Article Photos: Happy 75th birthday to Barry Switzer, Oklahoma's most beloved coach 13/73

<strong>Happy Birthday wish from Pete Martinelli, former OU strength coach:</strong><br>
<i>"(Happy Birthday to) a man who I'll never forget all the good times we had together and all the important lessons you taught me."</i><br>
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<strong>1978: Swizer and Merlin Olsen</strong><br>

In this 1978 photo, Switzer meets with former NFL player Merlin Olsen, who was doing broadcast work for the 1978 Orange Bowl. Switzer's Sooners beat Nebraska 31-24 in that Orange Bowl. OKLAHOMAN ARCHIVE PHOTO