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The Blocked Punt, 1977

There have been two Auburn bars named not for a coach, a player, or a team, but for a single football game — the 1972 Iron Bowl. How rooted has “Punt, Bama, Punt” remained in the Auburn psyche? The first bar opened in the mid 70s. The other? Thirty years later. (Here’s how Bama remembered it.)

But before 17-16 there was The Blocked Punt, and there you could disco.

From a 1977 issue of "The Plainsman." Do The Langner!

And they had matches.

See the best “Punt, Bama, Punt” photos you’ll ever find here, here, and here.

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