Bear Bryant, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Bear Bryant

American college football coach

Date of Birth: 11-Sep-1913

Place of Birth: Fordyce, Arkansas, United States

Date of Death: 26-Jan-1983

Profession: military officer, American football player, American football coach

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Bear Bryant

  • Paul William "Bear" Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football player and coach.
  • He was best known as the head coach of the University of Alabama football team.
  • During his 25-year tenure as Alabama's head coach, he amassed six national championships (tied for the most in modern college football history) and thirteen conference championships.
  • Upon his retirement in 1982, he held the record for the most wins (323) as a head coach in collegiate football history.
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  • Bryant Museum, Paul W.
  • Bryant Hall, Paul W.
  • Bryant Drive, and Bryant–Denny Stadium are all named in his honor at the University of Alabama.
  • He was also known for his trademark black and white houndstooth fedora, deep voice, casually leaning up against the goal post during pre-game warmups, and holding his rolled-up game plan while on the sidelines.
  • Before arriving at Alabama, Bryant was head football coach at the University of Maryland, the University of Kentucky, and Texas A&M University.

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