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OU commit Ty Darlington works hard in the classroom as well as on the field

by Ryan Aber Modified: April 18, 2013 at 4:39 pm •  Published: August 14, 2011

BY RYAN ABER
raber@opubco.com

OU commit Ty Darlington, a center from Apopka, Fla., was named the top player on the latest update of the Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida Super 60 list:

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/recruiting/os-recruiting-ty-darlington-top-prospect-2012-0814,0,4940284.story

 

Darlington, who committed to the Sooners in June, isn’t only a standout on the field but in the classroom as well.

The last time he got a B in a class was in elementary school and he’s got a chance to be the valedictorian of his class.

His dad, Rick, is his high school coach and his mom, Shelly, was an OU cheerleader in the 1980s.

With Ben Habern entering his junior season at center, having started 24 games there over the last two years, Darlington figures to have another year to develop after arriving in Norman.

by Ryan Aber
Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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