The 1971 Gator Bowl featuring Auburn and Ole Miss was understandably billed as a battle between junior Pat Sullivan and senior Archie Manning, two of the best players in the country. Sullivan hated that. "I hope people don't build it up as a game between he and I," Sullivan told reporters a month before the game. "It'll be between two teams, and the best one will … [Read more...] about Pat Sullivan and Archie Manning, pen pals
THE DON After Auburn's 7-0 win over Mississippi State at Rickwood Field in 1919, Auburn coach Mike Donahue called the Bulldogs (née Aggies) the most unsportsmanlike team he'd ever seen and vowed that as long as he was coach Auburn would never play them again. At issue? Mostly the promising MMA career of MSU quarterback Claude Russell. Plainsman editors didn't want to … [Read more...] about Mike Donahue declared 1919 Mississippi State team dirtiest he’d ever seen
Van and John look back at the 6-hour game vs Southern Miss, try to figure out what's going on with the offense, celebrate the defense, and look ahead to the next stop on the Tour of Mississippi! … [Read more...] about The AU Wishbone Podcast: What’s Wrong With The Offense?
Tide Killer "Unfortunately we didn't beat them while I was at Auburn." That's Doug Barfield talking to me about his lack of success against Bama as a head coach when we hung out at Panera Bread a year or so ago. Yes, cost him his job. Yep, that's what everyone thinks about. That's what Wikipedia focuses on: "Barfield lost all five games as head coach at Auburn against … [Read more...] about At Southern Miss, Doug Barfield went undefeated against Alabama
Van and John do the show live from Auburn University Bookstore prior to the Arkansas game! With guest Brandon Marcello and producer Auburn Elvis! … [Read more...] about The AU Wishbone Podcast: The LIVE Show from Auburn!