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Lydell Carr’s legend was born in Enid

100 YEARS OF OKLAHOMAN ALL-STATE FOOTBALL TEAMS — Lydell Carr ran for nearly 3,000 yards in his four years with the Sooners, but he was a legend at Enid High. Carr’s legacy was helped along when he helped Enid take down power Tulsa Washington in 1983.

BY RYAN ABER Staff Writer Published: November 18, 2012

When Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer was recruiting Enid running back Lydell Carr, Switzer asked Plainsmen coach Ron Lancaster if Carr was tough enough to play fullback as a freshman.

“I don’t know if any...
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