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Joe Mixon back for one more year for Sooners? Looks like it.

Oct 15, 2016; Norman, OK, USA; Oklahoma Sooners running back Joe Mixon (25) runs for a touchdown against the Kansas State Wildcats during the first quarter at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports


It is being reported by various news sources that Oklahoma Sooner running back Joe Mixon (that’s M I X O N), is going to forgo a step to the National Football League and is returning to school to play in the 2017 football season.  Mixon will be a junior for OU.  Many suspect his return gives the NFL time to digest the violent knockout of a women back in 2014.  Mixon joins Baker Mayfield among others giving the Sooners a potent offense for next season.  Currently only Samaje Perine, OU’s other dominate running back, has not made public his decision to return or try the NFL draft this spring.

Below from:  https://rufwriters.com/2016/12/22/breaking-joe-mixon-return-2017/


Mixon had 2,126 all-purpose yards in the 2016 regular season, including 15 touchdowns. An additional year at Oklahoma will likely improve his draft stock, should he remain out of trouble. It is also important to note that Mixon still has a pending civil suit against him, a status conference is scheduled for February 7th. Most would assume it is in his best interest get the case over with before entering the draft. Mixon will be among the top running back prospects in the 2018 NFL Draft along with Saquon Barkley, Royce Freeman, and Nick Chubb.



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Fred Pahlke, an Oklahoma native has viewed over 10,000 sporting events in his 65 years. A season ticket holder of the Oklahoma City Thunder, former season tickect holder for the Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma City University Chiefs/Stars, he is an expert in both professional and college basketball and football. A high school athlete at Classen High School in basketball and tennis, he played amateur tennis after high school in the Missouri Valley Tennis Association. A graduate of Oklahoma City University, he taught in the public schools for 6 years before becoming a building administrator in the Oklahoma City Public Schools for 31 years, 28 as the Principal of various schools in the district. He has guided various high school and college athletes in his time as an educator and coach. Fredsportsextra has recorded 101, 410 article views in its first ten months, from August 2015 through May 2016.

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