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7 Facts About Bear Bryant

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Paul William "Bear" Bryant was an American college football player and coach.

College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.

Bear Bryant Locker Room Speech to Incoming Freshmen by WilsonTigerFootball

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He was best known as the longtime head coach of the University of Alabama football team.

The University of Alabama is a public research university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, and the flagship of the University of Alabama System.

A head coach, senior coach, or manager is a professional at training and developing athletes.

Bear Bryant - Sports Century (Complete) by Keith

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During his 25-year tenure as Alabama's head coach, he amassed six national championships and thirteen conference championships.

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Upon his retirement in 1982, he held the record for most wins as head coach in collegiate football history with 323 wins.

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The Paul W. 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.

Bryant–Denny Stadium is an outdoor stadium in the southeastern United States, on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

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He was also known for his trademark black and white houndstooth hat, deep voice, casually leaning up against the goal post during pre-game warmups, and holding his rolled-up game plan while on the sidelines.

Houndstooth, hounds tooth check or hound's tooth, also known as dogstooth, dogtooth, dog's tooth, or pied-de-poule, is a duotone textile pattern characterized by broken checks or abstract four-pointed shapes, often in black and white, although other colours are used.

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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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