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.
Terry Bowden “fell in love with Auburn” — his words — 20 years before they got hitched. It was the summer of 1973. Bobby Bowden was coaching West Virginia. Terry, an All-State running back, was heading into his senior year at Morgantown (West Virginia) High School. He was short. But Auburn apparently didn’t care about […]
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 […]