Auburn players stuffed the punts. Auburn fans stuffed the stockings. And then some. Bumper stickers (and their replicas). Joke books. 45 records. Pin back buttons. Phil Neel posters. Novelty elephant cinches. The merchandising potential from Punt, Bama, Punt was simply unprecedented for a single game. The occasion was so momentous tchotchke traders catering to Bama […]
See if you can spot the girl who went on to be on some episodes of “Happy Days” and “Fantasy Island.”
“I wouldn’t play against (Mississippi State) without a jack knife in my back pocket.”
“I told Bobby we came to play and he said he understood that.”
For a true feel of just how much a playa 1980s Aubie was, go behind the scenes of the 1987-88 “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” montage with some recently resurfaced, never-before-seen footage from the cutting room floor.