The game permeates statewide conversations 365 days a year among the avid followers of Alabama and Auburn. Books, documentaries and TV specials are byproducts of the fabled clash featuring SEC Western Division intrastate rivals.
Veteran WKRG-TV Sports Director Randy Patrick of Channel 5 CBS affiliate in Mobile has witnessed three decades plus of the epic battles. He has a library of 30-minute Iron Bowl shows as evidence.
BamaMag.com caught up with Patrick and his two guests for the 2016 “Battle for Braggin’ Rights” version scheduled to air Thanksgiving evening at 6:30 PM and Friday at noon. Jacob Coker, former Alabama starting quarterback for the 2015 National Champions and 2014 Rimington Trophy recipient, former Auburn center, Reese Dismukes were at the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore (AL) for the Tuesday evening taping.