Happy Birthday wish from Jerry Pettibone, former OU assistant coach
"(Happy Birthday to) one of those five guys. My dad always said if you had five people in your life you could count on, always be there for you, it would be a blessing. Barry Switzer will always be one of those five guys for me."
1988: Switzer and Shamu
In this photo from 1988, Switzer and the Sooners arrive for the Citrus Bowl in Clemson. The '88 Citrus Bowl was Switzers final game as coach of the Sooners.