Happy Birthday wish from Mike Gundy, OSU coach: "(Happy Birthday to) a guy who a lot of people had a hard time saying 'no' to. He just has that way about him where it's real easy to like him, especially in recruiting."
1973: Switzer and OSU coach Jim Stanley
In this photo from Feb. 6, 1973, Switzer stands with Oklahoma State coach Jim Stanley. The two were photographed during the Sports Headliner banquet shortly after both had been named head coach at the respective schools. PHOTO BY JIM MILLER, The Oklahoman Archive