The back-in-the-day downtown decor was always over the top. The store windows were always painted — before the games, after the games. But at the same time, 50 years ago, it’s like they knew.
The biggest takeaway from these 38 minutes, to me at least? Terry Bowden seemed awesome. Gene has his #WordsOfChizdom and all that, but if there’s been a more articulate (for lack of a better word) coach in modern Auburn history, I can’t think of him.
You gotta love the War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen. Those outfits… so distinct, so classy. But underneath? Whoa… Yes, before the actual race part of what I believe was the group’s third annual Beat Bama Bed Race fundraiser, the War Eagle Girls strutted their stuff in thematically consistent nighttime attire before a captive audience at […]
“Five plays. We’re going to beat the mighty Bulldogs in their backyard with five plays.”
It was the rivalry’s golden anniversary game. And there was no way a 4-4-1 Auburn team that had been shutout by Florida, a team the Bulldogs had shutout 75-0, was going to win it.