Paul "Bear" Bryant at the Sugar Bowl, 1979

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Title

Paul "Bear" Bryant at the Sugar Bowl, 1979

Subject

Football coaches
University of Alabama
Sugar Bowl (Football game)
Bryant, Paul W., 1913-1983

Description

Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant is carried off on the shoulders of his players after the Alabama Crimson Tide defeated Penn State in the 1979 Sugar Bowl.

Bryant was born in rural Arkansas in 1913 and helped work the family farm. He played on an Arkansas high school championship team and earned a scholarship to join the Crimson Tide. After positions at Maryland, Kentucky and Texas A&M he became the head coach at Alabama were he stayed for 25 seasons. Bryant retired in 1982 with a career record of 323-85-17.

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Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive

Publisher

The Tuscaloosa News

Date

January 1, 1979

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Rights

The Tuscaloosa News

Type

Photograph

Identifier

23

Coverage

New Orleans (LA)

Original Format

Photograph

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