Auburn will begin a home-and-home series with USC at the Galen Center on Dec. 18, 2022… 50 years and three days from the schools’ first meeting. USC won 73-66 on Dec. 15, 1972 in Los Angeles at the Trojan Invitational. You can watch some of it here.
Footage of Pat. Footage of Jean. Footage of Shug talking about John Heisman like a man qualified to talk about him. Shug making Catholic / Baptist jokes. Yankee jokes. Shug’s accent (“Steve Spoo-ri-uh”). Shug and John Wayne. This is fabulous.
It was a season to forget. The fewest wins since 2012. But the 5-7 record only really tells half the story.
Half Empty: It’s the Birmingham Bowl. The post-season punchline. And losing it would be worse than not going to a bowl game. Which is why it really kind of sucks that once we accepted that it was actually happening, once it was just a matter of which also-ran would also by vying for the Buns […]