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Barry Switzer

Former Head Football Coach at the University of Oklahoma and Former Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys

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 Barry Switzer Biography

Barry Switzer was born in Crossett, Arkansas in 1937. He was a top student and athlete at Crossett High School. In 1955, he graduated with an appointment to the United States Naval Academy and received scholarship offers from several colleges, including The University of Arkansas and Louisiana State University. He attended the University of Arkansas, completing his bachelor degree in business in 1960.

Coach Switzer played center and linebacker for the Razorbacks and was captain of the 1959 team that was the Southwestern Conference and Gator Bowl champions. Coach Switzer returned to The University of Arkansas as a coach in 1961 after his military service. In 1966 he became Offensive Line Coach under Jim MacKenzie at The University of Oklahoma.

In 1973, Coach Switzer became the Head Coach at The University of Oklahoma. During the next sixteen years he compiled an overall record of 157-29-4, including 12 Big Eight Conference Championships, and three National Championships. His overall record ranks behind only Knute Rockne, Frank Lahey and George Woodruff in career college football winning percentage.

In 1994, he was named Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys. In 1995, the Cowboys were Super Bowl Champions. Coach Switzer is one of only two coaches who have won National Championships in both the NCAA and NFL.

Coach Switzer has been honored with awards and special titles by football and news magazines, Walter Camp Foundation, The Big Eight Conference, NCAA, The Washington Pigskin Club, The Sporting News, Playboy, Associated Press and United Press International. He has previously been inducted in the Oklahoma and Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame. His accomplishments have also included best selling author, successful businessman in a myriad of businesses and very quietly, and effective philanthropist. He is the founding organizer of the Swing for Sight Golf Tournaments, which have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Society for the Prevention of Blindness. For the past thirty years, coach Switzer has given his name, time and participation as Honorary Head Coach of the Oklahoma Special Olympics. Seventeen years ago he funded a private foundation at The University of Oklahoma, which provides non-athletic scholarships for minority students. Recently, a major athletic facility at The University of Oklahoma was named in his honor. In 2001 he was inducted into the National College Football Hall of Fame.

Today he is retired and living in Norman, Oklahoma with his wife, Becky, three children, two step children and six grandchildren.

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Barry Switzer

Former Head Football Coach at the University of Oklahoma and Former Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys

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Barry Switzer Biography

Barry Switzer was born in Crossett, Arkansas in 1937. He was a top student and athlete at Crossett High School. In 1955, he graduated with an appointment to the United States Naval Academy and received scholarship offers from several colleges, including The University of Arkansas and Louisiana State University. He attended the University of Arkansas, completing his bachelor degree in business in 1960.

Coach Switzer played center and linebacker for the Razorbacks and was captain of the 1959 team that was the Southwestern Conference and Gator Bowl champions. Coach Switzer returned to The University of Arkansas as a coach in 1961 after his military service. In 1966 he became Offensive Line Coach under Jim MacKenzie at The University of Oklahoma.

In 1973, Coach Switzer became the Head Coach at The University of Oklahoma. During the next sixteen years he compiled an overall record of 157-29-4, including 12 Big Eight Conference Championships, and three National Championships. His overall record ranks behind only Knute Rockne, Frank Lahey and George Woodruff in career college football winning percentage.

In 1994, he was named Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys. In 1995, the Cowboys were Super Bowl Champions. Coach Switzer is one of only two coaches who have won National Championships in both the NCAA and NFL.

Coach Switzer has been honored with awards and special titles by football and news magazines, Walter Camp Foundation, The Big Eight Conference, NCAA, The Washington Pigskin Club, The Sporting News, Playboy, Associated Press and United Press International. He has previously been inducted in the Oklahoma and Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame. His accomplishments have also included best selling author, successful businessman in a myriad of businesses and very quietly, and effective philanthropist. He is the founding organizer of the Swing for Sight Golf Tournaments, which have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Society for the Prevention of Blindness. For the past thirty years, coach Switzer has given his name, time and participation as Honorary Head Coach of the Oklahoma Special Olympics. Seventeen years ago he funded a private foundation at The University of Oklahoma, which provides non-athletic scholarships for minority students. Recently, a major athletic facility at The University of Oklahoma was named in his honor. In 2001 he was inducted into the National College Football Hall of Fame.

Today he is retired and living in Norman, Oklahoma with his wife, Becky, three children, two step children and six grandchildren.

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  • How to book Barry Switzer?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Barry Switzer for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Barry Switzer, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Barry Switzer or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Barry Switzer?

    Booking fees for Barry Switzer, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Barry Switzer, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Barry Switzer?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Barry Switzer for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Barry Switzer for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Barry Switzer or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Barry Switzer or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Barry Switzer is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Barry Switzer for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Barry Switzer generally travels from Oklahoma City, OK, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bill Parcells, Tom Osborne, Troy Aikman, Jerry Jones and Gene Stallings. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Barry Switzer for an upcoming event.

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