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OSU football notebook: Brandon Weeden impressed with OSU's new training facility

The Dallas Cowboys quarterback calls OSU’s new indoor digs “first class.”
by Berry Tramel Published: March 27, 2014

Former OSU star quarterback Brandon Weeden visited practice Thursday and was impressed with the Sherman E. Smith Training Facility.

“This is first class,” Weeden said. “I can’t imagine much being any better than this around the country. This is a first-class facility, everything about it. It’s obviously everything we need and we’ve needed it for a while. We’re fortunate to have a place this nice.”

Weeden has spent the last two seasons with the Cleveland Browns but recently signed with the Dallas Cowboys.

“I hadn’t been up here in a while,” Weeden said. “I had some friends in town who wanted to get out and play a little golf and I figured, ‘While I’m up here I might as well come watch them practice.’ It’s been kind of an unfortunate deal I haven’t been able to get up with my schedule. I wanted to see this indoor and see how things were going.”


OSU quarterback Daxx Garman hasn’t played football since 2009, at Jones High School. Garman moved to Texas and was ineligible as a senior at Southlake Carroll. Garman signed with Arizona and redshirted the 2011 season. He transferred to OSU and sat out the 2012 season. As a third-year sophomore in 2013, Garman was the Cowboys’ third-team quarterback but didn’t play.

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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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