October 13, 2008
Ikard doesn't hide things in Dallas
Of all the recruits at Oklahoma's 45-35 loss to Texas in the Cotton Bowl on Saturday few were more emotionally invested than Oklahoma City Bishop McGuinness three-star tight end Gabe Ikard. The 6-foot-4, 246-pound Ikard comes from a family of lifelong Sooners and with the back and forth nature of the game he has no reason to hide his actions during the game.
"I was definitely openly rooting for Oklahoma, I was wearing the Crimson," Ikard recalled. "We were definitely OU fans there, I may be a recruit but I'm still an OU fan no matter what."
Like many fans the big man took it to heart when the Sooners came up a bit short of their hated rivals from Austin. However, he was able to enjoy the game for the spectacle that it was.
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