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Big 12 morning links: Harris' resolve told in inspiring story

September, 10, 2008
9/10/08
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Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin 

Oklahoma S Nic Harris has faced a long road to playing college football.

John Hoover of the Tulsa World tells a riveting story about Harris' determination to succeed, despite being shuttled among family members throughout his childhood.

That resolve has helped him bounce back from early struggles in his college career into one of the nation's top defensive backs. His memories about the Oregon game two years ago -- still fresh because of the Sooners' trip to the Pacific Northwest this week -- show how far he has come.

It's a terrific story that I can't recommend more highly. Spend some time reading it.  

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