Monday, August 10, 2009

OU's Franks Named to Thorpe Watch List

Dominique Franks named to Jim Thorpe Award watch list: Oklahoma's Dominique Franks and Oklahoma State's Perrish Cox are among 31 players listed on the preseason watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award, which is presented annually to the nation's top college defensive back. Franks is a junior cornerback from Union High School. He scored two touchdowns last season, one on a fumble return and one on an interception return. (Tulsa World) Note: Three Sooners have previously won the Thorpe Award ('87 Ricky Dixon, '01 Roy Williams and '03 Derrick Strait).

Previous OU Jim Thorpe Award Winners
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