Oklahoma State football: All-time DFW team

HEART OF DALLAS BOWL — Berry Tramel breaks down the best Oklahoma State players to come from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
by Berry Tramel Published: December 23, 2012


DL Jamie Blatnick, Celina, 2008-11: All-Big 12 sack machine.

DL Ryan McBean, Euless Trinity, 2005-06: Junior-college transfer who now has played six NFL seasons.

DE Mike Woolridge, Cedar Hill, 1989-92: 1992 all-Big Eight pick.

DE Victor DeGrate, DeSoto, 2003-06: One of several excellent Cowboys from DeSoto.

LB: Dwayne Levels, Richardson, 1998-01: Strong leader who unfortunately played on four losing teams.

LB: Justin Gent, Irving MacArthur, 2007-10: Long-time potential fulfilled with strong senior season.

LB: James Spencer, Garland, 1980-83: Excellent Jimmy Johnson linebacker who was plagued by knee injuries.

DB Vernon Grant, DeSoto, 2002-04: Team leader and budding star who was killed in a car crash before his senior season.

DB Darrent Williams, Fort Worth Wyatt, 2001-04: Smallish cornerback who rose to star status, then made it in the NFL before he was tragically killed.

DB Jacob Lacey, Garland Namaan Forest, 2005-08: Still going strong in the NFL.

DB Rod Fisher, Dallas South Oak Cliff, 1980-83: Solid cornerback for Jimmy Johnson.

P Quinn Sharp, 2009-12, Mansfield Summit: all-American and a triple-threat foot – field goals, kickoffs and punts. Excellent at them all.

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...
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