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Church: Legendary Auburn Football Coach Pat Dye Tests Positive for COVID-19

Legendary Auburn University football coach Pat Dye is in the hospital and has tested positive for COVID-19. That’s according to a post from his sister’s church in Toccoa, Georgia. Dye, 80, is very weak,  according to the post from the Toccoa First United Methodist Church, where his sister Jayne Snell attends. The post says he is in the hospital with…

Tide and Tiger Fans React to Bowl Games

Both Alabama and Auburn fans were glued to the TV Wednesday, as their teams competed in their bowl games. Auburn dropped the Outback Bowl to the Minnesota Gophers, while Alabama cruzed late in the game against Michigan to secure a Citrus Bowl win. We went over to Walk-On’s Bistreaux here in Montgomery, to get reaction from fans as they watched…

Fans React To Auburn’s Iron Bowl Victory

The Auburn Tigers pull off an upset, defeating the Alabama Crimson tide in the 2019 Iron Bowl. Fans across the River Region gathered around their televisions to watch the game unfold. Dozens of Tiger and Tide fans packed inside Walk On’s Bistreaux and Bar in Montgomery to cheer on their teams. “It was pretty much even: Auburn, Alabama fans. It…

Auburn Beats Alabama 48-45 in Historic Iron Bowl Showdown

Alabama defensive back Xavier McKinney (15) loses his helmet as Auburn running back Shaun Shivers (8) runs through him for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) Auburn has defeated Alabama 48-45 in an Iron Bowl showdown that will be remembered for years. Not only…

Iron Bowl Fans Ready for Kickoff

The 2019 Iron Bowl has fans of both Alabama and Auburn excited and a little nervous. But they have packed the Plains around Jordan-Hare Stadium as they await kickoff. The Alabama Crimson Tide (10-1) will be playing without injured star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and will be starting with backup QB Mac Jones. Bama is #5 in the college football playoff…

Fans React After Tiger and Tide Victories

A USA Today article came out sunday, following Alabama Crimson Tide and Auburn Tiger victories over Ole Miss and Mississippi State. That article– making a claim that Auburn could make a case to be ranked number 1 in the country. We went to talk with fans in downtown Montgomery to get their thoughts on Saturday’s victories. “They look really great….

Auburn Fans React After Big Win

If Auburn Tiger fans weren’t all in before the season started, they are now. The Tigers went on the road to College Station, Texas and came out on top against the previously 17th-ranked SEC foe Texas A&M Aggies, 28-20 on Saturday. “I was surprised because, honestly, I didn’t think we were gonna go in and do so well,” Tiger fan…

Former Auburn Greats Back Together For Charity

It’s a story 39 years in the making. Former Auburn football players are back together again, and it was all to raise money for a good cause. William Andrews, James Brooks, Joe Cribbs, and Charlie Trotman all played football together at Auburn in the late seventies. They were united at Frazier Memorial United Methodist in Montgomery for “A Night of…

SEC Media Days: Gus Malzahn Says Priority is Naming Starting Quarterback

Auburn head football coach Gus Malzahn says his priority for preseason camp is picking a starting quarterback. He spoke today at the fourth and final day of SEC Media Days in Hoover. He says he expects “a fierce battle” between redshirt freshman Joey Gatewood and five-star recruit Bo Nix. Both players are threats to run the ball, and Malzahn has…

SEC Media Days: Day 1 with John Longshore

Alabama News Network is in Hoover for SEC Media Days 2019.  Coaches and players will be talking to reporters about the upcoming season from now through Thursday. Our Sports Analyst John Longshore is there as well. He spoke about the SEC’s plan to hold SEC Media Days in Atlanta next year and in Nashville in 2021. Longshore says that while…