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All-State football: Breaking down the first-team offense

A look at the offensive standouts on The Oklahoman's 2013 All-State team.
by Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh and Trent Shadid and Chris Brannick Published: January 5, 2014

Cameron Batson, Millwood

Senior quarterback

College choice: Committed to Texas Tech

This season: A three-year starter at wide receiver, Batson shifted to quarterback for his senior season and threw for more than 2,000 yards while rushing for more than 1,000 and leading the Falcons to their first state finals appearance since 2006.

Offensive Player of the Year

Landon Nault, Kingfisher

Senior running back

College choice: Sam Houston State, Ohio, Penn, Emporia State and several in-state schools.

This season: A Wendy's High School Heisman national finalist, Nault finished with 2,304 rushing yards and 45 touchdowns in leading Kingfisher to the Class 3A state championship. For his career, Nault had 8,255 combined rushing and receiving yards with 132 total touchdowns.

Braden Stringer, Blanchard

Senior running back

College choice: Recruited by UCO, OBU and Lindenwood

This season: With a combination of power and speed, Stringer led the Lions to a state runner-up finish in Class 3A with 3,202 rushing yards, 228 yards per game, and 44 touchdowns. He finished his career with 5,297 yards on the ground.


Michael Warren, Lawton

Senior running back

College choice: Recruited by Oklahoma, New Mexico, Southern Mississippi, Toledo, Tulsa, Washington State, South Dakota and Campbell

This season: After spending 2012 near the bottom of the depth chart, Warren set multiple school records en route to 2,512 yards and 26 touchdowns. His best performance came against Edmond Santa Fe, when he broke his own single-game record with 358 yards on 26 carries.

Nick Basquine, Norman North

Senior wide receiver

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by Scott Wright
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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by Jacob Unruh
Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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by Trent Shadid
Copy Editor
Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High...
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by Chris Brannick
Copy Editor, OKC Energy FC Reporter
Chris Brannick is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma, where he served as Sports Editor of The Vista, UCO's student newspaper. Originally from Utica, N.Y., he graduated from Sallisaw High School in 2003.
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