Auburn University

SEC; southeastern conference

Aubie the tiger

Aubie the tiger first appeared on the Auburn/Hardin-Simmons football program cover on October 3, 1959. The fans have always loved the energetic tiger that helps the crowd get rowdy at games.

Aubie has claimed seven national titles for himself and was inducted into the first class of collegiate mascots in the Mascot Hall of fame, no collegiate mascot has won as many UCA National Mascot Championships as Aubie has.

Auburn university has 19 varsity teams

The teams for men are baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and hockey.
The teams for women are basketball, cross country, equestrian, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball


The war eagle

No one really knows the exact reason why Auburn uses "war eagle" as their slogan or fight song but the most popular story is this

The legend dates back to the first clash between Auburn and Georgia (still to this day one of the two main rivals of AU) in 1892 and focuses on a spectator, who was a veteran of the Civil War. In the stands with him that day was an eagle the former soldier had found on a battlefield during the war, he had kept it as a pet for almost 30 years. According to the legend, the eagle suddenly broke free and began majestically circling the playing field. As the eagle soared, Auburn began a steady march toward the Georgia end zone for a thrilling victory.


AU's official outfitter is under armour

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Iron bowl

The iron bowl is a football rivalry played annually by the two largest public universities in Alabama; the University of Alabama and Auburn. The game is considered one of the best and most hard-fought rivalries in all of sports.
The teams have had a total of 77 meetings, Alabama has won 42 times and Auburn with 34 wins, with one tie.

A few famous athletes from AU

Pat Sullivan; 1971 Heisman trophy winner

Margaret Hoelzer; Olympic medalist

Jimmy Hitchcock; Pro baseball player; former Auburn assistant football coach, head baseball coach, and trustee

Rowdy Gaines; Olympic gold medalist, world record holder and television sports commentator

Marquis Daniels; NBA basketball player for the Boston Celtics

Kirsty Coventry; Olympic gold medal swimmer for Zimbabwe

Carnell "Cadillac" Williams; professional football player and 2005 NFL first round draft pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Image of AU

I feel as if the University of Auburn wants to show people that they are energetic with the use of orange; it has very high visibility, so you can use it to catch attention and blue to show knowledge, power, and integrity. Also, the tiger represents power, physical strength, vitality.


Examples of various AU products