Auburn was doing a lot of PSA type stuff in the 70s. The film side of University Relations was really coming into its own. They needed footage. They need B-roll. So maybe that’s what this four whole minutes is. “… and at Auburn University, comely coeds concentrate on campus capers… “ But, you know, why […]
Come for the history, stay for the soundtrack.
In 1984, former Auburn quarterback Randy Campbell wrote the unofficial anthem of an unofficial Heisman campaign.
“Oh ain’t it beautiful to see…
Bo streaking down the sideline, fast and free…”
Plenty of people know about Auburn’s first fling with Sports Illustrated. The magazine, in a close internal vote, pegged Auburn as the favorites to win the 1964 national championship, and put a Frank Mullins painting of Jimmy Sidle — the first quarterback to lead the nation in rushing — on the cover of a college […]
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.