Posts Tagged Barry Switzer

Missing the Big Red Cotton Bowl!

  I cannot tell you how much I would rather be at the Cotton Bowl tomorrow than here in New Zealand. I would gladly trade my clean, green, primordial back yard for the smell of deep fried everything and the creepy, booming, non-stop chatter of Big Tex. I would make the ultimate sacrifice of drinking […]


Nothing is as ‘Murican as Hotdogs, Apple Pie and Coaching Little League Football in Singapore

The hand that rocks the cradle may rule the world, but football coaches are kings, in Oklahoma or Singapore. I was still jet-lagged in 1982, when my buddy dragged me straight from Changi Airport to the Singapore American School’s football field. Even though an oilfield company had spent $250,000 sodding the field, the annual monsoon […]