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BEN HABERN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Injuries mount up for No. 13 Sooners on front line

Injuries are testing the offensive line depth for No. 13 Oklahoma. After losing two starters before the season even began, the Sooners (7-2, 5-1 Big 12) have continued to get banged up over the course of the season. Center Gabe Ikard, who took over the spot whenever Ben Habern quit football over lingering injury concerns, missed Saturday's 42-34 win against Baylor because of...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Dancing in the Ruins: Charlie Weis, Ben Habern, West Virginia, and more.

(Dancing in the Ruins is SWRT's regular look at the new Big XII Conference that's rising out of the ruins of the old one.) Dawn of a new day in Kansas.  Charlie Weis prepares for his first fall camp as Kansas head football coach. (The Lawrence Journal-World) Taking a peak.  Matt Tait has a preview of Kansas' fall camp. (The Lawrence Journal-World) Everybody...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Habern out; Reynolds, Franks, Hayes back in

An already eventful week in Norman only got more so on Wednesday.*First, the real stunner: Stalwart center Ben Habern is quitting football. The preseason All-Big 12 selection has battled multiple lingering injuries throughout his career, including issues with his neck and back, so the idea that he would retire isn't that shocking.What is shocking is the fact that Habern was part...
Via Blatant Homerism
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

The Oklahoma Sooners are back(sort of)...

It was a good news/bad news sort of day for Oklahoma Sooners fans.  First the bad news. Senior center Ben Habern has decided after a series of neck and back injuries to retire from football and focus on his studies.  Habern has been hampered by injuries throughout his career at OU and most recently his injuries have been just frightening enough that although he's been given...
Via Draft Board Insider
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma C Habern quits football

Oklahoma's starting center has decided to quit football because of lingering neck and back concerns. Coach Bob Stoops announced Wednesday that Ben Habern was calling it a career after starting 30 games for the Sooners. Habern, who would have been a senior, had sat out spring practice after a career marred by injuries. He broke his left leg as a freshman in 2009 and missed part...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Center Ben Habern Ends Football Career

With fall practice set to start on Friday, Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops announced several changes to the Sooners' roster on Wednesday. The biggest was the announcement that senior center Ben Habern has decided to end his college football career duo to lingering neck and back issues.  Habern started 30 games during his Sooner career and was named to this year's preseason...
Via Turfburner.com
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma starting center Ben Habern quits football

Oklahoma's starting center has decided to quit football because of lingering neck and back concerns. Coach Bob Stoops announced Wednesday that Ben Habern was calling it a career after starting 30 games for the Sooners. Habern, who would have been a senior, had sat out spring practice after a career marred by injuries. He broke his left leg as a freshman in 2009 and missed part...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Ben Habern out for spring after neck surgery

Oklahoma starting center and team captain Ben Habern, is recovering in Norman following neck surgery. He is expected to miss spring football which begins March 5, in Norman.
Via Sooner Scoop
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

SCOOPHD: Sooner Offense Wrap-Up

Making his first start after returning from injury junior Ben Habern talks about the Sooners offensive play as well as freshmen running back Brandon Williams and sophomore wide receiver Kenny Stills.
Via Sooner Scoop
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Habern status updated for Saturday

SoonerScoop.com's Carey Murdock has news on the injury situation heading into Saturday's matchup with Texas A&M. Will starting center Ben Habern return this weekend after practicing for the first time this week?
Via Sooner Scoop
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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