In the 1930s, Kentucky football was, you know, Kentucky football, and they thought Auburn’s Chet “He Played For Notre Dame” Wynne could change that. Sure, Wynne had gone 5-5 at Auburn in 1933 — pretty decent by Wildcats standards — but his 1932 Tigers had been undefeated Southern Conference champs! That still had to mean something! […]
Remember that time Auburn students really, really resented media coverage of their response to a sickness sweeping schools across the nation? No, no, no… not last weekend — 68 years ago. No, no, no… not COVID-19 — Spring Fever, a disease all but eradicated on the American campus, but one that still lingers in the higher […]
There were a couple of madmen trying to take over the world, so, obviously, the handwriting was on the wall. But no one wanted to read it. And they definitely didn’t want to believe it, not after a season like 1942.
One good thing to come out of Auburn’s first meeting with Missouri is this wonderful little clip on Shug’s wonderful last name…
Bryant Gumbel started his illustrious career at the TODAY show on Jan. 4, 1982. That career culminated nearly 12 years later when, over the ignorant objections of Katie Couric, he crowned Auburn national champs for 1993. VIDEO: Beano Cook tells ESPN Auburn No. 1 in 1993 Support TWER Video: Auburn Obsessive.