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Rearview Mirror: The South Stands at Armageddon

It becomes necessary to be upfront about the topic at hand when said topic is as bizarre as this one was. Of course, the other associated events around the time were important as well, in the long run, but the 1956 Sugar Bowl was certainly the hottest-button topic around the Flats in the moment.

As we near the first anniversary of the beginning of this column, I’ve been doing some reflecting. Obviously, we’ll keep working through history, be it looking at general history, Tech figures, traditions, or football and other sports, but, as I thought about the directions in which we might wander this year, the trend we settled into a year ago still largely rings true.