Chuck Fairbanks http://kgou.org en VIDEO: Oklahoma Sports, Entertainment Suffered Losses In 2013 http://kgou.org/post/video-oklahoma-sports-entertainment-suffered-losses-2013 <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The football coach who installed the wishbone at the University of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>, a former OU quarterback, an&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;State basketball legend and one of America's first great ballerinas were among those with ties to&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;who died during 2013.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://kgou.org/post/chuck-fairbanks-wishbone-tremendous-gamble-two-decades-results">Chuck Fairbanks installed the wishbone</a> in 1970 and the offense helped OU to national titles in 1974 and 1975 after Fairbanks left for the NFL. Fairbanks died in April at age 79.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 15:03:09 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 20196 at http://kgou.org VIDEO: Oklahoma Sports, Entertainment Suffered Losses In 2013 For Chuck Fairbanks, Wishbone a "Tremendous Gamble" With Two Decades of Results http://kgou.org/post/chuck-fairbanks-wishbone-tremendous-gamble-two-decades-results <p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-family: OpenSansRegular; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Former University of Oklahoma football coach Chuck Fairbanks, who led the Sooners for six seasons during the resurgent 1970's, coaching a Heisman Trophy winner and installing the legendary Wishbone offense, has died after battling brain cancer. He was 79.</span></p><p>"It was a big gamble, a tremendous gamble," Fairbanks told author J. Brent Clark about installing the Wishbone three games into the 1970 season. "I wouldn't advise anyone to do it." Tue, 02 Apr 2013 22:13:34 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 3092 at http://kgou.org For Chuck Fairbanks, Wishbone a "Tremendous Gamble" With Two Decades of Results