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Fri Oct 19 10:08am EDT

This, That, & the Other

Today's daily dose of random is brought to you by the number 274, the letter T, and a handlebar mustache

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Close Call of the Day

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Daily Dose of Random

Size 24 shoes are made for big men. Really big men.

Fried chicken is serious business in Zimbabwe. Assault worthy, in fact.

I'd have probably crashed too if my mom caught me pulling a grand theft auto at 13.

It was only a matter of time until someone tried to, likely unsuccessfully, be the Caped Crusader in real life.

Today in RRS History

2011- Tech linebacker Daniel Cobb said that the Red Raiders could stop, and beat, OU.

2010- Lakeview Centennial shooting guard Toddrick Gotcher said that he was officially shutting down his recruitment.

2009- JUCO forward Paul Cooper decided to commit to the Red Raiders after taking an official visit to UCF.

University & Broadway

The Tech O-line will have their hands full with TCU's speed rush. (Kosmider/Avalanche-Journal)

Focus is vital after last weekend's huge upset win over the Mountaineers. (DuPont/Daily Toreador)

The Other Nine

Mike Gundy will keep Iowa State guessing as to who will be his starting QB until Saturday.  (Tramel/The Oklahoman)

Texas punter and Duke transfer Alex King is reminded of his late father on the field. (Davis/American-Statesman)

Bob Stoops' call in show is no longer allowing fans to call in. (Kersey, Kuzydym/The Oklahoman)

The quarterback matchup of Klein-Smith makes the K-State West Virginia game great TV. (Robinett/Kansas City Star)

Kansas may be terrible, but tailback James Sims is still running hard. (Dodd/Kansas City Star)

West Virginia wants to make Collin Klein throw the ball this weekend. (McGill/Daily Mail)

Daily Notables

...Heavyweight boxing legend Evander Holyfield turns 50 years old today. ...Texas Rangers veteran and utility man Michael Young turns 36 today. ...Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista turns 32. ...South African professional golfer Louis Oosthuizen is 30. ...In 1781, British Commander Lord Cornwallis surrendered to American general George Washington. ...In 1917, Love Field opened its runways in Dallas. ...In 2005, Saddam Hussein went on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity. ...President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.

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