Happy Birthday wish from Joe Castiglione, OU athletic director:
"(Happy Birthday to) a Hall of Fame coach no doubt, but being a champion for the needs of others defines what you're all about."
1987: Switzer at practice
This photo was taken during an August practice in 1987. Switzer and the '87 Sooners went on to an 11-1 record and a Big 8 championship. The Sooners only loss was to Miami in the Orange Bowl. PHOTO BY JIM ARGO, The Oklahoman Archives