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Bear Bryant

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Hidden : 02/06/2012
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   not chosen (not chosen)

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Geocache Description:

A fun run of bear caches along Bear Creek Rd....what kind of bear (cache) will you find? And how many are you looking for? Bring your own pen and if log starts getting full, please replace as needed as lots of fellow geocachers will power cache this road.

The cache is not at the posted coordinates. You must first learn about this bear to locate the cache.

Paul William "Bear" Bryant was an American college football player and coach. He was best known as the longtime head coach of the University of Alabama football team. During his 25-year tenure as Alabama's head coach, he amassed six national championships and thirteen conference championships. Upon his retirement in 1982, he held the record for most wins as head coach in collegiate football history with 323 wins, a record broken by John Gagliardi in 1996. Bryant's mark has since also been surpassed by his longtime friend Joe Paterno, by Eddie Robinson, and by Bobby Bowden. At the University of Alabama, the Paul W. Bryant Museum, Paul W. Bryant Hall, Paul W. Bryant Drive and Bryant–Denny Stadium are all named in his honor. He was also known for his trademark black and white houndstooth or gingham hat, deep voice, casually leaning up against the goal post during pre-game warmups, and frequently holding his rolled-up game plan while on the sidelines.

N 37° 56.ABC

A = Paul Bryant was the 11th of 1(A) children were born to William Monroe and Ida Kilgore Bryant.

B = Bryant playing offensive line and defensive end, won the 193(B) Arkansas state football championship.

C = Bear Bryant was born on September 1(C).

W 122° 10.DEF

D = His overall head coaching record was 323–(D)5–17 .

E = In his 38 seasons as a head coach, Bryant had 3(E) winning seasons.

F = After the 1982 season, Bryant, who had turned 6(F) that September, decided to retire.

Checksum for A-F is twenty seven.

As always, enjoy.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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