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To See Where You Are Going You Have To Know Where You Have Been (Shug Jordan Edition)

By Posted on: July 10th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 4 Comments »
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In 1950 the Auburn football team put up a big goose egg in the win column that sent then head coach, Earl Brown packing. Athletic Director Jeff Beard corrected a mistake he made three years earlier and hired Ralph “Shug” Jordan as head coach, the same man he passed over to hire Brown.Jordan was born Continue Story…

To See Where You are Going, You Have to Know Where You Been (1957 National Championship Edition)

By Posted on: May 28th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 6 Comments »

                     You have all heard the expression that good offense wins games but good defense wins championships. That was exactly the case in 1957 when a stifling Auburn defense led the Tigers to the National Championship. Jackie Burkett, a member of the team called the defense simply “extraordinary.” Everyone knows about the Continue Story…