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Check out this suggestive 1972 ad for Auburn ROTC

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Mandatory ROTC at Auburn was done away with in 1970, and judging by this ad in a 1972 issue of Auburn Football Illustrated, the program’s numbers must have quickly taken a drastic hit. The promise of scholarship opportunities and monthly pay allowances and leadership training not connecting with potential cadets? …

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Genealogy of a Nickname: Zeke Smith

Zeke Smith (is the dude on the right, right?)

Auburn legend Zeke Smith passed away Friday at the age of 79. Now, if God decides to make a movie called “1950s Football Player,” I’m pretty sure He’ll cast Zeke for every role. That face. That body. That name. Or at least that nickname.   Because “Roger Smith” just doesn’t have the same …

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