Paul "Bear" Bryant at the 1971 Iron Bowl

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Title

Paul "Bear" Bryant at the 1971 Iron Bowl

Subject

Football coaches
University of Alabama
Bryant, Paul W., 1913-1983

Description

Alabama Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant gets a victory ride on the shoulders of guard John Hannah (73) and linebacker Jeff Blitz (25) after the Crimson Tide defeated Auburn 31-7 in the Iron Bowl at Legion Field, Birmingham in 1971.

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

November 27, 1971

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Rights

The Tuscaloosa News

Type

Photograph

Identifier

29

Coverage

Birmingham (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

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