It's the 30th anniversary of the '89 game, so you're going to see a lot about the First Time Ever, about Dye the Liberator, and everything. And, yeah. But you probably won't hear much about the wacky way Dye wanted to go about righting the rivalry when he first got here. Turns out that back in 1981, minus any movement on bringing Bama to Auburn, Dye's initial idea wasn't for … [Read more...] about Before the First Time Ever, Pat Dye tried to get clever
If you like TWER, please consider becoming one of the 100. Thanks! I tracked Roy Tatum down pretty much just to hear about his double life as “Bart Raynolds” (and Bigfoot) because, dang, that’s a story, and you can read about it here. But, sure, yes of course, Roy, let’s actually talk Auburn football. Tell me something good. It did not take long. He’d probably never … [Read more...] about The Finest Tackle of ’67: An Iron Bowl Story
When asked to state his allegiance while testifying under oath before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions (who appears to have an Auburn helmet in his office) didn't hesitate. "War Eagle." It isn't the first time Auburn's battle cry has made it into the public record during a committee meeting on Sessions. In January, Sessions' former … [Read more...] about When pressed on team loyalty, Jeff Sessions tells House Judiciary Committee ‘War Eagle’
Auburn fans were applying for Iron Bowl victory vanity license plates just days after the earthquake, two (at the most) to be exact. In the immediate afterglow, the score was the obvious choice. But the jab du jour seems to be alphanumeric variations of Kick Six, the pet name for the game that won out over other catchphrases like Kick, Bama, Kick. In February, a KICK6 … [Read more...] about [UPDATED] How many Iron Bowl-referencing Kick Six license plates are out there?
Gus Malzahn spoke to nearly 600 people Thursday night at a Tiger Trek event held at the Cullman Civic Center and hosted by the Cullman County Auburn Club. Wonder what the first joke was... how many times has Gus been there? Was it his second time there? Please tell me it was his second time there.. @AUBlog took the photo. I'm sure he'll have video posted … [Read more...] about One second left on the podium for Gus Malzahn’s speech at Cullman County Tiger Trek event