In honor of the latest round of SEC expansion talk, we present facts and (never-before-seen) photos from the 1973 Sun Bowl played December 29 in salsa-soaked’ El Paso, Texas. It was the Auburn Tigers’ first and only game against the Missouri Tigers. We lost, 34-17. Alas.
Johnny “Mr. Penny” Richmond is coming along—“He is alert and oriented. He is in his right mind; he’s really cognitively intact“—but he’s coming along slowly. His rehabilitation from the gunshot head injury he suffered in February 2012 is currently restricted to his home. The occupational therapists say the muscle-bound, perpetually cheery former crossing guard and custodian […]