Happy Birthday wish from Al Eschbach, sports talk radio host: "(Happy Birthday to) the man who was a lot more than just a recruiter. He's a tremendous Xs and Os coach."
1974: Switzer at play
In this 1974 photo, Switzer races his team out to meet with the media on Media Day. Switzer and the '74 Sooners went on to win the schools fifth national championship, going 11-0. PHOTO BY JIM ARGO, The Oklahoman Archives