Let’s take a look Auburn’s first showdown with Texas A&M — which was in 1911, Winsipedia, not 1916 — and refer to a 110-year-old Auburn team as “we” a lot. Played in Dallas, the game was billed as the biggest in the south that year, which, sure, papers were wont to do with pretty much […]
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 […]
“I told Bobby we came to play and he said he understood that.”
I mean, it’s the Heisman Trophy winner up there at bat. This is post-Heisman. Poor Mississippi State.