Everyone in school at Auburn before 1970 talks about the raincoats. Having to wear a raincoat even when it’s sunny is the kind of thing that sticks with you.
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.
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.
Yesterday, it was — once again — Trebek and the Gang. Today? TODAY. … and The Weather Channel, thanks to Reynolds Wolf, of course. Wait — no! “War Eagle” Wolf wasn’t even in the studio! His reputation alone was enough to elicit Auburnisms from meteorologist Felicia Combs! What a week! Beat Kentucky.
Note: “You will be called” should probably be read in the spiritual sense, not as an actual wake-up call, etc., which happened earlier. Here are rare photos of what happened “On the Field.” Here are rare photos of the Return to Auburn. Related: Here’s what it looked like in Auburn the day before the 1972 […]