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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 as assistant football coach at Syracuse, Minnesota and Oklahoma. Served as head football coach at Oklahoma (1947-1963) and the St. Louis Cardinals (1978-1979).