Bryant, Paul

Bryant, Paul (William) “Bear”

(1913–83) football coach; born in Moro Bottoms, Ark. At his retirement after the 1982 season, he was college football's winningest coach, with a 323-85-17 record for 38 years. He produced highly ranked teams at Maryland, Kentucky and Texas A&M before returning to his alma mater, the University of Alabama, in 1958. His Alabama teams won six national championships and won or shared Southeastern Conference titles thirteen times.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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