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A little Brody love

by Jenni Carlson Modified: April 18, 2013 at 2:40 pm •  Published: October 20, 2007

Got an e-mail from a reader this week who said Brody Eldridge isn’t getting near enough love.

Here’s some — the Oklahoma tight end is turning into a heck of a blocker.

At fullback. 

Eldridge has been lining up in the backfield more and more. A week ago, he led the way on three consecutive Chris Brown runs, the third of which was the touchdown that gave the Sooners the lead back against Missouri. And now today at Iowa State, he was in when the Sooners scored their first touchdown. Brown walked almost untouched into the end zone.

Eldridge may not get much glory, but here’s a little love.

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Jenni Carlson, a sports columnist at The Oklahoman since 1999, came by her love of sports honestly. She grew up in a sports-loving family in Kansas. Her dad coached baseball and did color commentary on the radio for the high school football...
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