Detroit Lions with Oklahoma ties

by Michael Baldwin Published: November 21, 2012
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Six Oklahoma State and Oklahoma players are on the Detroit Lions roster. The three Oklahoma State players are veterans. The three OU players are rookies:

Ryan Broyles: Recently inserted into the starting lineup, Broyles has 15 receptions for 181 yards and two TDs.

Cory Hilliard: Offensive tackle has appeared in 37 NFL games, 32 with Lions but none this season.

Jacob Lacey: Signed to play nickel back, Lacey has 246 career tackles, 25 in his debut season with Lions.

Ronnell Lewis: Former OU defensive end, playing on special teams, has compiled two tackles.

Travis Lewis: Former OU linebacker, playing on special teams, has compiled four tackles.

Brandon Pettigrew: OSU product (46 receptions, 439 yards this season) is one of NFL's top tight ends.


by Michael Baldwin
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Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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