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, […]
The 1972 LSU game sucked: a 35-7 LSU rout. It was the only game Auburn lost that year (fun photos here). But it had its moments, namely this play and photo: David Langner intercepts a pass, hops on his magic carpet, and heads for the end zone. It was wet, it was nasty, it was […]
I think they were produced and sold before the season—because wouldn’t Newton and Langner have been no brainers for aces, aces up the sleeves or something, afterward?–but regardless, if ever there was an Auburn team to deserve its own deck of cards, it’s the Amazins. I mean, just cause. I mean, I don’t know a […]
Time opened wide. People started floating in the air. Bourbon started raining from the Birmingham sky. Lightning struck, it struck twice and the stadium thundered! Tongues of fire! Rebel yells! Trumpets toward Jericho, babies being made, children being born! A shot of cinematic adrenaline straight to the heart! War Damn Eagle! Punt, Bama Punt, you sonsa… Never before seen photos. Second in a three-part series.