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I was willing to settle for a scoreless tie in the third quarter. I felt at the start of the second half we had a good chance. But after we couldn't get going, even with our tremendous punting to their goal, I was ready to settle for a scoreless tie. [commenting on Oklahoma's 7-0 loss to Notre Dame on November 16, 1957]
Served on the President's Council on Physical Fitness from 1961 to 1964. Ran unsuccessfully for the U. S. Senate in 1964, at which point he legally changed his first name to Bud. Served as color analyst for ABC Sports from 1965 to 1977. Returned to broadcasting for ABC and ESPN after being fired from the Cardinals.