September 5, 2007

Just Joshin': The Real McCoy

Just Joshin' is a commentary article written by 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 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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