standards — but his 1932 Tigers had been undefeated Southern Conference champs! That still had to mean something! […]
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 […]
“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.