Bud Wilkinson and the rise of Oklahoma football / John Scott ; foreword by Joseph Harroz, Jr.

Author
Scott, John Prosser, 1946- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2021]
Description
xviii, 358 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm

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"Tells the story of how, in 1947, thirty-one-year-old Bud Wilkinson was named head coach of the University of Oklahoma's football program and led the team on its meteoric rise from mediocrity to its present status as a perennial powerhouse. Includes vignettes of Wilkinson's closest coaching friends (Royal, Bryant, Leahy, Sanders, Blaik, Tatum) and serves as an authoritative and entertaining history of the sport that will appeal to all college football fans. "-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes index.
ISBN
  • 9780806175546 (hardcover)
  • 0806175540 (hardcover)
LCCN
2021013928
OCLC
1243263351
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