September 5, 2006
Box gets first win of new competition
With eight commitments on seven different teams, the future Sooners had a winning record in week one of the high school football season. However, as Phil Loadholt and Mike Reed come off their first losses of the season, for Reed in his season opener, it seems that Sooner commitments on the whole broke about even for their time.
Of course there isn't anywhere else to start than with Oklahoma's most highly regarded recruit, as well as it's newest commitment.
Both just happen to reside in Enid, Oklahoma for Tom Cobble's Plainsmen. While Kody Cooke was undoubtedly protecting Enid's prize possession, Austin Box, it was the senior Do-it-All man that had the big night for the Plainsmen.
The 6-foot-3, 215-pound future Sooner linebacker had 317 yards of total offense and contributed to four Enid touchdowns in a season-opening 35-14 win over Bartlesville.
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