Coaches Bear Bryant and Lou Holtz, 1979

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Title

Coaches Bear Bryant and Lou Holtz, 1979

Subject

University of Alabama
Bryant, Paul W., 1913-1983
Holtz, Lou 1937-
Football coaches
Sugar Bowl (Football game)

Description

Coaches Bear Bryant of the University of Alabama and Lou Holtz of the University of Arkansas talk before the 1980 Sugar Bowl. Alabama would go on to beat Arkansas ending an undefeated season and claiming the 1979 National Championship.

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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Creator

University of Alabama

Date

December 1979

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Photograph

Identifier

800

Coverage

New Orleans (LA)

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

4 inches by 6 inches

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