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WR Justin Brown Officially a Sooner
OU Head Coach Bob Stoops announced Tuesday wide receiver Justin Brown as the newest member of the Sooners football team. Brown transferred from Penn State under a special waiver from the NCAA following the Jerry Sandusky scandal. That waiver allowed players from Penn State to transfer to another university and play immediately.
Brown spent three-seasons at Penn State. He played in 30-games, collecting 73-receptions for 1,047 yards with three touchdowns.
are excited that Justin wants to finish his college career here at OU,”
Stoops said. “Justin started 11 games last season and was a productive
performer on offense and special teams. We are confident that he can
quickly integrate with our team. We’re looking forward to the
experience and maturity he will add to our receiving corps.”
Posted: Tuesday, August 7 2012, 01:15 PM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Teen in devastated Okla. town handing out hugs
May 25, 2013 02:26 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- The people of the Oklahoma town where a deadly tornado struck could use just about everything -- cleaning supplies, food, water, shelter.
Thirteen-year-old Halle Carr thought residents of her hometown could also use a hug after the twister Monday that killed 24 people in Moore.
Halle has been standing on a corner with a white sign that reads: "Need a hug? I am here!" And people are taking her up on the offer.
On Friday, people in work trucks, cars and vans loaded with belongings rolled down their windows and reached out their arms to the girl. Some shouted words of encouragement.
Halle said it makes her feel good to spread a little cheer. She said she'll come out every day, as long as she thinks she's needed.
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