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20 Things That Have Happened Since Daxx Garman's Last Start

Daxx Garman's last meaningful completion occurred in 2009 as a high school junior. Here are twenty things that have happened since then.

The Rise of Daxx
The Rise of Daxx
Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Three transfers, numerous headlines, and (nearly) five years ago, Daxx Garman threw his last pass in a game as the starting quarterback for Jones High School.  From Jones High School, to Southlake Carroll, to the University of Arizona, to Stillwater; the back of Garman's playing card reads like a Lonely Planet brochure. Buried on the Oklahoma State depth chart since his eligibility began in 2013, Daxx has managed to insert himself squarely into the 2014 quarterback conversation.  Should he be handed the reigns at some point this season, Daxx's story will undoubtedly make headlines once again.  In preparation of the Rise of Daxx, the following list chronicles but a few noteworthy events occurring since Daxx's last meaningful completion.  Prepare yourself for a trip down memory lane...

Since Daxx's last game:

  1. Third-string quarterback Brandon Weeden threw for 168 yards and two touchdowns in the second half of Oklahoma State's come from behind victory over Colorado. #W2B is born. (11/19/2009).
  2. Tiger Woods announced an indefinite leave from professional golf to focus on his marriage (12/11/2009).
  3. Joe Paterno had a conference trophy named for him, became embroiled in scandal, was fired (the trophy renamed), and died from lung cancer.  In the same timespan, Penn State has not (officially) won a game.
  4. Tim Tebow completed his last pass at the University of Florida, was drafted in the first round by the Broncos, won a playoff game, was traded, released, and began a career as a broadcaster.
  5. Apple released the first iPad (2010).
  6. The Thunder completed their first year in Oklahoma City.
  7. Instagram and Pinterest were launched (2010).
  8. Felix Baumgartner became the first person to break the sound barrier outside a vehicle during a 25+ mile jump over the skies of Roswell, NM (10/14/2012).
  9. Brandon Weeden lost a fumble from the victory formation in a win against Troy (9/11/2010):


  10. Osama bin Laden was killed by US Special Forces in  Abbottabad, Pakistan (5/2/2011).
  11. Despite being favored in four of the five contests, Oklahoma State won Bedlam exactly once (12/3/2011).
  12. Robinson, Cate, Weeden, Robinson, Weeden, Lunt, Walsh, Chelf, Walsh, Chelf.
  13. Kansas lost 43 football games. (Oklahoma State is 41-11 over the same period).
  14. The United States won 169 medals (64 gold, 51 silver, 54 bronze) in three Olympic games.
  15. Pope Benedict XVI resigned and Pope Francis named his successor.
  16. Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead concluded their first four seasons.  "You know nothing, Mike Gundy."
  17. The average Oklahoma denizen consumed 136 gallons of beer. Meanwhile, the average University of Texas Longhorn graduate sipped 4,320 cups of Earl Gray.
  18. Vince Young threw his shoulder pads, made a Pro Bowl roster (2010), and declared bankruptcy (2014).
  19. TCU won three consecutive Mountain West Conference championships (2009 – 2011). West Virginia won the Big East conference championship (2010).
  20. Rashaun Woods is still open.