Over the course of writing a groundbreaking book on John Heisman's years at Auburn, I've pretty much decided that the final days of the Victorian era are a sort of temporal Bermuda Triangle for southern football. Because in addition to things like Auburn's win that wasn't over Georgia (and our nine-years-later loss that wasn't to LSU), there are at least three real, actual … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: Auburn’s forgotten 1900 game against Fort Barrancas
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You'd think they would have fixed it, fixed it good, fixed it permanently. I mean, no one wanted any more of that. The 1899 controversy had lasted an entire year. The conference had to get involved. You'd think... … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: More Fun Crowd Control Stories of Pigskin Past!
While attempting to stay competitive against John "Speed Habit" Heisman's 1896 Auburn Tigers, "football" took on a whole new meaning for one unfortunate Baptist. Enjoy! Listen to previous episodes here. (And you can help that Heisman book along here.) … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: The dangers of trying to cope with John Heisman’s speed habit
"I got along 58 years without knowing Coach Ray and I'm satisfied I can go the rest of the way." Amen. What was your deal, dude? Shug didn't make you take the Kentucky job. That's on you. Check yourself. … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: That time Kentucky’s John Ray tried to front with Shug
Dan Reeves to Auburn? Almost-ish. Keep scrolling. P.S. You can listen to the podcast via iTunes now. So that's something. … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: Shug for Senate? War Dan Eagle?