Sunday, July 26, 2009

Former OU All-American Rick Bryan Dead at 47

Oklahoma Sooner Football Articles and Notes

Former Sooner All-American Rick Bryan passes away: Former University of Oklahoma All-American Rick Bryan has died, according to Barry Switzer, the man who coached him at OU in the 1980s. Switzer said this morning that Bryan, 47, died overnight. Switzer, who said Bryan died of congestive heart failure, was on the way to be with the family today. Bryan lived in Coweta, where he attended high school. His son, Mike, is a linebacker on the University of Tulsa football team and his daughter, Jenni, averaged 21.2 points per game last season as a junior basketball player at Coweta. Rick Bryan was a two-time All-America defensive lineman for OU in 1982 and 1983. He set a record that still stands for most career tackles by a Sooner lineman. (Tulsa World)

Bryan -- A great player who had his coach's respect: Tulsa World

From May 1, 1984:
Falcons settle for Oklahoma linebacker Rick Bryan: Rome News-Tribune
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