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Super 30: Edmond North's Heath Newland has the scars to move him

Edmond North center Heath Newland hopes to make a return trip to the U.S. Army All-American event, this time as a bowl participant.
by Jason Kersey Published: July 7, 2012

But gone is one of the more talented senior classes in school history, which included two full-time starters on the offensive line and one occassional starter.

“There's no front that he hasn't seen,” Dombek said. “It's good to have an experienced guy up there that can tell the guys beside him what to expect.”

Newland is on a big camp tour this summer, hoping to pick up some scholarship offers along the way. He said he thinks New Mexico is probably the closest school to offering.

One goal of his is to return to San Antonio next January, this time as a U.S. Army All-American Bowl participant.

“Right now it's just a matter of time,” Newland said. “They are waiting and evaluating everyone.

“But that would be a great goal of mine, to be able to compete against those defensive linemen. What's fun about stuff like that is seeing all of what's out there.”

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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No. 15: Heath Newland

School: Edmond North

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 285

Position: Center

Offers: No Division I offers yet, but interest from schools including New Mexico and Tulsa.


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