Wishbone: Oklahoma Football, 1959-1985

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In Wishbone , veteran journalist Wann Smith provides an in-depth account of Sooner football from the team's final years under Wilkinson through its remarkable turnaround under Coach Barry Switzer. At the heart of this story is the phenomenal success of the Wishbone offense--a hybrid offshoot of the Split-t formation that Wilkinson employed so successfully in the 1950s. Though not without its risks, the Wishbone offense changed the face of college football and was a key factor in Oklahoma's resurgence in the 1970s with ...

Wishbone: Oklahoma Football, 1959-1985 2011, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806142173

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