Gaylord Memorial Stadium on the campus of Oklahoma University in Norman
Who are four players and coaches that define what Sooner football is all about today and its place in NCAA history? Here lies the Sooners football Mount Rushmore:
1. Bud Wilkinson- Elected in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1969, Wilkinson might just go down as the greatest coach in Norman, compiling a record of 145-29-4 (81.5 winning percentage), including 114-10-3 (90.9 percent) in his first 11 years at OU. Wilkinson coached the Sooners from 1947-1963, leaving Norman with 14 conference titles and three national championships. During his tenure, he compiled win streaks of 31 and 47 games, the latter still standing as an NCAA record today. He is responsible for bringing the Sooners their first title, and winning his three in a six-year span.
2. Barry Switzer- I put Barry at my number two because, even though he won 14 more games than Bud and also had three titles, it took Switzer to win his in 11 years, a...