In lieu of a Rose Bowl celebration, Arizona fans used to glorify landmark victories by uprooting the goal posts and carrying them around campus, sometimes until the following day.
The school’s first consensus All-American, linebacker Ricky Hunley, remembers that after knocking Arizona State out of the 1982 Rose Bowl, the goal posts were soon on display at the intersection of Speedway and Campbell, sort of a carry-the-torch relay that lasted all night.
“Must’ve been 4 in the morning,’’ recalled Hunley, who was on campus for the Spring Game last weekend. “Those were the good old days.’’
Read more in Tuesday's Arizona Daily Star