White back in the saddle again

Oklahoma quarterback Jason White talks about his knee rehab and OU's new offense (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)

JH: Coach Stoops says you have lost some weight. How much have you lost?

JW: I guess I have lost about five pounds, but I really don't know how. I haven't been trying to lose weight. I have just been working hard on my knee and I guess I lost the weight naturally. I still weigh about 215.

JH: Are you a stronger player?

JW: I think the rehab has made me a stronger player, and in the long run I believe I will be a faster player as well. I have never worked as hard on my body as I am right now in my life.

JH: It looks like you are doing everything at practice?

JW: I am doing just about everything. I am going through team drills and individual drills. I am not going to scrimmage, but I think I could if they wanted me to.

JH: I know you are running straight ahead and you can backpeddle, but have you been able to cut on the knee yet.

JW: I haven't really tried it yet, but I think that I could. I am being real careful with it still at this point. I haven't really just took off and tried to run on it.

JH: How are you throwing the ball?

JW: I think I am throwing the ball pretty well. I am able to make all the throws and I feel my arm is stronger and better than it was a year ago.

JH: What are you thoughts on the new wrinkles in the offense.

JW: I think they are great. We are going to be a better running team this year, which will help us in the passing game. Plus, I think the quarterback run game is going to be important to us next season and that fits into what I can do best.

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