Paul "Bear" Bryant received a modest welcome outside Alumni  Gym when he was hired as the Kentucky football coach in 1946. Bryant wore a cardboard "hoss shoe" around his neck as he pledged to keep horse collars from following UK's name on scoreboards.
Paul "Bear" Bryant received a modest welcome outside Alumni Gym when he was hired as the Kentucky football coach in 1946. Bryant wore a cardboard "hoss shoe" around his neck as he pledged to keep horse collars from following UK's name on scoreboards. Herald-Leader
Paul "Bear" Bryant received a modest welcome outside Alumni Gym when he was hired as the Kentucky football coach in 1946. Bryant wore a cardboard "hoss shoe" around his neck as he pledged to keep horse collars from following UK's name on scoreboards. Herald-Leader

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