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Angry Auburn fans sends ‘cow college’ clipping to Shug, calls Crimson Tide a name

It changes so much—I’d rather beat Texas, I’d rather beat Notre Dame, cow college, little cow college, little cow college down the road—it’s natural to wonder if it’s just some urban legend Didn’t them Auburn students sacrifice a goat and streak through Toomer’s Corner when Bear Bryant died kinda thing, or like that apocryphal this is what a football player looks like story. But yes, it was said. And it was printed. And it pissed a lot of people off.

Take it away, Bill… (click to enlarge.)

Source: AU Archives.

Related: Dear President Nixon—Shug had a birthday, too!

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* Erin Andrews at Toomer’s Corner
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