Four outstanding Auburn football teams will be honored during the 2013
season with anniversary recognitions at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
1993 Auburn team will be honored at the season opener versus Washington State
August 31. Twenty years ago, the '93 Tigers, coached by Terry Bowden, posted an
undefeated 11-0 record and finished with a No. 4 national ranking. The
Washington State contest has a 6 p.m. CT kickoff and will be televised by
1988 Tigers, co-champions of the SEC, will be honored at the September 7 home
game against Arkansas State. Coached by Pat Dye, Auburn posted a 10-2 record that
season and faced Florida State in the Sugar Bowl. Auburn finished ranked No. 7
in the nation. The Arkansas State game will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. CT and be
televised by FSN.
1963 Auburn squad will celebrate its 50th anniversary at the Homecoming game
versus Western Carolina October 12. Posting a 9-2 record under Coach Ralph
"Shug" Jordan, the '63 Tigers, who finished No. 5 in the national rankings,
faced Nebraska in the Orange Bowl.
1983 Tigers, who won Auburn's first SEC championship since 1957, will celebrate
their 30th anniversary at the Florida Atlantic game October 26. Posting an 11-1
record and going 6-0 in SEC play, the '83 Auburn squad defeated Michigan 9-7 in
the Sugar Bowl to finish No. 3 in most of the national polls.
of each team being honored will be recognized on the field; they will also
visit with fans at the Verizon Wireless Autograph Tent located at Plainsman
Park two hours prior to kickoff.
INFORMATION SOURCE: Auburn Athletics Dept.