Posts made in February, 2013

First Iron Bowl

First Iron Bowl

The first Iron Bowl was played exactly 120 years ago today at Lakeview Park in Birmingham.  

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Sir Charles

Sir Charles

You got to believe in yourself. Hell, I believe I’m the best-looking guy in the world and I might be right. ~ Charles Barkley  

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Think Different

Think Different

Tim Cook was featured in the Auburn Alumni Magazine in the Winter of 1999. He is a 1982 graduate of the school of Electrical Engineering at Auburn University. He succeeded Steve Jobs as the CEO of Apple, Inc. and is the highest paid CEO in the world at $378 million per...

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Knockout

Knockout

This is a picture of Pat Sullivan and Robby Robinette dragging an unconscious Terry Beasley off of Legion Field in 1970.  Terry suffered at least 18 concussions during his college and pro football career, and now he suffers from closed-head injury syndrome.  The last time I saw a video of him he could barely speak. I suffered several concussions while playing football in high school in the mid-70′s, and I know that it has caused...

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Bessie

Bessie

One year, Miss Auburn was a real heifer – a prize-winning Holstein to be exact. Running on a “Legalize Grass” platform, Bessie the Cow – the Auburn Vet School knew her as No. 18, but her real name was Amelia – not only ran but won the 1979 Miss Auburn election. It was a joke. But there were slogans (“Not Just Another Drop In The Bucket,” “Bessie – She Won’t Steer You Wrong”), there were handouts, there were...

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