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State college football player of the week: Joshua Birmingham, Central Oklahoma

The former Luther High School star runs for 272 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries; adds 83-yard kickoff return for TD.
by Scott Munn Published: October 29, 2012
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*Did you know? Birmingham, an All-State selection out of Luther High School, originally signed with Wyoming. He transferred to UCO so he could play with older brother Ben Birmingham. ... He leads the Bronchos this season in rushing yards (878), touchdowns (12), kickoff return yards (359) and scoring (78 points). ... Nickname is Juice.

*Go watch: Birmingham next plays 2 p.m. Saturday, when UCO hosts Southwest Baptist (Mo.) at Wantland Stadium in Edmond.

*2012 Players of the Week: Sept. 4, Terrance Dixon, RB, Northeastern State; Sept. 11, Armonty Bryant, DE, East Central; Sept. 18, Gerald Howse, RB, Northeastern A&M; Sept. 25, Michael Hicks, LB, Southern Nazarene; Oct. 2, Jercolby Bradley, QB, Southeastern State; Oct. 9, Spencer Bond, QB, East Central; Oct. 16, Dylan Terry, QB, Southern Nazarene

BY SCOTT MUNN

by Scott Munn
Sports Assistant Editor
Scott Munn joined The Oklahoman/Oklahoma City Times sports staffs in October 1982. He spent a year as a formcharter, three years on the desk and 16 as a reporter. Scott has spent the last nine years as an evening assistant sports editor. Scott's...
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