Article Photos: Happy Birthday, Barry Switzer: 75 birthday wishes on your 75th birthday 52/73

<strong>Happy Birthday wish from Charles Thompson, former OU quarterback:</strong><br>
<i>"(Happy Birthday to) the man who certainly meant a lot to me during my time as a collegiate athlete. I devoted myself to youth football because of what he inspired in my life."</i><br>
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<strong>1985: Switzer and Paterno</strong><br>
In this photo , Switzer shares a laugh with former Penn State coach Joe Paterno before their teams squared off in the 1985 Orange Bowl. OKLAHOMAN ARCHIVE PHOTO