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Spike Dykes

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Full name: William Taylor Dykes Born: March 14, 1938, Lubbock Head coach: Texas Tech, 14 seasons, 1986-99. 82-67-1 record. Seven bowls, 2-5. Lost 1995 Cotton Bowl. Consensus All-Americans coached: Four. Mark Bounds 1991, Byron Hanspard 1996, Montae Reagor 1998, Zach Thomas 1995. Awards: 1996 Big 12 coach of the year; Texas Sports Hall of Fame Family: Wife Sharon (died 2010); sons Rick and Sonny (former head coach at Louisiana Tech and California); daughter Bebe.

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