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October 13, 2013

Caden Pratt grows up on the football field

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McALESTER —

“I think it was a wake up call for him, and it probably was the best thing that ever happened,” Coach Pratt said of the suspension.

“He’s a special kid, and I’m lucky not only to be able to coach him, but also to call him my son.”

As a sign of how much Caden’s grown in a year, consider the Top of the World Scrimmage in Norman in August. During a sequence against Deer Creek, Caden found himself on the receiving end of some trash-talking and even some pushing and shoving.

This time around, Caden just walked away.

Contact Matt Goisman at mgoisman@mcalesternews.com.

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