HOT BLAST: Bear Bryant was born 100 years ago today
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Former Alabama football coach Paul 'Bear' Bryant, who won six national championships and 10 SEC championships, was named the third greatest coach in sports history in a poll by The Sporting News released Wednesday. Photo: Courtesy the Bear Bryant Museum
Former Alabama football coach Paul 'Bear' Bryant, who won six national championships and 10 SEC championships, was named the third greatest coach in sports history in a poll by The Sporting News released Wednesday. Photo: Courtesy the Bear Bryant Museum
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On what would have been Bear Bryant's 100th birthday, Allen Barra pens a tribute - Bear Bryant: The Vince Lombardi of College Football, and Then Some.

Here's an excerpt:

Bryant coached 133 games against 25 men who were eventually voted into the College Football Hall of Fame; in those games, Bryant was 85-42-6. He also coached against 11 of his former players and assistant coaches, with a record of 45-6. LSU’s longtime coach Charlie McClendon once ruefully exclaimed, “He taught me everything I know, but not everything he knows.”

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