History

A native of Arkansas, Coach Switzer is renowned for his winning teams and attitude. During his 16 years at OU (1973-1988), Coach Switzer compiled a 157-29-4 record. He is ranked first in winning percentage (.837) in Oklahoma history, and the winning percentage also ranks as the fourth-best in NCAA Division 1 history. Under Coach Switzer, the Sooners earned 3 national titles, 12 Big-8 Conference Championships, and won eight of 13 bowl appearances.

As you can see from his timeline, Coach Switzer is worthy of accolades. He is one of the only 3 coaches who have won championships in both the NCAA and the NFL.

Led as team captain, played center and linebacker for the Razorbacks, & claimed the Southwestern Conference title AND Gator Bowl title

1959
1960

Graduated from the University of Arkansas

Coach Switzer began his coaching career with the University of Oklahoma as head coach of the Sooners

1973
1974

Won first National title

Won second National title

1975
1983

Won third National title

Named head coach of the Dallas Cowboys

1994
1996

Led Cowboys to win the Super Bowl, defeating Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17

Inducted into the Oklahoma and Arkansas Sports Halls of Fame

2001

Coach Switzer may be retired from coaching, but he continues to support football and build on his winning reputation through his love for the game. Take a look at what he has been up to:

2013

Coaches Cabana began filming in an outdoor cabana at his home in Norman, Oklahoma

Coaches Cabana moved to Campus Corner on OU game days

2017-2018
2019

Coaches Cabana returned to Coach Switzer’s home and included interviews with Allstar and celebrity players, also included traveling for away games

Casino relationship grew and added dinner events, exclusive watch parties for games, and private tours of The Switzer Center began

2020
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