Happy Birthday wish from Pete Martinelli, former OU strength coach:
"(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."
1978: Swizer and Merlin Olsen
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