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Groovy Barfield era Auburn helmet logo

Athletically and aesthetically (and alcoholically), the Barfield Era was kind of the Willy Wonka tunnel ride of Auburn football, right down to the wacky, short lived logos (weagle weagle)… like this Haight-Ashbury poster worthy design that squeezed a “War Eagle” into the shape of a helmet. It was featured on the player pages in 1977 Auburn Football Illustrated gameday programs.

Related: Telegram from the Barfields.

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Jeremy Henderson is the editor of The War Eagle Reader and co-host of Rich and Jeremy in the Mornings on Wings 94.3 FM in Auburn. Follow him on Twitter: @wareaglereader / @jerthoughts / @RichandJeremy

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