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.
“Five plays. We’re going to beat the mighty Bulldogs in their backyard with five plays.”
Want to get crazy? Let’s get crazy.
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.
Auburn will begin a home-and-home series with USC at the Galen Center on Dec. 18, 2022… 50 years and three days from the schools’ first meeting. USC won 73-66 on Dec. 15, 1972 in Los Angeles at the Trojan Invitational. You can watch some of it here.