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'Voice of the Sooners' Bob Barry Sr. dies

Updated: October 30, 2011, 10:12 PM ET
By Jake Trotter | SoonerNation

Bob Barry Sr., the longtime radio voice of Oklahoma football who was handpicked by coach Bud Wilkinson, died Sunday. He was 80.

"Bob Barry represented the best of the Sooner spirit," OU president David Boren said in a statement Sunday. "With his contagious enthusiasm, he was one of the best sports broadcast journalists in the entire nation. He was loved by Oklahomans all across our entire state and will be missed by all of us."

The "Voice of the Sooners" from 1961-1972, then ...

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