Barry Switzer’s son receiving treatment for West Nile

Former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer’s son, Doug, has been diagnosed with West Nile virus and is receiving treatment in Norman, Okla.

Doug Switzer became ill two weeks ago and has been in a Norman hospital ICU since Oct. 13, according to his pot on

Caringbridge is a non-profit organization which allows family members to post updates on a patient’s condition throughout treatment. 

Switzer is expected to be in ICU for another two weeks, according to the post. 


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