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Day 2: Tie-down roper Cody Ohl ready for next nine go-rounds


Courtesy photo/ Spin to Win Rodeo Magazine

Team ropers at the buckle ceremony Thursday night at the Wrangler NFR.

Updated Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 | 4:21 p.m.

Editor’s note: This blog is a compilation of posts from Chelsea Toy of "Spin to Win Rodeo Magazine" to the magazine's Facebook page.

(Posted Friday, 8:56 a.m.)

Watch if you want to see Cody Ohl talk about his run last night and his strategy to win a gold buckle:

Final results for Thursday night's events

(Posted Friday, 8:56 a.m.)

Full Results from

Bareback riding: 1. Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas, 87 points on J Bar J, Inc.'s Freckled Doll, $18,257; 2. Winn Ratliff, Leesville, La., 85.5, $14,429; 3. Casey Colletti, Pueblo, Colo., 85, $10,895; 4. Kaycee Feild, Payson, Utah, 84.5, $7,656; 5. Caleb Bennett, Morgan, Utah, 84, $4,712; 6. Bobby Mote, Stephenville, Texas, 83.5, $2,945; 7. (tie) Steven Peebles, Redm ond, Ore., and Justin McDaniel, Porum, Okla., 82.5 each; 9. Will Lowe, Canyon, Texas, 82; 10. (tie) J.R. Vezain, Cowley, Wyo., and Matt Bright, Azle, Texas, 77 each; 12. Steven Dent, Mullen, Neb., 76; 13. Brian Bain, Culver, Ore., 75.5; 14. Jessy Davis, Power, Mont., 75; 15. Jared Keylon, Uniontown, Kan., 74.5.

Steer wrestling: 1. Casey Martin, Sulphur, La., 3.4 seconds, $18,257; 2. Dean Gorsuch, Gering, Neb., 3.5, $14,429; 3. Ethen Thouvenell, Napa, Calif., 3.6, $10,895; 4. Les Shepperson, Midwest, Wyo., 3.7, $7,656; 5. (tie) Beau Clark, Belgrade, Mont., and Tom Lewis, Lehi, Utah, 3.8, $3,828 each; 7. (tie) K.C. Jones, Decatur, Texas, and Bray Armes, Gruver, Texas, 4.1 each; 9. Trevor Knowles, Mount Vernon, Ore., 4.2; 10. Gabe Ledoux, Kaplan, La., 4.7; 11. Todd Suhn, Hermosa, S.D., 7.6; 12. Matt Reeves, Cross Plains, Texas, 13.3; 13. (tie) Wade Sumpter, Fowler, Colo.; Luke Branquinho, Los Alamos, Calif., and Billy Bugenig, Ferndale, Calif., NT.

Team roping: 1. (tie) (tie) Kaleb Driggers, Albany, Ga./Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev.,and Brock Hanson, Casa Grande, Ariz./Ryan Motes, Weatherford, Texas, 4.7 seconds, $16,343 each; 3. Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas/Patrick Smith, Lipan, Texas, 4.8, $10,895; 4. Chad Masters, Cedar Hill, Tenn./Clay O'Brien Cooper, Gardnerville, Nev., 5.1, $7,656; 5. Derrick Begay, Seba Dalkai, Ariz./Cesar de la Cruz, Tucson, Ariz., 5.8, $4,712; 6. Keven Daniel, Franklin, Tenn./Chase Tryan, Helena, Mont., 5.9, $2,945; 7. Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas/Russell Cardoza, Terrebonne, Ore., 6.5; 8. Charly Crawford, Prineville, Ore./Jim Ross Cooper, Monument, N.M., 11.3; 9. (tie) Luke Brown, Stephenville, Texas/Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas; Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont./Travis Graves, Jay, Okla.; Dustin Bird, Cut Bank, Mont./Paul Eaves, Millsap, Texas; Travis Tryan, Billings, Mont./Jake Long, Coffeyville, Kan.; Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz./Kory Koontz, Sudan, Texas; Spencer Mitchell, Colusa, Calif./Dakota Kirchenschlager, Stephenville, Texas, and Turtle Powell, Stephenville, Texas/Dugan Kelly, Paso Robles, Calif., NT.

Saddle bronc riding: 1. Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M., 87 points on Andrews Rodeo's Fire Lane, $18,257; 2. (tie) Jesse Wright, Milford, Utah, and Jake Wright, Milford, Utah, 84.5, $12,662 each; 4. Cody Wright, Milford, Utah, 83.5, $7,656; 5. Jacobs Crawley, College Station, Texas, 83, $4,712; 6. Tyrell Smith, Cascade, Mont., 82.5, $2,945; 7. Cody Taton, Corona, N.M., 82; 8. (tie) Cody DeMoss, Heflin, La., and Bradley Harter, Weatherford, Texas, 81.5 each; 10. Cort Scheer, Elsmere, Neb., 80; 11. Wade Sundell, Boxholm, Iowa, 77; 12. Chad Ferley, Oelrichs, S.D., 75.5; 13. Cole Elshere, Faith, S.D., 67.5; 14. (tie) Sterling Crawley, College Station, Texas, and Isaac Diaz, Desdemona, Texas, NT.

Tie-down roping: 1. Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas, 7.4 seconds, $18,257; 2. Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, La., 7.6, $14,429; 3. Houston Hutto, Tomball, Texas, 8.1, $10,895; 4. Adam Gray, Seymour, Texas, 8.2, $7,656; 5. Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla., 8.7, $4,712; 6. Monty Lewis, Hereford, Texas, 8.8, $2,945; 7. (tie) Fred Whitfield, Hockley, Texas, and Matt Shiozawa, Chubbuck, Idaho, 8.9 each; 9. Clif Cooper, Decatur, Texas, 9.2; 10. Cody Ohl, Hico, Texas, 9.6; 11. Justin Maass, Giddings, Texas, 9.9; 12. Clint Robinson, Spanish Fork, Utah, 10.8; 13. Bradley Bynum, Sterling City, Texas, 10.9; 14. Hunter Herrin, Apache, Okla., 13.5; 15. Cory Solomon, Prairie View, Texas, 13.7.

Barrel racing: 1. Mary Walker, Ennis, Texas, 13.75 seconds, $18,257; 2. Kelli Tolbert, Hooper, Utah, 13.77, $14,429; 3. Brittany Pozzi, Victoria, Texas, 13.86, $10,895; 4. Lee Ann Rust, Stephenville, Texas, 13.99, $7,656; 5. Christy Loflin, Franktown, Colo., 14.03, $4,712; 6.Sherry Cervi, Marana, Ariz., 14.04, $2,945; 7. Trula Churchill, Valentine, Neb., 14.09; 8. Benette Barrington-Little, Ardmore, Okla., 14.11; 9. Kaley Bass, Kissimmee, Fla., 14.20; 10. Nikki Steffes, Vale, S.D., 14.23; 11. Christina Richman, Glendora, Calif., 14.30; 12. Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, S.D., 14.35; 13. Brenda Mays, Terrebonne, Ore., 14.40; 14. Lindsay Sears, Nanton, Alberta, 18.99; 15. Carlee Pierce, Stephenville, Texas, 29.11.

Bull riding: 1. J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas, 90.5 points on Four Star Rodeo's Stink Eye, $18,257; 2. Cody Whitney, Sayre, Okla., 86.5, $14,429; 3. Beau Schroeder, China, Texas, 83.0, $10,895; 4. Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas, 74.5, $7,656; 5. Trey Benton III, Rock Island, Texas, 73.5, $4,712; 6. (tie) Ardie Maier, Timber Lake, S.D.; Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla.; Seth Glause, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Tate Stratton, Kellyville, Okla.; Cody Samora, Cortez, Colo.; Shane Proctor, Grand Coulee, Wash.; Clayton Savage, Casper, Wyo.; Kanin Asay, Powell, Wyo.; Tag Elliott, Thatcher, Utah, and Brett Stall, Detroit Lakes, Minn., NS.

Tuf Cooper talks about his tie-down roping strategy

(Posted Friday, 7:52 a.m.)

Tuf Cooper won Round 1 of the tie-down roping last night, and Shane Hanchey was second, aboard Tuf's (and Trevor's) horse, Jag. Find out what Shane and Tuf did to practice for last night and what it meant for Tuf to watch his buddy ride his great horse.

Watch here:

Singer George Strait makes it to the stage

(Posted Friday, 12:15 a.m.)

Y'all know that Tuf Cooper brought George Strait on stage at the South Point tonight?!

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George Strait is brought on stage at the South Point Thursday night following NFR action.

Trevor Brazile and Patrick Smith talk about team roping strategy

(Posted Friday, 8:30 p.m.)

Want a team roping preview? We've got the one-and-only team of Trevor Brazile and Patrick Smith to tell us about their steer and their strategy straight from the Thomas & Mack:

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