Social media reacts to Iron Bowl 2017: the good, the bad and the funny

This past Saturday, No. 1 Alabama and No. 6 Auburn went head to head in the 82nd Iron Bowl. And as expected, football fans took to social media to share their thoughts about the game. Here’s a look at the good, the bad and the funny that hit social media before, during and after the Iron Bowl.

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Moe Greene is Bham Now’s winner of $100 gift card at Books-a-million

Auburn wasn’t the only winner today.  Moe Greene of Birmingham was Bham Now’s Iron Bowl sweepstakes winner by coming the closest to guessing the final score of the Iron Bowl.  Mr. Greene guessed Auburn 28/Alabama 14 which was the closest of our entries to the actual ending score of Auburn 26/Alabama 14.  Congratulations, Moe Greene!  But, no worries, you can order your own Books-a-million gift card or one for a friend and get their Black Friday deals while they last.

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Wall Street Journal features Auburn on first page.

During the manufacturing downturn that began in the late 1990s, Auburn University in Auburn, Ala., provided a steady source of employment, improved the nimbleness of the local workforce and helped attract new businesses to replace those that fled when times got tough.

War Eagle on that!  Thanks for making us look good, Aubie.

 

 

New Campus in Gulf Shores for Auburn

Auburn University announced on Monday that it plans to build a $12 million facility in Gulf Shores.  The new campus will serve as both an academic facility and Gulf Coast resource for residents.

Auburn University Provost Tim Boosinger and City of Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft announce plans to build the Auburn University Education Complex in Gulf Shores on Monday, October 24, 2016.
Auburn University Provost Tim Boosinger and City of Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft announce plans to build the Auburn University Education Complex in Gulf Shores on Monday, October 24, 2016

 

 

The new location will encompass a 24K square foot building at the corner of Beach Express and CoRoad 8.

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