Inductee Details

Eddie Buzzell

Graduation Year: 1967
Induction Class of 1997
Sports: Football
Eddie Buzzell
Buzzell earned four letters in football (1962-65) for the Braves.

Buzzell was a First Team NAIA All-American selection in 1965 and a two-time All-District 10 selection. He was three-times named to the All-KCAC teams, earning First Team honors at quarterback in 1964 and 1965. In his four years at OU the Braves had a record of 34-4, won two straight KCAC Championships with an undefeated season in 1965 (9-0), and led the Braves to a no. 5 ranking in the NAIA National Poll.

Buzzell not only put his named in the OU record book but in the NAIA record book as well. He is ranked first in the NAIA in highest percentage for a touchdown (11.1%).  Buzzell is tied for first in the OU record book in career touchdowns by a non-quarterback (77), first in touchdown passes in a single game (8 vs. Sterling College), tied for second in touchdown passes in a single season (31 in 1965), first in career touchdown passes (72), third in career attempts (650), third in career completions (336), tied for fourth in passing yards in a single game (437 vs. Sterling College), and second in career passing yards (5,606).

He was drafted in the 18th round in 1966 by the NFL’s Houston Oilers. He also played in the Canadian Football League for the Montreal Alouetes.