Here's what new Auburn Sports Information Director David Housel was up to on Jan. 26, 1983 while Auburn fans weren't rolling Toomer's Corner. Help TWER to keep on keepin’ on! Related: VIDEO: Rare 1981 interview with Bear Bryant about Pat Dye being hired as Auburn’s football coach. … [Read more...] about Here’s the press release Auburn put out ‘concerning the death of Coach Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant’
In the late '60s, Shug—and you can blame Bama—stopped being good ol' Shug, at least when the situation called for it. And the '73 Sun Bowl called for it. "I don't put my hands on them. I don't want them to put their hands on me." Enjoy! And listen to previous episodes here. Oh, and on iTunes. We're on iTunes, iToo. And you can find some rare photos from the '73 Sun Bowl … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: DON’T TREAD ON SHUG
Over the course of writing a groundbreaking book on John Heisman's years at Auburn, I've pretty much decided that the final days of the Victorian era are a sort of temporal Bermuda Triangle for southern football. Because in addition to things like Auburn's win that wasn't over Georgia (and our nine-years-later loss that wasn't to LSU), there are at least three real, actual … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: Auburn’s forgotten 1900 game against Fort Barrancas
Here's the statistic-packed brochure the Auburn Athletics Department sent out to "gentlemen of the press" as a testament to Sully's Heisman Trophy worthiness. Most everyone agrees that Sullivan won the award with his senior year performance against Georgia (which Auburn won thanks to Georgia students). You can read about what happened after the game here. And you can see … [Read more...] about Check out Auburn’s ‘Pat Sullivan for Heisman’ brochure
You'd think they would have fixed it, fixed it good, fixed it permanently. I mean, no one wanted any more of that. The 1899 controversy had lasted an entire year. The conference had to get involved. You'd think... … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: More Fun Crowd Control Stories of Pigskin Past!