Jimmy Johnson, circa 1972 - Article Photos 1/1

In this 1972 photo from The Oklahoman archives, Jimmy Johnson, a 29-year-old OU assistant football coach, watches a defensive drill during practice. Johnson, who was referred to as Jim Johnson in the original photo cutline, has come a long way since the '72 season, when the Big Eight champion Sooners finished 11-1. Between then and his current position as a popular NFL studio analyst for Fox, Johnson has been head coach at Oklahoma State, guided Miami U. to a national championship and the Dallas Cowboys to two Super Bowl titles. Photo from The Oklahoman Archives