Paul Bear Bryant was born in Arkansas in 1913. In played football at the University of Alabama 41 Rose Bowl in 1935. After graduating from the University He stayed on as an assistant coach. He later became head coach at the University of Kentucky and then Texas A&M. Paul Bear Bryant eventually returns to the University of Alabama as head coach. Bryant coached Alabama to six national championships. He was named college football coach of the year in 1961, 1971 and 1973.