Rouses Magazine

Our magazine celebrates the Gulf Coast’s unique culture, history and cuisine. Each issue delivers a mix of food, drink, recipes, culinary how-tos, and more. It is one of largest grocery store publications in the nation.

Our roster of award-winning writers and photographers includes contributors to The New York Times, Saveur, Garden & Gun, the Atlantic, Texas Monthly and more.

In this Issue

The Dorms at Death Valley

Tiger Stadium used to be a college dorm. That’s a pretty sweet piece of trivia, but the story behind the greatest dormitory in the history of higher learning — and the effect it had on college football across the country — is even more interesting than that.

5 Reasons with The Iron Bowl is the Greatest Rivalry in College Football

Unless you’re a resident of one particular state, you’re going to resent this. I know you are. I can already tell. Probably because you’ve heard it before from various radio pundits and televised talking heads. But what’s one more time among friends? The Alabama-Auburn football rivalry is the greatest in college football. There, I said it. The question is, do you believe it? Well, allow me to convince you, with a technique we in the sports-writing game like to refer to as a “list.” Below are five reasons the Alabama-Auburn football rivalry is the greatest in college sports.

Coach Rebowe is A Game Changer

It was as good a sign as any that things have changed in Thibodaux, Louisiana: The first words spoken by the Nicholls State football coach regarded satisfaction and the need to avoid it.
Satisfaction was a foreign concept around Thibodaux in those lean decades before Tim Rebowe’s 2015 arrival. Nicholls experienced exactly four winning seasons in the quarter-century before Rebowe got there. He inherited a Colonels program in the midst of a particularly ignominious 18-game losing streak, during which they were outscored by an average of 30.9 points per game.