February 2, 2011

Alex Ross: SoonerScoop.com Junior of the Year

When it comes to calling role of the elite programs around the Big 12 area, and even the country, Jenks, Okla. may not be quite at the head of the class but as Bum Phillips used to say 'it doesn't take long to call roll'.

So it may come as a surprise to many that through the many years of SoonerScoop.com selecting it's Oklahoma 'Junior of the Year' there has never been a Trojan to take home the title. Brothers Gabe Lynn and Phillip Dillard were both nearly selected as were other Trojan greats like Tony Gillespie, Jason Carter, and Brian Pickryl.

So many names that were highly publicized long before their recruitment truly began fell just short of the honor but the player that finally ended the drought is one that came from seemingly nowhere.

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