Auburn fans have no class. Alabama fans have no class. LSU fans have no class. Florida fans have no class. Miami fans have no class. FSU fans have no class. OU fans have no class. Texas fans have no class. Nebraska fans have no class. What do these statements all have in common? #1 They're all true. #2 They're all false. Simply put, with any and every school, you're going find fans with no class. And, at every school, you're going to find fans with tons of class. It's a fact of life. The make a blanket statement, "All Auburn fans are classless" is, essentially, biased and bigoted. You might as well make disparaging remarks about different races, or genders. True, it might not be at the same level of extreme... but think. Most people are fans for one of 4 reasons: #1 Went to school there #2 Grew up a fan #3 Became impressed during a single moment #4 Are bandwagon fans. Easily put, #2 (which, I will admit, I am one) and #4 are the problem fans. #1 is the kind of fan who has pride in HIS/HER school, because it really is their school. They have a right to be so. #2 is the kind that have it engrained in their minds that the other school is wrong, therefore they must be evil, conspiring against us, etc. They also make-up the majority of the fan base of traditional powers. #3 is the kind of fan who wasn't a fan until he saw something he liked, BUT did not leave if that team started to struggle. Like a person becoming a Bama fan in '92 because of the way they handled all the Miami is better than Bama crap... then not leaving during 4-7 1997 or 3-8 2000 seasons. #4 is the kind of fan who will buy the stuff, scream how great his team is... then curse the players and coaches for a single loss. Or simply jump on the next school (die-hard FSU fans I'm sure have seen their fair share of these people). To claim that you've seen a larger number of 'classless' fans at one school than another, remember that even the smaller schools have fan bases upwards of 20-30 thousand... and the Alabamas, Auburns, Notre Dames, FSUs, Nebraskas have them possibly in the million range. Your cross section, no matter how certain you are is an accurate cross section, doesn't contain a sliver of enough fans to make an accurate assumption. Classless, is cheering when the team, or player, is down. Classless is hoping a bad fate (other than losing to your team) befalls the opposition. I have heard fans cheer injuries. That's classless. I have seen fans want Bama to get the death penalty. Honestly? It's classless. I have seen Bama fans want Tennessee and Auburn feel the same penalty. Unless those schools cheated, and you have proof, then you're just being... classless. I'm a Bama fan. When I play a team, I want that team to be at full strength, none of these kids to get hurt (remember, most are kids... most are not even old enough to drink.) If Bama's going to win, I want them to win because the team played their best, not because their starting QB had a heart attack. I have friends who are Auburn fans, Texas fans, Oklahoma fans, Georgia fans, Ole Miss fans, MSU fans (my dad's an alum), etc. We get over a loss. Sure, there's some good natured ribbing, but guess what? When it's done, it's done. That's it. No hoping Bama gets the death penalty. No hoping Auburn gets placed under investigation. No mocking OU fans because of a game buyout (which, if you even remotely look at the facts, has nothing to do with being scared.) It's football, it's not life. If it were life, it'd be descrimination, and bigotry. It's just a rivalry, it's just football. Once the game's over, get over it, and move on with life.