Happy Birthday wish from J.C. Watts, former OU quarterback:
"The man that talked me out of leaving the team my freshman year and then created an air of expectancy in my life. Whether I've been in the ministry, politics, business or athletics, because of what Coach Switzer taught me, I have always expected to win."
1986: Switzer rides again
In this photo from 1986, Switzer gets a ride from Tony Casillas, left, and other players after their win over Penn State in the Orange Bowl. AP ARCHIVE PHOTO