Barry Switzer: Tales from the Trail
The Oklahoman sports columnist Berry Tramel sat down with former Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer for a series of interviews in February 2010 to discuss recruiting, his favorite players, his legacy and more.
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Barry Switzer says the best rule college football has instituted was banning head coaches from personally attending the signing of letters of intent. Maybe so. The old days could wear out a coach and create all kinds of political problems. But they sure were wild and fun.
The Oklahoma recruiting of Elvis Peacock did not rise to the level of Billy Sims’ drama a year later, or the pursuit of Adrian Peterson 30 years later. But make no mistake, Barry Switzer’s chase of the Miami, Fla., speedster was no small thing.
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Feb 4Barry Switzer talks recruiting with the Oklahoman's Berry...
Feb 4Barry Switzer talks history with the Oklahoman's Berry...
Feb 2Barry Switzer talks history with Berry Tramel.
Feb 1Barry Switzer talks history with Berry Tramel.
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Jan 30Tales from the Trail - Barry Switzer