Happy Birthday wish from the family of Bob Hersom, who covered Switzer's Sooners for The Oklahoman:
"(Happy Birthday to) a bootlegger's boy to Super Bowl champion, winning national college football championships along the way. You have embraced life at every turn."
1985: Switzer at practice
In this photo from the 1985 season, Switzer keeps a close eye on practice. The '85 Sooners went on to win the National Championship with a win over Penn State. OKLAHOMAN ARCHIVE PHOTO