Oklahoma football: A look at what state Sooner quarterbacks hail from

We've divided the Sooners' 55 starting quarterbacks since 1946 — the first OU's offense included a defined “quarterback” position — by their home states.
by Jason Kersey Published: August 25, 2013
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NORMAN — When Oklahoma opens its 2013 season next Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe, redshirt freshman Trevor Knight will become the Sooners' 16th starting quarterback from the state of Texas since 1946.

With the help of OU football historian Mike Brooks, we've divided the Sooners' 55 starting quarterbacks since that year — the first OU's offense included a defined “quarterback” position — by their home states.

Oklahoma (29): Dave Wallace (Oklahoma City); Darrell Royal (Hollis); Claude Arnold (Okmulgee); Eddie Crowder (Muskogee); Gene Calame (Sulphur); Carl Dodd (Norman); David Baker (Bartlesville); Bob Cornell (Oklahoma City); Bill Van Burkleo (Tulsa); Mike Ringer (Pauls Valley); John Hammond (Tulsa); Gene Cagle (Lawton); Jim Burgar (Lindsay); Bobby Warmack (Ada); Steve Davis (Sallisaw); Dean Blevins (Norman); J.C. Watts (Eufaula); Kelly Phelps (Oklahoma City); Troy Aikman (Henryetta); Charles Thompson (Lawton); Chris Melson (Ada); Tink Collins (Ponca City); Cale Gundy (Midwest City); Garrick McGee (Tulsa); Justin Fuente (Tulsa); Brandon Daniels (Ada); Patrick Fletcher (Norman); Jason White (Tuttle); Sam Bradford (Oklahoma City)


by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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