Auburn had itself a pretty good rivalry going with Tennessee once upon a time. Ol’ Shug, especially, always wanted to stick it to the Volunteers.
So combine that with the improbability of a starless Auburn, picked last in the SEC, upsetting No. 4 Tennessee in 1972 (watch the whole thing here) and hey, you have yourself a photo of Shug in a cowboy hat (as opposed to his traditional houndstooth hat).
* Rare candids of Pat Sullivan at the 1971 Heisman banquet
* That time Green Day played an Auburn house show
* The G.I. Joe from Auburn
* I Survived the Kopper Kettle Explosion and all I got was this T-shirt
* Auburn football worth millions more than Bama football, says Wall Street Journal