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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]
Compiled a 145-29-4 record at Oklahoma including an 11-year run of 107-8-2 from 1948 to 1958, winning national championships in 1950, 1955 and 1956. Had a 31-game winning streak from 1948 to 1950 and an NCAA-record 47-game winning streak from 1953 to 1957 that ended with a 7-0 loss to Notre Dame. Had a 9-20 record with the Cardinals.