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Oklahoma football: All-time DFW team

COTTON BOWL — Berry Tramel breaks down the best Oklahoma Sooners to come from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
by Berry Tramel Published: December 23, 2012


WR Mark Clayton, Arlington Sam Houston, 2001-04: OU's all-time leading receiver until Ryan Broyles came along.

WR Steve Rhodes, Dallas Spruce, 1976-80: Big-play wishbone flanker.

OL Byron Searcy, Fort Worth Arlington Heights, 1955-57: Starter on Bud Wilkinson's great 1957 team.

OL Terry Crouch, Dallas Skyline, 1979-81: Two-time all-American under Barry Switzer.

C Ben Habern, Argyle Liberty Christian, 2009-11: Three-year whose career ended prematurely with a neck injury.

OL J.D. Roberts, Dallas Jesuit, 1951-53: Outland Trophy winner as a senior.

OL Milton Overton, Fort Worth Dunbar, 1992-95: Three-year starter in the dark-aged ‘90s.

TE Joe Jon Finley, Arlington, 2004-07: 62 career catches, 10 touchdowns.

QB Jimmy Harris, Terrell, 1954-56: 25-0 as the Sooner quarterback.

RB Earl Johnson, Dallas Jefferson, 1983-86: 200-yard games three years apart – 259 vs. Colorado in '83, 203 vs. Kansas in '86.

RB Horace Ivory, Fort Worth Nolan Catholic, 1975-76: 37-yard TD run won the 1975 Texas game.

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by Berry Tramel
Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...
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