NCAA.com | August 4, 2014 Great Locker Room Speech Share There is no place on earth like a football locker room. Each locker room is unique, with its own set of rules, cliques and hierarchy. The head coach is the undisputed CEO of the locker room. When he speaks, players listen. Each coach has his own style to the locker room speech. Some are fire and brimstone, some are calm and collective. All have message. Two rivals kick off the competition -- Alabama and Auburn. Bama legend Bear Bryant welcomed a freshman class to Tuscaloosa and said it is the little things that make champions. The most talented player doesn't always win; hard work wins. In 1989, the Iron Bowl was played at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama. for the first time. No. 11 Auburn defeated No. 2 Alabama by scoring 20 unanswered points to take a 27-10 lead early in the fourth quarter, and then held off the Crimson Tide 30-20. After the game, Pat Dye addressed his team. Now is your chance to select the best college football locker room speech. Vote in the right rail for today's speech. The winner will advance to the next round and a champion will be crowned before the season kicks off.