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OU’s Joe Mixon drafted into the NFL by Bengals in 2nd round

Amid many reports and beliefs that former Oklahoma Sooner running back Joe Mixon would not go high or even be drafted into the National Football League, the wait is over as he was chosen in Round Two tonight by the Cincinnati Bengals .  Mixon, with baggage of smashing the face of a women during his first year on the campus in Norman, played with OU for two productive seasons and is expected to be a force in the NFL as a feature back.  Besides being a top-notch runner, Mixon has outstanding pass catching skills that give notice that the speedy and large back has a great chance to be a star at the next level.  Only time will tell but from this writers perspective, the Bengals  have drafted a game changer that will make a significant mark as an offensive player.

About Fred Pahlke

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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