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    • Auburn Football A Brief History
    • Auburn Football A Brief History
    • Auburn University • A member of whats known as the NCAA Bowl Subdivision (formally Division I), and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). • Current Head Coach is Gene Chizik who was hired to replace Tommy Tuberville, who resiged at the end of the 2008 season. Coach Chizik was the Defensive Coordinator for the 2004 undefeated season, and Texas's National Championship the following year.
    • Auburn University • A member of whats known as the NCAA Bowl Subdivision (formally Division I), and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). • Current Head Coach is Gene Chizik who was hired to replace Tommy Tuberville, who resiged at the end of the 2008 season. Coach Chizik was the Defensive Coordinator for the 2004 undefeated season, and Texas's National Championship the following year.
    • Auburn University • A member of whats known as the NCAA Bowl Subdivision (formally Division I), and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). • Current Head Coach is Gene Chizik who was hired to replace Tommy Tuberville, who resiged at the end of the 2008 season. Coach Chizik was the Defensive Coordinator for the 2004 undefeated season, and Texas's National Championship the following year.
    • Jordan Hare • Has a current capacity of 87, 451, which ranks as the 9th largest on campus stadium in the U.S.
    • Auburn's Beginning • Auburn played its first game ever in 1892 under Head coach George Petrie at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Ga. Auburn won that game 10-0. The two teams have played annually since. Auburn holds a slight series lead 53-52-8
    • First Bowl Game • Auburn's first bowl appearance was the 1936 Bacardi Bowl in Havana, Cuba. It was also the first and only time Auburn played overseas. Auburn Tied with Villanova 7-7.
    • Auburn's Success • As of 2009 Auburn had 78 wining seasons, 35 bowl appearances, 24 9+ wining seasons, 11 undefeated seasons and 6 conference championships. • The college football research center list Auburn as the 14th best program in history. The AP poll shows Auburns Avg. ranking 11.26. Since the coaches poll began in 1950 Auburn has finished in the top twenty 25 times
    • Auburn's Success • As of 2009 Auburn had 78 wining seasons, 35 bowl appearances, 24 9+ wining seasons, 11 undefeated seasons and 6 conference championships. • The college football research center list Auburn as the 14th best program in history. The AP poll shows Auburns Avg. ranking 11.26. Since the coaches poll began in 1950 Auburn has finished in the top twenty 25 times
    • The Heisman Trophy • Two Auburn players have won the award for best overall player. • Pat Sullivan,QB won in 1971 • Bo Jackson, RB won in 1985 • John Heisman coached at Auburn from 1885 - 1889, with a record of 12-4. Auburn is the only school that Heisman coached that has produced a Heisman Trophy winner.
    • National Champs • Eight Auburn teams have been awarded some type of National Championship, but the University only officially claims the 1957 AP title. • Others include; 1910 (6-1), 1913 (8-0), 1914 (8-0-1), 1958 (9-0-1), 1983 (11-1), 1993 (11-0), and 2004 (13-0).
    • National Champs • Eight Auburn teams have been awarded some type of National Championship, but the University only officially claims the 1957 AP title. • Others include; 1910 (6-1), 1913 (8-0), 1914 (8-0-1), 1958 (9-0-1), 1983 (11-1), 1993 (11-0), and 2004 (13-0).
    • Traditions • Auburn is known throughout the country for its many football related traditions.
    • Tigerwalk line Donahue • Before each Auburn home game fans Dr. To cheer on the team as they walk from Sewell Hall to Jordan Hare Stadium. The tradition began in 1950 when a group of kids would walk up the street to get autographs. • The largest crowd occurred in 1989 before the first ever home game against Alabama. 20,000 fans lined a one block section of road outside the stadium. Tigerwalk has since become the most copied tradition in college football.
    • Toomers Corner • The intersection of Magnolia and College St. is known as Toomers Corner and has been Auburns landmark for over 150 years. • Hanging over the intersection are two massive magnolia trees, anytime something good happens in Auburn toilet paper can be found hanging from the
    • War Eagle! • There are many tales about where the chant "war eagle" began, but the most popular account involves the first Auburn game ever in 1892. In the stands that day was an old civil war vet and his pet eagle that he found injured on a battlefield. During the game the eagle broke free and began circling the field. The crowd began chanting "War Eagle!" as Auburn marched toward the Georgia end zone and to victory. After the game the eagle crashed to the field and died, but according to the legend his spirit lives on every time an Auburn man or woman yells "War Eagle!"
    • Auburn Award winners Hall of Fame • 1954 Jimmy Hitchcock • 1951 Iron Mike Donahue • 1956 Walter Gilbert • 1954 John Heisman • 1991 Pat Sullivan • 1994 Tucker • 1982 Ralph "Shug" Frederickson Jordan • 1998 Bo Jackson • 2004 Tracy Rocker • 2009 Ed Dyas
    • National Awards Walter Outland • Pat Sullivan 1971 • Zeke Smith, G • Bo Jackson 1985 Lombardi • Tracy Thorpe • Carlos Rogers
    • National Awards Walter Outland • Pat Sullivan 1971 • Zeke Smith, G • Bo Jackson 1985 Lombardi • Tracy Thorpe • Carlos Rogers
    • Tigers in the NFL • 245 players have been drafted by the NFL with 27 making pro bowl appearances and 23 playing in the Super Bowl • Since 1987 15 Auburn running backs have been drafted into the NFL and many more signing as undrafted free agents. • Current NFL Players RB-9 WR-6 CB-8 K-1 LB-7 TE-3 QB-1 OL,DL-20
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