Gresham Puts Focus on Kansas

After a disappointing loss to Texas in the Red River Rivalry the Sooners have to get back on the practice field and get prepared for a very talented Kansas Jayhawks team that has been putting up some big offensive numbers…

After Saturday's 45-35 loss to Texas Jermaine Gresham gave credit to the Longhorns for how they played in the game, but you could tell that mere moments after the loss he had turned the page and was concentrating more on the attitude of his team and how they are going to go about finishing their season.

"We didn't' play our best game," Gresham began. "They are a great team, a really great team, and we can't take nothing from them. It is a shock to me and gets you down and everything, but we got to keep going and keep our heads up."

"We are not going to put our heads down. We have been in this situation before and we are going to keep fighting through and hopefully we can still get that Big 12 Championship game."

Gresham acknowledged that the Horns had success attacking some of the Sooners' weaknesses, but he hopes the strong core of team leaders will continue to step up and lead the team towards the season's main goals.

"We have a great group of seniors – great group of guys on this team – and no one is going to hang their heads on this," Gresham re-affirmed. "We are going to bounce back and go to practice and fix the leaks on the defense, offense and special teams. We are going to bounce back and be a better team after this."

Gresham believes that it will be business as usual this week in practice, because everyone on the team knows that a hungry Kansas team is coming in to town to, and the defending Orange Bowl champs are a team that no one should take lightly.

"We are going to approach it the same way. We are going to attack it. We are not going to hold our heads down."

"(It is a) great team in Kansas (that is) ranked in the Top 25. Anything can happen with them. Of course we don't want to be faced with two losses, so we got to bounce back and be ready to play for KU."

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