Scarbrough's Take

College Fans, Beware The Man in the Bottle

College Fans, Beware The Man in the Bottle

Lyn Scarbrough

September 18 As college football scores came in on Saturday, Arthur Castle came to mind. Syracuse 30, Florida State 7 … Fresno State 38, UCLA 14 … North Texas 44, Arkansas 17 FULL STORY

Distance Between East & West of Biblical Proportions

Distance Between East & West of Biblical Proportions

Lyn Scarbrough

September 10 The giant chasm between the East and the West has been of near Biblical proportions for a while now, but if anything, it’s getting greater. And, divine intervention might be the only thing that could change that any time soon. FULL STORY

Two SEC Tiger Teams  Are Nation’s Biggest Winners

Two SEC Tiger Teams Are Nation’s Biggest Winners

Lyn Scarbrough

September 04 Auburn and LSU had a lot in common heading into this past weekend’s games, more than just the Tigers nickname. FULL STORY

The Iron Bowl … Mother,  Okra and Dad Out Back

The Iron Bowl … Mother, Okra and Dad Out Back

Lyn Scarbrough

November 27 What happened in Jordan-Hare on Saturday certainly was that. No. 1 Alabama, winner of 30 consecutive regular season games, against No. 6 Auburn, the last team except Alabama to win the SEC championship. The winner would head to Atlanta FULL STORY

By the Numbers … Breaking Down This Iron Bowl

By the Numbers … Breaking Down This Iron Bowl

Lyn Scarbrough

November 22 There are more team and individual statistical categories that could have been included, but these are the ones most significant, as a team and as individuals. This does leave out placekicking (Auburn advantage) and punting (Alabama advantage), FULL STORY

What Makes a Real Rivalry?  Look at the Iron Bowl

What Makes a Real Rivalry? Look at the Iron Bowl

Lyn Scarbrough

November 21 Alabama leads the series with Auburn, 45-35-1, a comfortable margin for the Crimson Tide. But it is the closest of any regular Alabama opponent. Bama leads Georgia by 13 games and LSU and Tennessee by 17 games. FULL STORY

Crank Up the Gus Bus … Can I Have Your Tickets?

Crank Up the Gus Bus … Can I Have Your Tickets?

Lyn Scarbrough

November 15 It had only been a few minutes since Auburn, playing without running back Kerryon Johnson, in the first career road game for quarterback Jarrett Stidham as a Tiger, led 6-0 before losing to undefeated defending national champion Clemson by eight points. FULL STORY

It's Bad SEC Football ... But Get More Popcorn

It's Bad SEC Football ... But Get More Popcorn

Lyn Scarbrough

November 08 “Three Little Pigskins,” filmed in 1934 about a trio of college students, mistakenly added to the football team, who know nothing about football. Their play is such a fiasco that when the team loses, people think they threw the game on purpose. FULL STORY

Don’t Hold Your Breath, It May Be Never

Don’t Hold Your Breath, It May Be Never

Lyn Scarbrough

October 15 Auburn was one of the nation’s hottest teams, averaging 48 points a game in its three most recent wins, all over SEC opponents. Its defense was among the nation’s leaders in almost every category and its placekicker is the country’s best. FULL STORY

Getting Older and Tying Your Shoes

Getting Older and Tying Your Shoes

Lyn Scarbrough

October 09 Driving back to Birmingham after the game, listening to Miami and Florida State on XM Channel 81, there was time to think back over 70 years on the planet and 50 years on press row. FULL STORY

 

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College Fans, Beware The Man in the Bottle.