You’ll hear that it all started 50 years ago today. It didn’t. But Dec. 2, 1972… man, that’s the day it blew up. War Eagle. To find out how Auburn cheerleaders Susan Moseley and Sarah Barber spent that night, click here. TWER photos: Larry Paker and Cecil Bridges.
Do you remember what you were doing 50 years ago tonight? Who you were with?
Susan and Sarah do.
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 […]