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by Ivan Maisel

Oklahoma Athletics

#34
SOONER OR LATER

Norman, Okla. | Oct. 19, 1985

A sophomore quarterback at No. 3 Oklahoma rolled right, threw deep and got hit so hard that he suffered a broken ankle. A big deal? Yes. Sooners coach Barry Switzer put freshman Jamelle Holieway in charge of the wishbone, Oklahoma won eight straight games and Switzer's third national title. The guy with the broken ankle? Troy Aikman transferred to UCLA and became the No. 1 pick in the 1989 NFL draft.