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Are you a ‘Barner?’

Are you a Barner? If someone called you a Barner, would you take offense? Apparently you should, if you’re an Auburn fan, according to an article posted today on AL.com. The final item on a list of 10 things we have to explain to out-of-towners about Auburn University reads, Aren’t Auburn fans called “barners”? The need…

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First Tweets of Famous Auburn Tigers

What was the first First Tweet ever by Gus Malzahn? How about Bo Jackson, or Nova? Twitter is celebrating its birthday by encouraging everyone to look up their first tweet ever. Here are the first tweets by several famous Auburn Tiger tweeters. Check ‘em out! First up, Gus Malzahn, who first tweeted about this time…

Where the Miracle Happened.

The Navy Thread: 1983 and 2004

The Navy Thread is a series of posts (today is vol. 2) examining the historical parallels between the Auburn coaching careers of Pat Dye and Tommy Tuberville. These posts will later become the core of a short e-book of the same title. Let’s talk about 1983 and 2004. In both of these seasons Auburn had…

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The Navy Thread: Bo Jackson and Carnell Williams

The Navy Thread is a series of posts (today is the first one) examining the historical parallels between the Auburn coaching careers of Pat Dye and Tommy Tuberville. These posts will later become the core of a short e-book of the same title. Today we will examine the following historical parallel between the Auburn coaching…

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Tony Barbee: ‘Who Saw it Burn?’

Warning: If you want to continue believing that Tony Barbee’s seemingly apocalyptic tweet from last night was completely out of nowhere, don’t read the rest of this post. I pulled the curtain back a little—without really meaning to—and discovered Barbee was not musing over the fiery end of an old Auburn basketball facility on the…

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What if Auburn (basketball!) Wins?

Here’s a thought (arguably): what if the Auburn basketball Tigers beat South Carolina tonight? And, what if Auburn then wins Thursday, and Friday, and Saturday and Sunday? The Tigers would bust the bracket before it’s even announced. Or, rather, they would bust Jay Jacobs’ to-do list for Monday, which everyone assumes must be headed by…

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There Goes Davis! (to the turf ?!?)

Image via AU Athletics A few years ago I heard a caller to a radio show say Alabama fans always think they’re on the verge of something great, and that Auburn fans always think they’re on the verge of something terrible. This comment was made during the Golden Age of Tuberville (2004–2007), when Auburn compiled…

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Down 21 Points, and Thankful for Family

Today is Pro Day at Auburn. Fifteen Tigers will be running and jumping and lifting weights in front of people who are not the public. One of those Tigers will be Nosa Eguae. In unrelated research yesterday I happened to come across Eguae’s comments from SEC Media Days 2011. Maybe you remember this: There was…