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Oklahoma Sooners Football Hot Links: Spencer Rattler with the trick throws, OU basketball at Texas, and more!

Spencer Rattler puts in plenty of work, but he also enjoys himself.

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Happy Hump Day, friends and fans!

Oklahoma Sooners QB Spencer Rattler has shown the ability to make all the conventional throws on a football field, but lately — in a manner similar to Patrick Mahomes — he’s putting his unique talent for making some rather incredible passes on display. The no-look pass? Yep, he’s perfected it.

Now check out this behind-the-back toss dropped right on the money.

It’s trick throws like this that help show Rattler’s personality on and off the field. There’s no question he’s as talented as they come, but he’s also not afraid to have fun in a day and age it’s easy to lose that side of the game.

Year of the Rattler is off to a fun start! Can’t wait to see what he does next.

Now onto today’s Hot Links! Landry Jones suffers a setback, Hollywood Brown plays in the snow, Tom Brady’s not done yet and more!

OU Links

  • Tonight, Lon Kruger and his crew will attempt to go 2-0 to start Big 12 play, but in order to do so, Oklahoma will have to steal a road win against its Red River enemy — Texas. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. CT and can be seen on ESPN2.

Around the Sports World

  • Los Angeles Lakers super star Anthony Davis came down hard on his tailbone against the New York Knicks in the third quarter of Tuesday night’s game. AD was helped off the court and did not return.
  • Tom Brady’s 20th NFL season didn’t end the way many thought it would for the New England Patriots after getting bounced in the Wild Card round by Tennessee. On Wednesday morning, the 42-year-old six-time Super Bowl champ said he still has more to prove. I have to respect the pure competitor within him, but I strongly disagree that he has anything left to prove.
  • Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs came from being homeless with his father and siblings for a period of time before ultimately being drafted in the first round last April. Now he’s come full circle in his journey as he recently bought his father a brand new home. This is amazing content from an amazing family.

Stick to Sports!

  • Actor Chris Hemsworth has pledged to donate $1 million out of his own pocket towards the relief fund for battling the massive wildfires throughout his home of Australia. The man audiences have grown to know as ‘Thor’ in several blockbuster films such as ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ is joining numerous other celebrities in not only raising awareness for the devastation that has swept across the Australian forests and outback, but also by putting his dollars where it’s needed most. Check the link for more ways you, too, can lend your own support to this worldly cause.

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