Coach Bryant before an Alabama football game, 1981

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Title

Coach Bryant before an Alabama football game, 1981

Subject

Bryant, Paul W. "Bear" 1913-1083
University of Alabama
Football coaches

Description

Coach Bryant observing from the goal post before an Alabama football game. Attached to Coach Bryant's belt is his University of Alabama ID tag.

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

Source

Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama

Date

1981

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Photograph

Identifier

803

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 inches by 10 inches

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