Happy Birthday wish from Lee Allan Smith, long-time friend and business partner:
"(Happy Birthday to) a caring and loyal person. He does more for people than anybody ever knows about. High places, low places, you name it. Very supportive. A friend is a friend forever. He'll never forget 'em."
1980: Switzer and Buster Rhymes
In this 1980 photo, Switzer hugs Buster Rhymes, whose TD run put the lock on OU's 21-17 win over Nebraska. PHOTO BY JIM ARGO, The Oklahoman Archive