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    ESPN Classic-Barry Switzer smoking a cig on sidelines

    So, I am bored and decided to turn on ESPN Classic. They are showing Okie State vs Oklahoma from 1988. Two or three times in the short time I have been watching they have shown Switzer on the sideline puffing on a cigarette. Times have really changed.



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    Re: ESPN Classic-Barry Switzer smoking a cig on sidelines

    I really wish Pollard would have listened to my lobbying for Switzer when we were looking for a coach.



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    Re: ESPN Classic-Barry Switzer smoking a cig on sidelines

    Seeing Charles Thompson made me try to work my old memory.

    He got the job when Jamelle Holoway broke his leg, right?

    And then at some point he himself ended up in prison with some sort of cocaine/gun related charges. Am I remembering correctly?


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    Re: ESPN Classic-Barry Switzer smoking a cig on sidelines

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Seeing Charles Thompson made me try to work my old memory.

    He got the job when Jamelle Holoway broke his leg, right?

    And then at some point he himself ended up in prison with some sort of cocaine/gun related charges. Am I remembering correctly?
    You are definitely remembering correctly about Charles Thompson. Can you imagine what it was like in Norman in the mid eighties? There was cheating of epic proportions going on. Remember the Brian Bozworth article in Sports Illustrated and it showed him and his corvette while in college? They didn't even try to hide the cheating back then.



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    Re: ESPN Classic-Barry Switzer smoking a cig on sidelines

    Quote Originally Posted by hursts View Post
    You are definitely remembering correctly about Charles Thompson. Can you imagine what it was like in Norman in the mid eighties? There was cheating of epic proportions going on. Remember the Brian Bozworth article in Sports Illustrated and it showed him and his corvette while in college? They didn't even try to hide the cheating back then.
    Remember the stories of shooting Uzis from the windows and/or balconies at the athletic dorms?

    Everyone knew it was going on. No one was doing anything about it.

    Made the Alpha Betas on Revenge of the Nerds look very tame.


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    Re: ESPN Classic-Barry Switzer smoking a cig on sidelines

    You clearly have not partied with Ogre.

    (Coincidentally, he owns a bar in Wrigleyville.)




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    Re: ESPN Classic-Barry Switzer smoking a cig on sidelines

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    You clearly have not partied with Ogre.

    (Coincidentally, he owns a bar in Wrigleyville.)
    No, I have not

    I'll say, as much as I've pointed out the arrests that were happening in Iowa City, even they had nothing on ol' Oklahoma.


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    Re: ESPN Classic-Barry Switzer smoking a cig on sidelines

    The past 5 seasons required me to be on Teamocil.



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    Re: ESPN Classic-Barry Switzer smoking a cig on sidelines

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    The past 5 seasons required me to be on Teamocil.
    I couldn't find the clip, so:

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