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Oklahoma's Cade Horton (Mandy Sorenson)


Electrifying Horton Leads High-Flying Sooners Past Irish


OMAHA — Oklahoma coach Skip Johnson knew right away that Cade Horton is special. Johnson has been saying so since Horton set foot on campus in the fall of 2020, as a high-profile football/baseball talent who “looked like Troy Aikman” (as he told our Kendall Rogers that October) and tantalized with his power at the plate as well as his mid-90s heater off the mound.

Horton did not get a chance to show Oklahoma fans just how special he is last spring, because he had Tommy John surgery on Feb. 1. But now, after what Horton did on college baseball’s[…]