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OU football notebook: Auston English says he's feeling good

JAKE TROTTER Modified: August 21, 2009 at 4:51 am •  Published: August 21, 2009
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Quarterback Sam Bradford didn’t participate in Thursday’s 90-play scrimmage so that freshmen Landry Jones and Drew Allen could take all the snaps; Bob Stoops said both Jones and Allen had their moments, but that neither outshined the other. ... Running back DeMarco Murray said he feels 100 percent and is back practicing with the team, though like fellow running back Chris Brown is not participating in any contact drills. ... Center Ben Habern, who’s been held out of some contact drills while dealing with an inflamed back, said he’s feeling better, but is still day-to-day; Habern, however, did say he believes he’ll be 100 percent well before the Sept. 5 opener with BYU.

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"You ever had the swine flu?" — Brigham Young running back Harvey Unga, suggesting that handling the pounding from Oklahoma’s defense couldn’t any be worse than dealing with swine flu; Unga endured the virus for almost two weeks in June, and as a result is being held out of contact drills this fall camp.