Scarbrough's Take

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

National FBI Sting is a Rifle Shot to Auburn's Heart

National FBI Sting is a Rifle Shot to Auburn's Heart

Lyn Scarbrough

September 29 On Tuesday, news broke about an FBI sting operation entrapping several college assistant coaches, along with, among others, an apparel executive, a former agent, a financial adviser and an agent/clothing store owner FULL STORY

Just a Two-Team SEC Race Now … or Maybe Three

Just a Two-Team SEC Race Now … or Maybe Three

Lyn Scarbrough

September 25 Last week, the question … Among SEC teams, who’s really still in the game? This week, the answer … If Saturday’s games are indicators, only Alabama, Georgia and FULL STORY

End of First Quarter, Who’s Really Still in the Game?

End of First Quarter, Who’s Really Still in the Game?

Lyn Scarbrough

September 19 Right now the polls say this is the No. 1 team in the country, but after watching Clemson, Oklahoma, Penn State and Oklahoma State, it hasn’t looked that way on the field. FULL STORY

 

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