Herb Miller won’t soon forget the time Florida Atlantic defensive coordinator Tony Pecoraro told him to blitz Kyler Murray.


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Ouachita Baptist running back Brockton Brown rushed for 64 and scored three touchdowns, and the host Tigers limited the East Central offense to 105 yards in a 42-0 victory Saturday night inside Cliff Harris Stadium.

Evaluation is difficult after an unconventional 28-21 overtime victory over Army, considering the Black Knights’ triple-option offense is an anomaly the Sooners won’t face again until the two teams play again in 2020.

The highly anticipated showdown between Ada and district contender Coweta lived up to its billing for a quarter. The Cougars scored on the first play of the second period to grab a 7-6 lead, but the host Tigers scored 30 unanswered points to end the game and claw past the Cougars 36-7.

Austin Lambert fired four touchdown passes to Auston Crank and Blade Horton ran for 103 yards on 24 carries and scored a TD as the Coalgate Wildcats remained unbeaten with a 34-28 decision over host Dickson in Week 4.

Nolan Feazle had a perfect game going against Crowder in the first round of the Class A District Tournament at Stokes Field, but he had to settle for a one-hit shutout in Byng’s 5-0 win over the Demons.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

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It’s difficult to find a bright spot on an Oklahoma State defense that gave up over 621 yards and 41 points in its Big 12 opener against Texas Tech on Saturday night. However, if there was one of any sort, freshman safety Jarrick Bernard was a decent candidate.

For a young family of five, life was good, by some standards even great. That is until 2010 when life took an abrupt turn.

Having had a week to digest the investigative report released by Ohio State University on head coach Urban Meyer has not done anything to temper the initial impression that the fix was in from the start. There was no way OSU was going to fire Meyer short of his committing a felony, and even then that would have been questionable.

As the final minutes ticked away in the sudden-victory period of Sunday’s match between Oklahoma State and Florida, both the Gators and Cowgirls gave one last push in hopes of avoiding a scoreless tie.

Oklahoma Sooners

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Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley called running back Trey Sermon the team’s primary running back last week, but also hinted that Marcelias Sutton, T.J. Pledger or Kennedy Brooks would have opportunities to seize the job with quality performances.

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Kenneth Murray had more than two dozen tackles, with two major records already in hand. An Oklahoma defense that had been on the field for 44 minutes and 41 seconds of game clock was starting to feel the effects.


The New York Knicks have agreed to a trade that would send 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and the Chicago Bulls’ 2018 second-round pick to complete the deal.