Event Chairman: John Madden, Sequel Holdings
Honorary Chairman: Paul McTavish, President, Tom Thumb/Randall’s
Emcee: Scott Murray, Murray Media
Speaker: Barry Switzer, Former Oklahoma and Dallas Cowboys head coach
In its 19th year, Tom Thumb Breakfast With A Champion features a host of decorated athletes and prolific sports professionals, while raising money for March of Dimes and its mission to improve the health of babies. Former University of Oklahoma and Dallas Cowboys head coach, Barry Switzer, is this year’s speaker. Switzer compiled one of the highest winning percentages in collegiate football history from 1973-88 and is one of only two head coaches to win both a college national championship and a Super Bowl. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2002 and in ’04 received the Jim Thorpe Lifetime Achievement Award.
The event’s past lineup has included Troy Aikman, Johnny Bench, Chris Berman, Rolando Blackman, Rick Carlisle, Bob Costas, Mike Ditka, Tony Dorsett, Walt Garrison, Greg Gumbel, Derek Harper, Cliff Harris, Bo Jackson, Daryl Johnston, Tommy Lasorda, Donnie Nelson, Jay Novacek, Drew Pearson, Nolan Ryan, Don Shula, Roger Staubach, Pat Summerall, LaDainian Tomlinson, Dick Vermeil, Charlie Waters. Randy White and Rayfield Wright.
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