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
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K Uwe von Schamann, Fort Worth Eastern Hills, 1976-78: The best kicker in OU history also had the biggest kick, the 41-yard field goal that beat Ohio State in '77.

DEFENSE

DE Kevin Murphy, Richardson Berkner, 1981-85: All-American in '85, Big Eight defender of the year in '83.

DE Reggie Barnes, South Grand Prairie, 1989-92: All-Big Eight for Gary Gibbs in '91.

DT John Goodman, Richardson Berkner, 1976-79: Played five seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

DT Dusty Dvoracek, Lake Dallas, 2001-05: Tommie Harris' sidekick for three memorable defenses.

LB Joe Bowden, Mesquite North, 1989-91: Gary Gibbs' only all-American in six years as head coach.

LB Brian Bosworth, Irving MacArthur, 1984-86: Two-time Butkus Award winner.

LB Dante Jones, Dallas Skyline, 1984-87: Made all-American after Bosworth's departure.

DB Darrius Johnson, Terrell, 1992-95: Played five NFL seasons.

DB Rickey Dixon, Wilmer-Hutchins, 1984-87: 1987 Jim Thorpe Award winner.

DB Scott Hill, Hurst Bell: Excellent safety remembered most for his big hit on Tony Dorsett.

DB Bobby Boyd, Garland: Also a quarterback in the single-platoon days; had 57 NFL interceptions.

P Joe Don Looney, Fort Worth Paschal, 1962: Known for his running and his off-field antics, but an all-American punter in '62.

by Berry Tramel
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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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