The 1972 Iron Bowl: It’s a Santa Thing, says The Corolla.
The immortal David Langer died Saturday morning. You know who he was. War Eagle. Punt, Bama, Punt. Here are some rare photos of No. 28 as he turned the punts into points on Dec. 2, 1972. And intercepted two passes. And returned an un-blocked punt for 58 yards. Our condolences to the Langner family, […]
1972… it was a time of miracles and vinyl and little vinyl miracles like the song Punt, Bama, Punt, a time when double entendres would be completely out of place on incredible tribute albums to legendary coaches. Which is why “Shug’s great pair” was actually a Punt, Bama parody of Bear Bryant’s insatiable appetite for […]
It changes so much—I’d rather beat Texas, I’d rather beat Notre Dame, cow college, little cow college, little cow college down the road—it’s natural to wonder if it’s just some urban legend Didn’t them Auburn students sacrifice a goat and streak through Toomer’s Corner when Bear Bryant died kinda thing, or like that apocryphal this […]
Shug smoked like a chimney. So it’s only natural that Shug would order matches by the box. And it’s only natural that in a season like 1972, he’d order (exactly 40 years ago today) them personalized. But not just with a “War Eagle” or even a “War Damn Eagle”—with “War Damn Eagle Shug.” Yep, even […]