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Heroes Who Rarely Get Recognition in College Football

Article By on 27th June, 2009

... their husbands.  Some are content to sit on the bench, stay in the background, and just go along for the ride. 

Others are dedicated partners who help their spouses bring players in and make them part of the family.

Mary Harmon Bryant was one of the jewels among sports wives, and it would be hard to imagine Paul "Bear" Bryant attaining all he did without her. 

She was the jewel of his eye and a surrogate mother to thousands of young men.  She visited with parents of potential recruits and assured their mothers that she would help look after them and won over many fence-sitting recruit.

Mary looked up those young men as her boys, too, and like a mother often times had to play the role of mediator b...

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