November 9, 2006

Star commit fights off injury

The Sooners have been showing that old tough defense as of late. So it comes as no surprise that their top commit, Austin Box, has been playing tough as well. In the case of Box it hasn't been about smashmouth football so much as playing through some serious pain.

The 6-foot-3, 215-pound Box is now ranked as the No.51 player in the country in the latest Rivals100. However he has had to toughen up and play despite dislocating his elbow a few weeks ago. While he says his elbow isn't fully healed, it hasn't kept him off the field.

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