Sooners share memories of Austin Box

May, 27, 2011
5/27/11
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ENID, Okla. -- Friends, family and a pair of communities gathered at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Friday to say goodbye to Enid native and Oklahoma linebacker Austin Box.

Box, 22, died on May 19 in Oklahoma City after being found unresponsive at a friend's home in El Reno, just outside of Oklahoma City.

The church's parking lot was nearly full and dotted with news trucks 30 minutes before the service began for a person that "had an impact on a city like no other player I've ever seen," said Wade Burleson, a family friend and, for two decades, senior pastor of Emmanuel Baptist.

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