Bryant never said exactly what it was he had in mind, which is one reason Doug Barfield thinks it might have just been an attempt at some sort of houndstooth head game—not with him, but with Auburn. Sure, they'd just fired him and turned his name into a byword, but having their former coach immediately join the dark side surely would have have ticked off the stepchildren across … [Read more...] about That time Bear Bryant kinda maybe almost asked a just-fired Doug Barfield to come help him at Bama
Auburn cost Tennessee a possible national championship in 1970. The Vols were out for revenge. They'd waited a year for the game. Auburn trailed for most of it. Pat Sullivan struggled for most of it.... most of it. The Vols did not get revenge. 10-9. We have coaches film for the first three quarters, then the ABC broadcast with its amazing commercials for cigars and Skin … [Read more...] about Watch Auburn’s 1971 comeback win over Tennessee
Here's the statistic-packed brochure the Auburn Athletics Department sent out to "gentlemen of the press" as a testament to Sully's Heisman Trophy worthiness. Most everyone agrees that Sullivan won the award with his senior year performance against Georgia (which Auburn won thanks to Georgia students). You can read about what happened after the game here. And you can see … [Read more...] about Check out Auburn’s ‘Pat Sullivan for Heisman’ brochure
John and Van put the Peach Bowl out of our misery, discuss a few players turning pro and a few new recruiting commitments, the AUsome hoops team success and much more. … [Read more...] about The AU Wishbone Podcast: Comings and Goings
Van and John discuss the latest Auburn news, preview the Peach Bowl against Central Florida, and look at other SEC teams in bowls this week. … [Read more...] about The AU Wishbone Podcast: Peachy!