Eighty-five football seasons.
Eighty-four years and ten months.
That’s how long Ralph O’Gwynne’s name was on the top line in the Auburn football record book for the longest scoring run from scrimmage: 92 yards.
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 […]
We know that, once upon a Tide, folks at Alabama thought that Auburn had them beat on the national title race by four whole years. But what about papers other than the Crimson-White? Did Joe Reporter covering Wherever, USA think that Bama’s 1961 national championship was its very first? And not 1925 or 1926 or 1930 or […]