September 5, 2007

Just Joshin': The Real McCoy

Just Joshin' is a commentary article written by SoonerScoop.com associate editor Josh McCuistion. It's a lighthearted look at any topic possible relating to Oklahoma athletics.

With the feedback received from the Sam Bradford article I thought it'd be fun to take a Just Joshin' kind of look at each of Oklahoma's new starters and their journey to becoming Sooners. Who knows, maybe we can make it a tradition with each new year and inevitable new groups of starters?

Well this week, there is no other place for me to start but with one player that I must admit is among my all-time favorite people to get to know in this business, redshirt freshman defensive tackle Gerald McCoy.

I've told the story before, but with SoonerScoop.com growing exponentially in the past few years, I must share the tale of the first time I ever saw McCoy again.

Today Gerald stands as a 6-foot-4, 289-pound human wall, but that wasn't always the case.

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