American Heart Association Announces Finalists For Marathon Oil Corporation Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards

 American Heart Association Announces Finalists For Marathon Oil Corporation
                          Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2013

One coach will receive prestigious award for excellence on Wednesday, January

HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Heart
Association, an organization devoted to building healthier lives, free of
cardiovascular disease and stroke, announced today the 2013 Coach of the Year
finalists for the Marathon Oil Corporation Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards. The
2013 Coach of the Year finalists are David Bailiff (Rice), Art Briles
(Baylor), Mark Dantonio (Michigan State), Gus Malzahn (Auburn) and David Shaw


The 28^th annual event on Wednesday, January 15 in Houston, Texas will bring
together the nation's top performing college coaches and sports enthusiasts to
raise funds for heart disease in the name of Paul "Bear" Bryant. Marathon Oil
Corporation is again generously supporting the American Heart Association and
serving as the title sponsor of the event.

At the event, R.C. Slocum, one of the longest-serving and winningest football
coaches in Texas A&M history, will also be recognized with the 2014 Lifetime
Achievement Award at the event. The award recognizes excellence in coaching on
and off the field during a career, allowing recipients to take their place in
history alongside legends such as Paul "Bear" Bryant. Recent Lifetime
Achievement recipients include Barry Switzer, Vince Dooley, Bobby Bowden,
Hayden Fry and LaVell Edwards.

Funds raised benefit heart disease and stroke research, community education
and outreach programs of the American Heart Association. For more information
on the Bryant Awards, or to purchase tickets or a table for the event, visit
www.bryantawards.comor call 713-610-5000.

About American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is the nation's oldest and largest voluntary
health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Our
mission is to build healthier lives by preventing, treating and defeating
these diseases – America's No. 1 and No. 4 killers. We fund cutting-edge
research, conduct lifesaving public and professional educational programs, and
advocate to protect public health. To learn more or join us in helping all
Americans, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or visit

About Marathon Oil Corporation
Marathon Oil is an international exploration and production company. Based in
Houston, Texas, the Company had net proved reserves at the end of 2012 of 2
billion barrels of oil equivalent in North America, Europe and Africa. For
more information, please visit our website at

Media Contact:
Shelly Millwee
American Heart Association
713-610-5041 or

SOURCE American Heart Association
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