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OU football: Jalen Hurts meets with young fan ahead of Peach Bowl after Dominique Wilkins reaches out

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Senior quarterback Jalen Hurts walks into Mercedes-Benz Stadium before the Peach Bowl in Atlanta on Dec. 28.

ATLANTA — Jalen Hurts saw the tweets and decided to deliver.

Just hours ahead of the No. 4 Sooners' Peach Bowl matchup against No. 1 LSU, the senior Oklahoma quarterback met with a young fan after former NBA legend Dominique Wilkins reached out to him and the Sooners on Twitter, wanting an opportunity for a young fan to meet one of his favorite players.

Wilkins reached out Dec. 23, and Hurts and Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley met with Wilkins and the young fan on game day.

The Sooners kick off against LSU at 3 p.m. CT on ESPN.

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Caleb McCourry is the assistant sports editor at The Daily and is a junior at OU majoring in English. He's covered football, basketball and volleyball. 

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