Here's a little feature on Tucker the Trucker. Dude could play. Heisman runner-up? You don't hear about that enough. … [Read more...] about Rare footage of Tucker Frederickson in the pros
Pat Dye always called him a thoroughbred. Had things gone differently, we might have called him a Stallion. Yes, lost in the tug of war between baseball and football, between the NFL and the MLB, was that Bo Jackson was in the spring of 1986 being courted by a third professional sports league. It wasn't just rumors of phone calls or whatever. He met with team … [Read more...] about Bo Jackson, the Birmingham Stallion?
Van and John continue their massive miniseries on modern Auburn Football with a look at Pat Dye's early seasons, Iron Bowl wins and a trip to the Sugar Bowl (and possibly a national championship). … [Read more...] about The Wishbone Podcast: WE BELIEVED Episode 2: Sugar Sweet: Pat Dye 1982-1983
Van and John address the rumors currently swirling around the program in the wake of the big Iron Bowl loss, and answer lots of listener questions. … [Read more...] about The AU Wishbone Podcast: Auburn JetGate 2018
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