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Oklahoma senior safety Gabe Lynn named Big 12's Defensive Player of the Week

by Jason Kersey Published: September 9, 2013

NORMAN — Oklahoma senior safety Gabe Lynn was named the Big 12’s Defensive Player of the Week after his performance in the Sooners’ 16-7 win over West Virginia last weekend.

Lynn recorded three tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery in the win, which improved Oklahoma to 2-0 on the season and 1-0 in Big 12 play.

Both of Lynn’s turnovers came at critical moments in the game, on third-quarter drives after OU quarterback Trevor Knight had thrown interceptions.

Oklahoma State quarterback J.W. Walsh was the conference’s Offensive Player of the Week, and Kansas State’s Tramaine Thompson earned the special teams honor.


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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