Letters, Oct. 20, 1980

Bear Crazy

To the Editors: In 1960 our new high school coach told us we could beat anybody. He showed us films narrated by Bear Bryant [Sept. 29]. We freshmen thought Bryant was crazy. We thought our coach was crazy. We were undefeated. Brian Bailey Nashville

The influence of Coach Bryant reaches far beyond the campus and the state of Alabama. My son, who plays football at little Roger Williams College in Rhode Island, always wears under his uniform an Alabama football jersey. For a few hours on Saturday afternoon he too is...

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