Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 8/21/14
When Arizona State coach Todd Graham first heard about a powerful EF-5 tornado hitting suburban Oklahoma City, he felt nothing but intense fear. "I was scared to death for my kids," Graham said Tuesday. Graham has a son and a daughter who attend the University of Oklahoma, and the tornado touched down about five miles from where his son lives in Norman. Once Graham learned his children were safe, his fear turned to heartbreak for the state he called home for more than a decade. "I've got friends and family all over that area, and just watching the news is tragic," Graham said. "Your heart breaks at the loss of life, especially the young kids. It's just such a tragic deal." Graham played football at East Central University in Ada, Okla., from 1983-86. He returned to the school as defensive coordinator from 1991-93 and in 1994 coached at Carl Albert High School in Midwest City, about 20 minutes from where Monday's tornado touched down in Moore, Okla., and killed at least 24 pe...
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