2013 DT Bigelow surprised by OU offer 

November, 21, 2011
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Junior defensive tackle Kenny Bigelow (Bear, Del./Red Lion Christian) was in study hall when he was told there was a coach that wanted to talk to him on the phone.

That coach was Oklahoma defensive tackles coach Jackie Shipp, and just like that, Bigelow had an OU offer. He had letters from the Sooners before, but this call made it feel real to Bigelow and showed he wasn’t just a regional prospect.

The offer was a complete surprise to Bigelow, who is 6-foot-3 and 280 pounds and on the ESPNU 150 Watch List. He’s received numerous offers from teams on the east coast, but he said there is simply something different about getting an offer from the Sooners.

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