Before that, he worked at the Austin American-Statesman and Middletown (Ohio) Journal. “That would’ve been just unthinkable. Last Word on College Football, Chuck Sullivan But what Sanders did to Texas A&M the next week was even more amazing. Facebook; Twitter; Facebook Messenger; Pinterest; Email; print; A nightmare Saturday for the Cleveland Browns carried over to Sunday. We have 52 records for Samantha Trotter ranging in age from 25 years old to 39 years old. Blog at WordPress.com. But OSU defensive line assistant George Walstad, who had once been a high school coach in Wichita, caught wind of Sanders from an old coaching buddy there. Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer . That guy is going to win a Heisman Trophy.’, “I’d never seen anything like him. “Barry gave him a little stutter-step and boom, skipped on by him,” Sooners quarterback Charles Thompson said. “But the offensive line, we told him, ‘Don’t do it for you, do it for us.'”. Sanders opened his senior season of high school playing wingback. ESPN. Current City and Hometown. To begin the ’87 season, Sanders returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown. We found 10 records for John Trotter in Rochester, Deltona and 7 other cities in Washington. That lasted all the way through the Heisman season, which culminated with the ’88 Bedlam game the Sooners dramatically won 31-28. OSU had agreed to play in the Coca-Cola Classic against Texas Tech in Tokyo, Japan, for its regular-season finale. He wasn’t trying to be uncooperative. Instead, Iowa State and Tulsa were the only other schools to seriously recruit Sanders, leaving Walstad with the inside track to the greatest recruiting victory in OSU history. “His work ethic got my attention,” Burkholder said. Along the way, he never changed, even making a fan of one of the guys whose Heisman hopes he ruined. Sanders has an explanation for all the siestas. “But we didn’t make a lot of adjustments. Peete finished second with only 70; Aikman came in third with 31. Even when Barry played.”. Nobody in the country paid attention to Oklahoma State. “I bet you he never went to a nightclub the entire time he was in Stillwater,” Green said. He’s a real estate investor. Shaun Alexander Freshman of the Year Award, 27th Annual FWAA Best Writing Contest Results, 2020 FWAA Freshman All-America Team unveiled, Sid Hartman posthumously named recipient of FWAA Lifetime Achievement Award, Alabama’s Leatherwood wins Outland Trophy, Coastal Carolina’s Chadwell wins 2020 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, Sarah Shatel named recipient of Volney Meece Scholarship. After the announcement, Buzzard and Jones had planned for CBS to do a one-minute interview with Sanders. BEREA, Ohio – The Cleveland Browns have yet to practice this week. Buzzard started out by mailing packets to Heisman voters, which included a quote from Switzer. “I got up and said, ‘C’mon Barry, let’s go.’ I’m sure I pissed off Costas because he never got to do the interview.”. Known Cities: Clarkston WA, 99403, Coeur D Alene ID 83815, Lewiston ID 83501 Possible Relatives: Lee R Connors, Bernita Leora Trotter, Joel Franklin Trotter “That’s what everybody just kind of assumes, but he didn’t come in that way,” Glass said. But that was in no thanks to the way Sanders ate. College: Washington and Lee University. Sanders also power-cleaned 365 pounds, the best mark on the team. He would’ve been fabulous in their wishbone.”. Background: As a kid, I collected newspapers of memorable events, always enamored with stories. In a clash of top-10 teams, Nebraska led 42-0 just three minutes into the second quarter. The next day, though, the Huskers shut down Thomas, holding him to seven yards in a 35-0 rout. The fake story reported the arrest of two Oklahoma quarterbacks. He’s the epitome of grace and humility,” he said. But in the games, I always felt like I had to really relax and try to close my eyes and try to focus and stay in that zone. From a Heisman Trophy nobody to a Heisman Trophy winner. He rushed for 2,850 yards, scored 44 touchdowns and broke 34 NCAA records. “And on the way, the Texas Tech players were coming up to get his autograph.”, Sanders couldn’t escape the limelight after becoming a national sensation. The country was beginning to take notice. “And certainly at the beginning of the week, that’s not something I wanted to invest time and effort into doing. Rob Glass, longtime OSU and Florida strength coach, maintains that pound-for-pound Sanders remains the most powerful player he has ever trained (only former Gators running back Fred Taylor comes close). When he was on the field, Sanders dazzled his teammates with stutter steps and spin moves. Edit Profile. That’s how much he loved OU. Several starters are on the reserve/virus list. We found 34 entries for Jacob Trotter in the United States. “Barry walks in the door like no problem, smiling, shook Bill’s hand and said, ‘Hey, I had to study,'” Buzzard recalled. BEREA, Ohio – Baker Mayfield said it. “We always kid him about it. Yet by the end, he had captured the Heisman Trophy in a landslide over UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman and USC quarterback Rodney Peete, L.A. darlings who were dual overwhelming favorites at the beginning. Buzzard, however, was battling a two-front war. BAD 1 - 2 POOR 2 - 3 FAIR 3 - 4 GOOD 4 - 5. They didn’t need to see anything else.”. Sports Illustrated captured the moment in its next issue. “When he first came in, we were teaching power cleans,” Glass recalled. Jake Trotter, 29 Lewiston, ID. Once again, the Pokes fell behind early. Articles by Jake Trotter on Muck Rack. Jake F Trotter, age 29, Clarkston, WA 99403 View Full Report. Off the field, he marveled them almost as much with an uncanny capacity to doze off at any moment. Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer . Among those newspapers was of the first college football game I can remember attending – 1988 Bedlam. The Grambling band and the Miami Dolphin cheerleaders were in the section that was above. Among those newspapers was of the first college football game I can remember attending – 1988 Bedlam. Covers the Big 12; Joined ESPN.com in 2011; Graduate of Washington & Lee University; Follow on Twitter. “Bill came into my office and Barry wasn’t there yet. Cleveland has not a won game after trailing by double digits since Week 3 of the 2018 season, when Mayfield debuted off the bench to rally the Browns to a win over the New York Jets. The name Jacob Trotter has over 33 birth records, 1 death records, 5 criminal/court records, 101 address records, 7 phone records and more. “Yeah, I didn’t have the best nutrition,” he confessed. “Look at the number of plays that we have on offense today compared to back then. “I mean, the guy’s running for a gazillion yards.”. Ultimately, they kept Thomas as the starter, while rotating Sanders in about every third series. And that morning, the OSU contingent caravanned to the station. In ’88, Sanders didn’t rewrite the records books, he incinerated them. … So I’m not going to do it.’ And he walked away.”. He was destined for NFL success in the eyes of coaches who came to scout him, “Kids now have their special shoes for the 40 at pro day. “He went for 157 on us, and that was unheard of. And the Browns' right guard proposed at midfield of FirstEnergy Stadium earlier this week. “He hires a new coach and plants the seed to the new coach [Dale Burkholder], ‘Don’t play Sanders at running back, he’s probably not tough enough.’ So [Burkholder] keeps me at wingback.”. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. “I thought [he] looked like [ex-OU great] Joe Washington,” Walstad said. I didn’t even realize it. The Cowboys were on national TV for the first time. Jones knew he had to change Sanders’ mind. Gundy’s fourth-down heave into the end zone, however, was dropped, allowing the Sooners to escape the new Heisman front-runner. Do you even know about Barry?'”. “[Texas A&M coach] Jackie Sherrill came to our dressing room after the game and said, ‘Boy, 21.'”. Eventually, though, Buzzard knew he was going to have to convince Sanders to do interviews with the likes of Sports Illustrated, the New York Times and the Washington Post, which all would eventually visit Stillwater. UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman came into the season as the favorite with USC QB Rodney Peete his top challenger. To the point he drove his teammates crazy. Delving into a tug-of-war that has existed since 1900, this book digs deep into the age-old clash between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns, guaranteed to make anyone the most informed fan on their bouts. That created quite the predicament for the Cowboys, an I-formation team with a spot for only one tailback. While Sanders remains the most iconic athlete in OSU history, his father, William, ironically, was a passionate OU fan. “We had this all lined up. It was setting up to be a great year in L.A. Not only were Troy and I frontrunners for the Heisman, but both USC and UCLA were pretty good and in the hunt for a national championship. Found: Samantha Trotter. American Conference (ConSIDA). “But we couldn’t tackle that other little m—–f—er.”. “Most guys would be in the ice bath and be like a train wreck for two or three days, but his durability was phenomenal. Then, they’d go to Bob Costas for a brief taped interview with NBC. The CBS-televised Heisman announcement was set to take place the same day of the Coca-Cola Classic — except Tokyo was 13 hours ahead of New York time. “I love Barry Sanders, OK? Barry, he didn’t have a car, nothing. Though only 7 then, I vividly recall Barry Switzer surreptitiously smoking a cigarette on the sideline and Mike Gundy’s pass popping off the chest of Brent Parker in the end zone. The Huskers eventually survived Sanders and the Cowboys in the highest-scoring game ever in Memorial Stadium. Though only 7 then, I vividly recall Barry Switzer surreptitiously smoking a cigarette on the … He’s gonna graduate from Harvard. Top-Angebote für American Football Trading Cards Saison 2003 online entdecken bei eBay. Knowing the political capital it took just to get Sanders to the studio, Jones cut CBS off and literally pulled all the plugs from in the wall. “I was walking off the practice field and my wife, who then was my girlfriend, she just happened to be at that practice … and her dad was there, who was a sports junkie,” Gundy recalled. “But Merv Johnson, he just didn’t care to watch the video of him.”. Longtime Tulsa World columnist Bill Connors found that out first-hand. “Because he was so unbelievable.”. “I finally told them, ‘Just let him sleep if he wants to,'” Cowboys head coach Pat Jones said. ESPN has also given me a new opportunity in the NFL, with one notable downside – I won’t be writing about college football as often. But college football? He gets married to a young woman named Geraldine Pindell and moves to suburban Dorchester. Detroit had their whole operation here because they had the third pick. Trotter joined ESPN.com in 2011 after four years with The Oklahoman covering OU and Big 12 football. “He just didn’t show much interest because they were loaded at running back,” Burkholder said. Jake has 2 jobs listed on their profile. “A lot of people still had major doubts, as far as could I play against that sort of competition?” said Sanders, who finished with 189 rushing yards and four touchdowns. Two years later, his vertical rocketed to 41½ inches. “Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, potato chips, candy bars, Snickers bars, hot dogs, just junk food. I’m sure he had benefits and bonuses tied to winning the rushing title. — Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) January 17, 2021. 18 96. They never saw his Wichita North High School highlight tape. Gundy said Sanders would always “take cat naps” during halftime, too. “There are very few days where you can just stay in bed for a student-athlete, especially back then when there were no real limits on how much you could practice and days of the week,” he said. The night before the game, the two teams ran into each other at the Stillwater movie theater. Covers the Big 12; Joined ESPN.com in 2011; Graduate of Washington & Lee University; Follow on Twitter. The first time Barry Sanders touched the football in 1988, he scored a touchdown. 18 99. He watched it for two minutes, then went roaring down to the main secretary to ask who in the world evaluated the Wichita North film. “I was sitting next to [Texas Tech quarterback] Billy Joe Tolliver, who played electronic golf games the entire time, which just drove me crazy. All I'm saying is a Neville Gallimore, Tre Brown, or Ronnie Perkins would have made more sense. Burkholder, however, tells a different story. We found 26 people public records in all 50 states. RSS Entries and RSS Comments. We did the same thing all the time. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! He was either playing basketball, doing homework or napping.”. “I told them, ‘You better hope Thurman Thomas doesn’t get hurt,’ ” Switzer said to his bewildered staff.” Because, Switzer told them, Sanders is even better. “I remember he took a bar to his room because he wanted to work on his technique. To this day, only once did two future Pro Football Hall of Fame running backs play together in college: Barry Sanders and Thurman Thomas. “Coming home from Tokyo, I sat next to Barry,” Stanley said. But I didn’t give it back.”. OU missed the boat. Jake Trotter – not pictured here – feels the Cleveland Browns are on the rise. Jake Trotter, Class of 2004, is one of the beat writers for the Sooners at Oklahoma City’s daily newspaper, The Oklahoman. Sanders finally agreed, on one condition. Then his teammates began to tweet it. The Cleveland Browns have placed offensive tackle Jedrick Wills Jr. on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Trotter has had an eventful season… “LeBron James and Michael Jordan in the NBA. We found out he only needed 15 [yards] or so and Wayne Fontes and all of us tried to get him back in the game. That impressed me. “Nebraska missed the boat. “He was pretty adamant about not going,” Kidder said. We huddled up, we were slow. The Athletic, Mike Griffith As fans of the Oklahoma Sooners get ready for Thursday night’s BCS championship game against Florida, many are turning to a Washington and Lee alumnus for up-to-the-minute reports. But before we get there, some things have to change. First Vice President Send your questions now and join Trotter Tuesday at noon ET! And Barry’s dad hugged and kissed him — and bragged about it the whole way home. But that grew astronomically in three years.”. Then in Week 4 came the photo that would define his season. I called his dorm and [fullback] Cecil Wilson, his roommate, said, ‘Man, I don’t know where he is. Criminal or Civil Court records found on Jake's Family, Friends, Neighbors, or Classmates View Details. Jacob Trotter, 27 Lives in Tuscola,TX. Age: 38. Barry goes out and runs a 4.32 and [Detroit coach] Wayne Fontes said, ‘That’s it, fellas.’ He kind of shut the pro day down. There were guys in [football] games talking crap to Barry, ‘We’re going to shut you down, blah, blah,’ and he never said anything. YEAR NAME ROLE 2020 Whitley Drinkard Women's Basketball Manager 2019 Buddy Hall Football Manager/Work Study 2018 Hunter “If he were playing in today’s offenses, he very well could’ve rushed for 4,000 yards, easy,” Gundy said. Facebook; Twitter; Facebook Messenger; Pinterest; Email; print; BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns vanquished one ignominious streak. And it’s the truth. In North’s opener, he scored four touchdowns from wingback. He just left. It only took me one scrimmage, after he’d been there a week, to realize there was nobody like this guy.”. “My wife, she would bake him cookies a lot and he would take them to his dorm room,” Gundy said. And former OU coach Barry Switzer has always maintained that the Sooners never had a chance to see the tape. During the Heisman season, Sanders remarkably spent almost as much time playing pickup basketball in the Colvin Center as he did playing football. And he was so much better than everybody else it didn’t make a difference.”. But in garbage time, Sanders came in and summarily danced for 60 yards. “And the first time he touched the ball, he went like 40 yards for a touchdown. Glass noted that it’s a common misconception that Sanders arrived to Stillwater as a ready-made star, brimming over with jaw-dropping power and speed. Wedding Scrapbook. And the majority of the games very seldom was he ever touching the field in the fourth quarter because we were blowing teams out.”. Review. Jake Trotter. “Kids will find any excuse not to come to weightlifting in the summer. “That continues to stick out to me,” said Sanders, when asked for his favorite moment from the Heisman season. On Monday, writer Jake Trotter stops by to chat about everything Oklahoma. In the ’88 game, it looked as if the Blackshirts were about to douse Sanders’ Heisman hopes, as well. “He wore a knee brace the rest of his career. Yet even as Thomas would deliver another monster season in ’87, OSU’s rivals were beginning to take notice of Sanders. But Barry was unbelievable with the vertical jump. “I said to him, ‘You see that guy right there? About Jake. Donvale, Victoria, Australia. This is Me - Control Profile . “He was not excited,” Woodard said. So one limo was turned into four. “But I’m on [the staff] saying, ‘How can we get Sanders in the ball game? The circumstances surrounding the weekend Sanders won the Heisman seem almost implausible today. Through almost two dozen interviews, ESPN goes behind the scenes of Sanders’ magical ’88 season, which included his penchant for untimely naps, junk food and pick-up basketball, his historic performances against Nebraska and Oklahoma — both of whom never knew about his mysterious high school highlight tape — and a bizarre scene in Tokyo, where Sanders found out he won the Heisman Trophy. “And he’s asking me if I can help him with his math homework.”. Barry Switzer was next to God with him.”. John Trotter in Washington. It turned out, Sanders captured the Heisman in a rout, earning 559 first-place votes. David Ubben Message. “Barry looked like a specimen, didn’t have any body fat, but he would eat like a trashcan,” said Green, his roommate on road games. “So we put Barry there,” Burkholder said. Sanders, a lightly recruited prospect, was a relative unknown when he first arrived in Stillwater. “He wasn’t getting a whole lot of attention. Find Jake Trotter's email address, contact information, LinkedIn, Twitter, other social media and more. Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. “Well, it rained like the dickens,” Walstad said. Sanders loved fast food, too, regularly swinging through the McDonald’s across the street from his apartment. Trotter grew up in Oklahoma City and graduated from Washington & Lee (Va.) University. Background: As a kid, I collected newspapers of memorable events, always enamored with stories. go pokes! One of the most puzzling mysteries in college football recruiting history was how both OU and Nebraska — the bosses of the old Big Eight — missed on Sanders. In Week 3, Sanders broke the OSU record with 304 yards rushing against Tulsa. Their training facility remains closed. Both plays were equally spectacular and bookended the greatest individual season the college football world has ever seen, and 30 years later, Sanders’ ’88 season remains — like so many of his runs — untouchable. View Jake Trotter’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. … So when they called my name, I truly was shocked.”. “Lying down, face up, I could see Barry just sail over me.”. So he put fullback Garrett Limbrick and the offensive line in charge of convincing him to reconsider. “We called the play ’52 jump.’ We were supposed to submarine everybody for him to jump over us,” Kidder said. “It was insane,” Buzzard said. Afterward, Thomas hopped onto the Nebraska bus and said, “Nobody here can tackle me.”. “The guy was very dedicated. OU and Nebraska remained oblivious about his existence. But that meant he was going to have to wake up at 4 a.m. the day of the game. Jim Brown and whoever else in pro football. And it’s something that I wasn’t very good at, wasn’t very comfortable doing.”. “We set up an interview for Bill to talk to Barry on a Tuesday morning,” Buzzard said. And now, Cleveland's once promising hopes of finally snapping the NFL's longest playoff drought are suddenly … Not long after, top OU assistant Merv Johnson would make a routine recruiting stop by North. To get there, the Pokes drove to Dallas, met up with the Red Raiders and boarded a 747, along with the Grambling band and Miami Dolphins cheerleaders, who were both part of the event. “The lights went out,” Jones said. “Thurman did that play really well. “It was amazing to open consecutive seasons that way.”. Close. Jake Trotter is a football writer for ESPN primarily focused on the Cleveland Browns and formerly the Big 12 Conference.He previously worked at The Oklahoman, Austin American-Statesman and Middletown Journal. Barry just had the high-top cleats that he’d run for however many yards in,” Glass said. That wasn’t by accident, either. Find Jacob Trotter in the United States. Comment by the judge: Informative, anecdote-filled story on Barry Sanders’ magical 1988 season at Oklahoma State. In early November against the Sooners, Sanders had a prime opportunity to finally overtake Aikman and Peete in the Heisman race. Which in the case of unearthing the backstories of Sanders’ magical 1988 season was such nostalgic fun. Slocum, who was the Aggies’ defensive coordinator. “You can argue about a lot of different people, who’s the best ever in whatever sport,” said Mike Gundy, who before becoming OSU’s head coach was Sanders’ college quarterback. That's all. And yet, most of Sanders’ FBS records remain intact. CLEVELAND -- Wyatt Teller is getting married. Washington; NFC West; Arizona Cardinals; Los Angeles Rams ; San Francisco 49ers; Seattle Seahawks; Browns looking to prove they're way more than just good at beating bad teams. Sanders stuck by the same dedication in practice and with his schoolwork. ESPN.com, Second Vice President Afterward, Nebraska All-American defensive end Neil Smith was boasting to the Omaha World-Herald’s Lee Barfknecht about the whipping the Huskers put on Thomas. “Everybody else is cutting up,” Kidder said. CBS had arranged to shuttle Sanders in a limo to a TV station in downtown Tokyo. When Barry committed to Oklahoma State, his dad went off and said, ‘You’re making a big mistake, son.’ His dad was wrong. He was at Oklahoma State. Samantha has been found in 16 states including Arizona, Washington, New Jersey, Alabama, Georgia, and 11 others. “We were ecstatic, though.”. That was his deal.”. “I just felt like whenever you could get a few winks, do it. View the profiles of people named Trotter Jake. View Jake Trotter's business profile as Writer at ESPN Enterprises, Inc. Find contact's direct phone number, email address, work history, and more. Just can’t. “I’m doing addition in my head, not lying, I’m thinking these cats are likely to score a hundred on us,” Jones said. Instead, OSU’s massive deficit set the stage for one of the wildest games Lincoln had ever witnessed. Top Marken | Günstige Preise | Große Auswahl That dedication only amplified once he got to OSU. You might check the library.'”. “I just asked [Burkholder] if I could take the tape with me and show the coaches here at OSU. Later that day in a 45-42 win, Sanders rushed for 332 yards to break Marcus Allen’s NCAA single-season rushing record and complete the greatest season in college football history. But it’s game day, I have a routine on game day. Jane A Trotter, age 49, Chester, VA 23836 View Full Report Known Locations: Chester VA, 23836, Vinton VA 24179, Saint Petersburg FL 33710 Possible Relatives: Denise L Altice, Donald R … According to Gundy, Sanders even nodded off on the bench during the second quarter of the Holiday Bowl, which would be the final game of his college career. “They had him all bottled up, too, and I’m talking about real athletes that could run,” Nutt said. “Then he would, in a very polite way, ask if she could bake more.”. “Who wins the Heisman, where going into the year nobody knows about you? “Never went to a bar. “Head coaches, general managers are in attendance. “Barry wasn’t trying to be rude. And that’s why he got to the point he did.”. Trying to find Jake Trotter? “George Walstad was at their door at like 5 in the morning on the first day of recruiting. Ever. “Barry never got to return a punt or a kickoff, because when the ball hit the ground, it just went plop.”. Entering his senior year, Sanders won over his new high school coach without even touching the ball. Kidder can attest, most notably from sitting next to him while traveling home after a win at Kansas State, where Sanders had just rushed for 320 yards. Fortunately for the Pokes, Walstad would circle back to North on the way to OSU’s game at Kansas. Above anything else, though, Sanders craved sweets. “That coach that had me at wingback retired after my junior year and goes to athletic director,” Sanders recalled. And still 30 years later, his ’88 Heisman season at OSU continues to be untouchable. Outside Stillwater, few in college football even knew Sanders existed when he returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown against Miami (Ohio) to start the ’88 season. Jake Trotter (12:01 PM) We'll get started here in a sec. You can read Trotter’s blog or watch him discuss the Sooners in one of the Okahoman’s videos. One reason? Another? Secretly, he was one of those really dedicated guys.”. “He never talked like that on the field. And ESPN had the game with Lee Corso as color commentator. Their head coach has COVID-19. Milestones. The year before, Nebraska had exposed Thomas and OSU. Doesn't do his homework. Our 18 95. “They beat us pretty good, but I still had a really good game against a lot of guys who were future pros.”. News From and About Washington and Lee University. I had to threaten him. “In the spring when I went up there to the coaching clinic, [Huskers assistant] Frank Solich and I were talking and I said, ‘Frank, why you didn’t want my little running back?’ He said, ‘What running back?’ I showed him the tape. He’s not alone. “So in the meeting rooms, yeah, I was definitely dozing off. Sanders also returned a punt 61 yards for a touchdown as OSU rolled 52-15. Walstad wanted to keep Sanders a secret. So, it was a phenomenal deal.”. So we end up in the OU locker room with Barry Switzer. “I didn’t know if I actually would really win. “I loved Nebraska and I was running their offense,” Burkholder said. “It was interesting, but it was also kind of strange to be there and I can’t remember exactly, OK, did I really want to win?” Sanders said. To find Sanders, Buzzard finally sent out a half-dozen staffers around campus, including to the library, where they finally found him. How can we make this work, and still treat Thomas with respect?'”. But Sanders had other priorities. But his dad would go to Oklahoma State games feeling like a traitor wearing any kind of orange because his heart was with OU. In July Trotter and his newspaper sued a Nebraska fan who works at the University of Texas for publishing a bogus story on the Internet with Trotter’s byline on it. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. In the NFL, Sanders is regarded as a once-in-a-generation player whose transcendent highlights made him an icon. 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