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Barry Switzer

Reverse Racism at Oklahoma

I Wouldn't Recruit WHITE QBs

2/27/2014 12:16 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Legendary football coach Barry Switzer just admitted he had a racist mentality when he coached the Oklahoma Sooners ... but it's not what you think ... the guy says he refused to recruit certain WHITE players.

Switzer appeared "The 8-1-1" radio show on WNSR in Nashville, TN this morning ... and said, "I've always said I'd never recruit a white quarterback."

"I said the only way I'd ever recruit a white quarterback to play for me ... his mom and daddy would have to both be black."

Swizter says he believed black quarterbacks like Jamelle Holieway, J.C. Watts and Thomas Lott were better runners and ball-carriers ... and therefore fit better in his wishbone offense.

There does seem to be one exception ... Switzer recruited Troy Aikman ... and last we checked, dude was pretty white.
 

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