During the next two months leading up to the Big 12 Media Days in Dallas, Sooners Illustrated will breakdown the Oklahoma Sooners’ roster, starting with Dominique Alexander (No. 1 on the roster) and working all the way down to Dwayne Orso (No. 99) and the incoming freshmen.
We’ll look at last year’s performance, the best-case scenario for this season – without projecting injuries – and what each player means to the short-term or long-term success of the Sooners.
No. 84 – WR Grant Bothun (5-foot-11, 189 pounds)
What happened last year: Bothun served as Oklahoma’s primary holder. He’ll likely do so again this coming season.
Level of importance for Sooners (1-10): 4. There’s one thing that Oklahoma needs from Bothun: A good hold. That’s all that matters this coming season. Although, it’s one of the more important parts of any play.
Best-case scenario for this season: Bothun likely won’t find a spot in the rotation at receiver. So his best option is to have every field goal attempt run smoothly. Good snap. Good hold. After that, Bothun can’t do much else.