OU Hero Briscoe Leaves Behind Passable Career

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Abstract/Description: It's hard to determine whether the headline was intended as a pun, a massive understatement, or both, but Marlin Briscoe's "passable career" in OU football came to an end with the 1967 season. He held 21 records at OU. Briscoe finished strong with his final game at OU, "scrambling the best he has scrambled all season" and was acknowledged as "perhaps the greatest athlete ever to play here.
Subject(s): Briscoe, Marlin, 1945-
Tag: African Americans
Tag: Alumni
Tag: Athletics
Tag: Football
Tag: Marlin Briscoe
Tag: Municipal University of Omaha
Date Created: 1967-11-22

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