An even better photo of Auburn student Paul B. Bryant appeared in the 1979 April Fools’ edition (see more April Foolings here) of the Plainsman. Bryant, the pride of Rectum, Ala., was apparently splitting his time that year between Tuscaloosa and the Plains in pursuit of an HPR degree.
Related: The vintage April Fools’ Day advertisements of the Auburn Plainsman.
* Playboy photographer loved first visit to Auburn
* That time a cow won Miss Auburn
* An interview with Auburn YouTube sensation Chris Lowe
* “Alabama Polytechnic is the best…” for Eugene Sledge in HBO’s The Pacific
* The Secret History of an Underground Iron Bowl
* 78 never before seen photos of the Kopper Kettle explosion
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Jeff Rushing says
I remember this picture!