Auburn Tigers Claw way into Tailgater Top 20

With a stellar season under their belt, Auburn’s devotion to good tailgates only intensified.


Mostly congregated directly adjacent to the east side of Jordan-Hare Stadium, the Tigers’ blue-and-orange canopies fill most every available space on campus, from the amphitheater sheltered under cool, tall pine trees to the wide-open intramural fields. This past year, the school heeded the cry of their faithful and created 2,000 more free parking spaces, 800 paid ones and a whole new tailgating area by “the pond” with staff appointed to make the most of the free space.

Fast Facts:

  • Mascot: Tiger
  • Battle Cry: War Eagle
  • City: Auburn, Alabama
  • Most notable: Beat Alabama last year with one second on the clock
  • Coach: Gus Malzahn
  • Traditions: Rolling the tree at Toomer’s corner after a game
  • Biggest Rivalry: Alabama
  • Cool Place to go: War Eagle Supper club
  • Beloved coach: Ralph Shug Jordan 1951-1975
  • Famous Alumni: Heisman winners Cam Newton and Bo Jackson
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