Scarbrough's Take

Nuts, Bolts and Toilet Paper – Keep Them Special

Nuts, Bolts and Toilet Paper – Keep Them Special

Lyn Scarbrough

January 17 When a handful of people, most apparently students, rolled Toomer’s Corner after Clemson defeated Alabama for the national championship, it ignited a furor in some places, raised questions in others. FULL STORY

Sooner Runaway – Maybe,  But I Don’t See It

Sooner Runaway – Maybe, But I Don’t See It

Lyn Scarbrough

January 01 The Oklahoma-Auburn match-up was barely mentioned except for a near-chuckle about the lack of interest in the game (to be televised on ESPN). They talked more about the Florida-Iowa game in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando FULL STORY

Goodbye to an Era… War Eagle, Charlie Davis!

Goodbye to an Era… War Eagle, Charlie Davis!

Lyn Scarbrough

November 30 Charlie Davis died a few days ago, and when he did, we lost a radio and television icon, a dedicated civic leader, and one of the most loyal and longtime members of the Auburn family. FULL STORY

It’s Bama, then Everybody Else; Other Observations

It’s Bama, then Everybody Else; Other Observations

Lyn Scarbrough

November 15 But, it was cemented last Saturday when five of the nation’s top nine teams were upset on the same day. Four of those – Clemson, Washington, Auburn and Texas A&M – were double digit favorites FULL STORY

Cubs, Trump and Auburn…  Anything is Still Possible

Cubs, Trump and Auburn… Anything is Still Possible

Lyn Scarbrough

November 09 Auburn is the nation’s ninth best scoring defense, surrendering an average of just 16 points per game. Only two opponents have scored more than 20 points the entire season. FULL STORY

LSU, Auburn May Not Be So Dead After All

LSU, Auburn May Not Be So Dead After All

Lyn Scarbrough

October 24 You can forgive Tiger fans – in Auburn and in Baton Rouge – if they’re using that Twain quote often this week. Both programs were written off for dead by many analysts, and a lot of Tiger fans, just a few weeks ago. FULL STORY

With Les Miles Gone,  What Is the Real LSU?

With Les Miles Gone, What Is the Real LSU?

Lyn Scarbrough

October 04 The result was a dominating 42-7 romp over Missouri. Just a week earlier … while LSU was losing to Auburn and Miles was being fired … the Columbia Tigers were putting up 79 points FULL STORY

Irrelevant and Indifferent…  No Longer Tennessee

Irrelevant and Indifferent… No Longer Tennessee

Lyn Scarbrough

September 28 The win, coupled with other SEC Eastern Division results, solidified Tennessee’s position. While no other division team looks as good as the Vols, Tennessee fans should wait a little longer before confirming those Atlanta hotel FULL STORY

Arnold Palmer …  Tribute to a Hero

Arnold Palmer … Tribute to a Hero

Lyn Scarbrough

September 26 You can close your eyes and picture the patented Palmer swing, his arms extended gripping the club, following the ball, then hitching up his pants and striding down the fairway as only Arnold Palmer could do. FULL STORY

With Gratitude to Leonard; Scarbrough’s “Sad Seven”

With Gratitude to Leonard; Scarbrough’s “Sad Seven”

Lyn Scarbrough

September 19 He was Leonard Postero, an Athens, Ga. native and big, really big, Georgia fan. About 13 years after serving as a Navy aviator during World War II, he taped his first “Leonard’s Losers” radio show FULL STORY