Alabama vs. Auburn: Iron Bowl History, Results, Notable Games

In a sport steeped in tradition, pageantry, loyalty and intense rivalries, perhaps no series embodies all of these qualities better than Alabama vs. Auburn.

In the state of Alabama, the name is either “Roll Tide” or “War Eagle”. If you are one, you are not the other, and in the middle there is no room for compromise when it comes time to play the Iron Bowl. Or any other time, for that matter.

Let’s look at the history of the Iron Bowl from the past to the present.

Alabama vs. Auburn history

Little did they know on that cold February day in 1893, but these 5,000 people at Lakeview Park in Birmingham, Alabama, saw the very first meeting in one of world sports’ greatest rivalries.