You gotta love the War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen. Those outfits… so distinct, so classy. But underneath? Whoa… Yes, before the actual race part of what I believe was the group’s third annual Beat Bama Bed Race fundraiser, the War Eagle Girls strutted their stuff in thematically consistent nighttime attire before a captive audience at […]
You always hear about how Bear Bryant and Pat Dye were friends, but, like, good friends, friends who went hunting together and had pictures of themselves hunting and stuff. And that they maybe even had a protege / mentor thing going on. And to me at least, there was always kind of the implication that […]
Everyone in school at Auburn before 1970 talks about the raincoats. Having to wear a raincoat even when it’s sunny is the kind of thing that sticks with you.
n 1892, Anthony Foster McKissick, the first director of Auburn’s first electrical engineering laboratory, helped lay the foundation for Auburn football as the Tigers’ first center. Four years later, he helped do the same for a scientific breakthrough that changed the world.
Auburn players stuffed the punts. Auburn fans stuffed the stockings. And then some. Bumper stickers (and their replicas). Joke books. 45 records. Pin back buttons. Phil Neel posters. Novelty elephant cinches. The merchandising potential from Punt, Bama, Punt was simply unprecedented for a single game. The occasion was so momentous tchotchke traders catering to Bama […]