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OU defending its home turf from UT

After state's top recruits in '09 and '10 went to Texas, Sooners put emphasis on locals

Updated: October 5, 2011, 10:46 AM ET
By Bob Przybylo | SoonerNation
NORMAN, Okla. -- Minutes after Texas freshman Josh Turner returned a blocked punt for his first career touchdown in last Saturday's win at Iowa State, his Facebook profile was bombarded with congratulatory messages from friends and family in the Oklahoma City area.

Most of the messages talked about how it won't be his last touchdown and how it's the start of a great career. A couple, though, said what a lot of Oklahoma fans were thinking when they heard Turner was going to be a Longhorn.

Bob Przybylo | email

Reporter, RecruitingNation

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