WATCH: 1983 Bedlam field goal changed Tim Lashar’s life

WATCH: 1983 Bedlam field goal changed Tim Lashar’s life

The Berry Tramel Show: Tim Lashar talks about the 46-yard field goal that beat OSU and made him an all-time Bedlam hero.

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

| Nov 2, 2023, 9:00am CDT

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

Nov 2, 2023, 9:00am CDT

Tim Lashar was an obscure freshman kicker before Oct. 17, 1983, but soon enough he became an all-time Bedlam hero, with a crazy onside kick and a 46-yard field goal that still reverbates through OU football history. As Bedlam football nears an end, Lashar joins the Berry Tramel Show to discuss what that kick meant to him, how it changed his life and how much he’ll miss a series that has had such an impact on his life.

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Berry Tramel is a 45-year veteran of Oklahoma journalism, having spent 13 years at the Norman Transcript and 32 years at The Oklahoman. He has been named Oklahoma Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. Born and raised in Norman, Tramel grew up reading four newspapers a day and began his career at age 17. His first assignment was the Lexington-Elmore City high school football game, and he’s enjoyed the journey ever since, having covered NBA Finals and Rose Bowls and everything in between. Tramel and his wife, Tricia, were married in 1980 and live in Norman near their daughter, son-in-law and three granddaughters. Tramel can be reached at 405-760-8080 or at [email protected].

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