It always made me feel a little inferior. I couldn't help it. You're growing up and the CBS and ESPN intros make you feel that Auburn and Georgia are the Adam and Eve of southern football, and that feels good and right. And then one day you realize that maybe they're just, like, the Cain and Abel or something... because, OK, people are now throwing "Deep" in front of it. Oh, … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: Time to rebrand the Auburn-Georgia rivalry?
Here's the pledge not to drink any wine, whiskey, beer, or anything else you might get in a Hotlanta saloon that Dr. George "Father of Auburn Football" Petrie asked his players to sign before hopping on the train to destiny en route to the Deep South's first football game back in 1892. XWarEagleX Source: AU Archives. First published: Nov. 9, 2012. Related: Man … [Read more...] about Here’s the pledge not to drink Auburn players had to sign before beating Georgia for the first time
Here's the trophy Auburn football players earned exactly 121 years ago today. And here's the pledge they had to sign before they did it. Photo: Auburn Vault. Related: Auburn players, coaches reading the Auburn Creed at George Petrie’s grave 100 years after Auburn’s first football game. … Keep Reading: * Dean Foy discusses the lewdness of youth * Fear and … [Read more...] about The First College Game Played In The South trophy
The cell phone photo that Auburn senior Shaye Smith tweeted at 2 a.m. Sunday has become the go-to graphic for almost every news posting pertaining to the recent fires at Toomer's Corner (TWER included) since the story broke (because, you know, the photo basically broke the story). Kind of an inauspicious way to cap off your final home game Saturday as a Auburn student, but … [Read more...] about Tweeter of Toomer’s Corner curious fire photo shares story
[UPDATE: NEW DETAILS HERE.] Once again, Auburn had to bring out the hoses after a Georgia game: the toilet-paper stuffed trees at Toomer's Corner were set on fire Saturday night. Not sure when it happened; I was up there a couple of hours after the game, and the fuel was shin-deep on the ground and as thick as it comes in the branches. Of course, the prevailing … [Read more...] about Where there’s smoke there’s fire (and there was smoke at Toomer’s Corner last night)