Alabama-Auburn: The Iron Bowl, Dividing People and a State

Posted by Tiger Histalmos on November-22-2009 Add Comments

This is what Auburn and Alabama fans live for. There is nothing more important to the state of Alabama, Auburn fans, and Alabama fans than the next edition of the Iron Bowl.

Becoming a fan of one of these teams can start much earlier than one realizes. As we approach this year's game, I am reminded on how my father became an Auburn fan and alum which would shape my life as an Auburn fan and alum.

My father was born in Michigan, and moved to Prattville, Alabama early on in his life. This was during the 1960s, and as he grew, he faced the task of listening to the glory days of Alabama football.

He absolutely despised hearing about the Crimson Tide and anything that had to deal with it. So when it came to choose a schoo...

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