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Eight-minute history lesson: Bama's pivotal switch to the wishbone

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Few decisions in Alabama history loom larger than Coach Bryant's gutsy move in the summer of 1971 to abandon the drop-back passing game and install the wishbone. Direct from Crimson Replay's archives, hear Coach Bryant, USC's John McKay, Texas' Darrell Royal and Mal Moore talk about this crucial event, which sparked the winningest decade in SEC history.

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