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Nebraska head coach Bob devaney (left) poses with Oklahoma head coach Chuck Fairbanks Nov. 24, 1971, in Norman. Fairbanks, who coached Heisman Trophy winner Steve Owens at Oklahoma and spent six seasons as coach of the New England Patriots, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, in Scottsdale, Ariz., after battling brain cancer, the University of Oklahoma said in a news release. He was 79. (AP Photo/File)