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Like father, like son

Barry Sanders's keeping his options open, including dad's alma mater, Oklahoma St.

Originally Published: March 10, 2011
By Jamie Newberg | ESPN Recruiting

The name is the first thing you notice. But make no mistake about it: Oklahoma City (Okla.) Heritage Hall RB Barry Sanders's game stands on its own.

His dad is NFL Hall of Famer Barry Sanders, who rushed for 15,269 yards in 10 seasons and ranks third in rushing yards in NFL history, trailing only Emmitt Smith and Walter Payton. The younger Sanders, though, is living up to the high standards of his dad.

"He's a special player and he's not even close to reaching his full potential," ...

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