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2014-09-18 16:26:16

HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association's 29(th) annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards presented by Marathon Oil Corporation, announced today that Jimmy Johnson, one of the most respected and accomplished football coaches in NCAA and NFL history, will be named the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented to Johnson at the event on Jan. 14, 2015 in Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147119...

2011-01-18 22:58:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Heart Association and Marathon Oil Corporation proudly announce Coach Gene Chizik with Auburn University as the 2010 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/AHABEARLOGO ) Selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, Chizik accepted the trophy during a live announcement at an awards dinner in Houston, which benefited the American Heart Association. The award honors...

2010-12-15 13:58:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the words of the famed late great University of Alabama Crimson Tide football coach, Paul "Bear" Bryant, "It's still a coach's game. Make no mistake. You start at the top. If you don't have a good one at the top, you don't have a cut dog's chance. If you do, the rest falls into place." American Heart Association and Marathon Oil proudly recognize the men who have stood behind Bryant's theory by announcing the extraordinary college...

2010-10-29 10:37:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards committee of the American Heart Association selected its Bryant Watch List for the 2011 College Football Coach of the Year. The selection committee consists of current and past event chairmen, Bryant family representatives, Houston sports analysts, and former collegiate players and coaches. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/AHABEARLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101025/AHABEARLOGO)...

2010-10-25 16:17:00

American Heart Association Honors Legendary Florida State College Football Coach at 25th Annual Awards Ceremony on Jan. 18, 2011 HOUSTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Heart Association announced today former Florida State Football Head Coach Bobby Bowden will be named recipient of the 2011 Paul "Bear" Bryant Lifetime Achievement Award. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/DC88249) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101025/DC88249) (Logo:...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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