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You played a good game and I am proud of all of you. We couldn't go on winning forever. [addressing his team after losing to Notre Dame on November 16, 1957, ending Oklahoma's record 47-game winning streak]
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.