Despite the turmoil and violence, Auburn's record-setting snow of 1973 was not without its scenic serenity. Let's start with the snow-score of the 1972 Iron Bowl on top of the Auburn University sign—the 16 had apparently and appropriately melted—and work our way down to the Old Snow Man Anders and a snow-covered Cliff Hare Stadium. More '73 Snowmageddon … [Read more...] about Photos from the 1973 Auburn snow storm include Punt, Bama, Punt score in snow
One of the actual facts inside their comic book of a back-story is the year the band started: 1992. So it seems entirely possible that the Plainsman negatives recently discovered by Orion and dated May 19, 1992 do indeed represent the first photo shoot of Auburn's most They Were From Auburn? band. Please to enjoy this piece of Auburn history or Astro-Auburn history? Click a … [Read more...] about Man or Astro-Man’s first photo shoot?
If 1972 was a Cinderella season, LSU was the tiny scar on the left side of Cinderella's chin that you can't really notice unless you're looking for it, that might bother others but doesn't bother you, because for you, Cinderella is perfect. And the weird thing is that Cinderella doesn't really know how it got there. "Nine out of 10 times." That's what you hear a lot of them … [Read more...] about The Night They Weren’t Amazin’: Never-before-seen photos from the 1972 Auburn-LSU game
In 1969, James Owens, uncle of Auburn defensive end LaDarius Owens, became Auburn's first black football player. These days he's not struggling with issues related to race but to his health—specifically his heart. He needs a new one. He was recently taken off the transplant waiting list due to his other medical conditions, including neuropathy and diabetes, which would seem to … [Read more...] about Picture Day: James Owens
A Ghostbusters shirt—no, Volbusters. Gold chains. 110 film cameras. Mesh War Eagles hats. Jams. Ocean Pacific. Aubie in sunglasses signing paw prints on schedule posters featuring the curls of Ben Tamburello. Jeff Burger under center for the Blue Team. President James Martin. Pat Dye in his prime. Bobby Lowder in public. And Bo—Bo Jackson, Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson, … [Read more...] about The Photos From The 1986 A-Day Game Will Bo Your Mind