Sometimes a team having a crop of National Football League (NFL) talent benefits others besides the ones expected to be high on the draft list from that squad.
This is the sixth part of the post-spring practice breakdown. The previous five featured the spring offensive updates, including breakdowns of the quarterbacks, offensive line, backfield and receiving group, and the first defensive breakdown, the defensive line. Now, comes the linebacker breakdown.
Looking back to last year's spring game many key contributors received their first chances to shine. This year's spring game could be a repeat as a number of starters will likely not get in to the action. In this feature we preview how the position battles could shape up on Saturday.
It's time to hand out a few awards following conference play on the way into the bowl season. This will be a two-part set for defense, followed by a two-part set for offense, then five overall team awards.
December 10, 2008
Junior TE Jermaine Gresham has moved into second place on Oklahoma's all-time touchdown receptions list with 21 (tied with Malcolm Kelly). He trails only former All-American Mark Clayton, who had 31 … in four seasons.
November 3, 2008
NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma strong side linebacker Keenan Clayton has been named the Co-Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week. The junior had a career-high 14 tackles in the Sooners' 49-17 win at Baylor last Saturday.
October 6, 2008
Keenan Clayton knows how important it is to been on the extreme plus side of the turnover margin, and the Sooners are sitting petty right now with a +6 and he admits that it has now become a sort of competition to keep it going.
October 2, 2008