What creates a championship team? Spirit, determination, and a legacy that refuses to die. Game of My Life Auburn Tigers is a collection of the greatest Tigers moments from past and present as seen through the eyes of the players themselves. In this vivid collection of sports moments, Mark Murphy has brought together passionate Auburn football players to share their fondest experiences and memories. Some of these games involve championships, including this year’s heart stopping BCS Championship Game victory over Oregon, while others seem ordinary save for extraordinary personal meaning. In each case, it is the player who singles out the game, the moment in time that to him is the most defining of his Auburn Tigers football career.
Each player has his own unique story, but together they weave a tapestry of Auburn’s legendary history. Heisman Trophy winner Pat Sullivan, along with many of the great names in Auburn history, such as All-Americans Jackie Burkett, Jimmy Red” Phillips, Buddy McClinton, Ken Rice, Steve Wallace, Gregg Carr, Ed Dyas, Cadillac” Williams, and fan favorites such as Lionel Little Train” James and Joe Cribbs, are profiled in this unique book. It takes readers down memory lane, while also providing an in-depth look into at men and games that helped shape and build the Auburn football tradition and heritage.
div>Mark Murphy is the editor of Inside the Auburn Tigers magazine and football newsletter as well as editor of AUTigers.com. An honors graduate in journalism from Auburn University, He is the sports columnist for the newspaper and a frequent guest on radio shows around the southeast and nation He and his wife Cynthia live in Auburn, Alabama.