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Landry Jones keeps new tradition alive

Junior from New Mexico is latest in line of Heisman-caliber passers at Oklahoma

Updated: October 5, 2011, 12:14 AM ET
By Jeff Miller | Special to ESPNDallas.com

We needlessly feared Y2K would cripple our computers and cause global chaos. It did drastically transform University of Oklahoma quarterbacks into passing machines.

With the hiring of Bob Stoops as coach in 1999, the school that won three national championships in the 1970s and '80s rarely passing out of the wishbone has aired it out.

OU quarterbacks are now Heisman Trophy candidates more often than not, including current junior Landry Jones. He heads into Saturday's battle of unbeatens ...

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