Bud Wilkinson

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Birthday
23, 1916
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Feb 9, 1994 (77)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1916
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Feb 9, 1994 (77)

About

Coach of the dynastic Oklahoma Sooners football team of the 1950s.

Before Fame

He was a five-sport star in high school and led the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers as a player to three straight national championships from 1934 to '36.

Trivia

Under his guidance the Sooners held a steak of 47 straight wins, a record that stood unbroken for decades.

Family Life

He grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Associated With

Bob Stoops was another legend of Oklahoma football who, like Wilkinson, had over 100 coaching victories.