2013 two deep

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    2013 two deep

    I'm very bored so this seems like a good time for this thread. I will operate under the assumption that Stills and Jefferson leave early, Reynolds is reinstated, and all the other underclassmen return to school. I will also operate under the assumption that we will continue to play five DBs next year instead of a 4-3 like most normal football teams.

    *denotes returning starter from 2012

    Offense:
    LT - Daryl Williams*, Josiah St. John
    LG - Adam Shead*, Austin Woods
    C - Gabe Ikard*, Ty Darlington
    RG - Bronson Irwin* or Tyler Evans
    RT - Tyrus Thompson*, Derek Farniok

    TE - Brannon Green, Taylor McNamara
    WR - Jaz Reynolds, Trey Metoyer
    WR - Jalen Saunders*, Durron Neal
    SL - Sterling Shepard, Derrick Woods

    QB - Blake Bell, Trevor Knight
    FB - Trey Millard*, Aaron Ripkowski
    RB - Damien Williams*, Brennan Clay, Roy Finch

    Defense:
    DE - Chuka Ndulue*, Charles Tapper
    DT - Jordan Phillips, Damon Williams
    DT - Quincy Russell, Jordan Wade
    DE - Mike Onuoha or Geneo Grissom

    OLB - Corey Nelson*, Aaron Franklin
    MLB - Frank Shannon or Tom Wort*

    N - Julian Wilson
    CB - Aaron Colvin*, Cortez Johnson
    FS - ?
    SS - Gabe Lynn, ?
    CB - Gary Simon, Kass Everett

    If Tony Jefferson had a change of heart and decided to come back to school, that would be kind of helpful. Our defense has the potential to be horrendous next year. We need some more JUCO defensive linemen and the young DBs really need to come on strong. Offensively, we might actually be pretty good again.
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    Ah so, mutha fucka.

    I wonder if Cortez Johnson would start opposite Colvin if he returns (assuming legal trouble is resolved).

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    DT Jordan Wade?

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    We aren't going to field a special teams unit next year?

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    WR - Jalen Saunders*, Durron Neal
    SL - Sterling Shepard, Derrick Woods

    I would think that Durron backs up Sterling in the slot and Woods backs up Jalan at WR

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    Originally Posted by soonerbms View Post

    *denotes returning starter from 2012

    Offense:
    LT - Daryl Williams*, Josiah St. John
    LG - Adam Shead*, Austin Woods
    C - Gabe Ikard*, Ty Darlington
    RG - Bronson Irwin* or Tyler Evans
    RT - Tyrus Thompson*, Derek Farniok
    Naturally, half of these 10 guys will have season ending injuries by the end of August.

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    Originally Posted by Sancho View Post
    Naturally, half of these 10 guys will have season ending injuries by the end of August.
    Only Half ?????????? If that is true #8 might be just around the corner.
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    Jaz won't be back...

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    Defense has a long, long way to go

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    Originally Posted by prentice2 View Post
    Jaz won't be back...
    Good he's worthless to us.

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    Our tackle rotation is concerning. As is our entire defense.

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    It can't get any worse than the last few games

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    Originally Posted by madillsoonerfan5353 View Post
    DT Jordan Wade?
    Yeah, I guess I forgot about him.

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    Originally Posted by prentice2 View Post
    Jaz won't be back...
    Why not? He's stayed with the team throughout his season long suspension. Why would he bolt now that he has a chance at reinstatement?

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    Originally Posted by Yuck Fu View Post
    I wonder if Cortez Johnson would start opposite Colvin if he returns (assuming legal trouble is resolved).
    CJ will be lucky to sniff a seat in the stadium,let alone one one in the locker room.

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    You also forgot Nila Kasatati (sp?). He'll certainly be in the mix in the O-line.

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    Alex Ross will see some playing time next yr i think

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    What happeen to Drew Allen?

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    I think Alex Ross will find the field a lot next year. He will be the all down all game back we have needed since Murray left. I think our OLine will be great next year and our offense as a whole might explode and dominate the Big 12. Finally in all honesty I seriously think our Dline will be much better next year then it was this year. I just have a feeling Phillips and Russell will be unstoppable. I really think our team will be a force next year and like you said if somehow we can get Jefferson back then who knows how far this team may go. Here's to another great year for our Sooners. Boomer!!!!!

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    Truly sad that many expect Bob and Mike to field a shitty D. When Bob was hired I doubt many expected the Big 12 to turn into the WAC from the 80s. Talent upgrades are needed defensively but I worry the best don't want to come here with the past few years poor showings. Sure wish they'd focus on the D as much as the O.
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    The defense is a huge worry. Jordan Phillips could turn out to be very good, and others along the DL have great potential. But it's all potential. LB and DB? Scary. Jefferson (I assume he's gone) leaves a big hole, as does Hurst, of course. Still, no reason for despair. If the guys work hard and learn, while avoiding arrest and injury, it could be an excellent year.

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    Depending on how the QB situation shakes out, barring injuries, that could be a DAMN good offense.

    The defense. Well...yeah...

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    Originally Posted by OKCChuck View Post
    What happeen to Drew Allen?
    Rumors is that he is transferring out.

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    2013 two deep

    Originally Posted by Big Red One View Post
    Rumors is that he is transferring out.
    So, he hasn't yet? He is still ahead of McKnight

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    Originally Posted by OKCChuck View Post
    So, he hasn't yet? He is still ahead of McKnight
    Yeah, if he doesn't transfer, he will probably be ahead of Knight. I thought it was pretty much a done deal though that he was leaving. Maybe I'm wrong.

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    At WR, I predict that Saunders will remain in the slot, backed by Shepard (both will play in 4 WR sets), with Metoyer and Jaz starting at the outside positions, backed by Neal and Woods. Offense looks pretty set.

    Quincy Russell will be the most important addition for 2013. Don't want to put too much on him, but this is a guy who could improve our D significantly.

    I expect Frank Shannon to continue to improve at MLB, which would be another huge bonus for the D.

    Grissom and Ndule will start at DE, backed up by Tapper and Mike O, provided that the latter two continue to develop.

    If TJ goes pro, then I think we'll have to move Colvin back to safety. We have 2 excellent prospects at corner in Cortez Johnson and Simon. If Tee Shepard comes, then 1 of those 3 CBs will be the nickel.

    Still would need someone to make a move at safety, probably the position that concerns me most for next year.
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    I really liked the way Grissom was playing towards the end of this season.

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    2013 two deep

    Originally Posted by soonerbms View Post
    Yeah, if he doesn't transfer, he will probably be ahead of Knight. I thought it was pretty much a done deal though that he was leaving. Maybe I'm wrong.
    Nothing official. Just web rumors.

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    Originally Posted by OUrage View Post
    WR - Jalen Saunders*, Durron Neal
    SL - Sterling Shepard, Derrick Woods

    I would think that Durron backs up Sterling in the slot and Woods backs up Jalan at WR
    I think Saunders will play the slot position.

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    Originally Posted by LVSOONER15 View Post
    I really liked the way Grissom was playing towards the end of this season.
    i thought chuka and geno played good when given the chance. i like rj (when he's doing interviews - nice guy) but i think those two will be an upgrade from this year.

    OL looks solid and that's always a plus with a new QB.

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    Wow, Kendall Thompson gets no love. He appears to be an afterthought.

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    Gabe Lynn has been a disappointment. I wonder if Julian Wilson moves to a safety spot. He needs to improve his tackling if he does however.

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    Originally Posted by OUrage View Post
    WR - Jalen Saunders*, Durron Neal
    SL - Sterling Shepard, Derrick Woods

    I would think that Durron backs up Sterling in the slot and Woods backs up Jalan at WR
    So, we're sayin' the Stills is definitely G-O-N-E??

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    Originally Posted by PLAW View Post
    So, we're sayin' the Stills is definitely G-O-N-E??
    Not definitely, but probably. And we don't really need Stills and his extraordinary speed, his hands, his route running, his downfield blocking, his jive, 'cause we got others, man.

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    Originally Posted by Schooner9 View Post
    Gabe Lynn has been a disappointment. I wonder if Julian Wilson moves to a safety spot. He needs to improve his tackling if he does however.
    i think gabe gets a lot of crap for 2011 season still ... he's not the greatest in coverage in 2012 but was one of our better tacklers late in the season. the last four games, lynn was the last of our worries.

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    Originally Posted by Balko View Post
    The defense is a huge worry. Jordan Phillips could turn out to be very good, and others along the DL have great potential. But it's all potential.
    They can't be any worse than what McFarland, Walker and McGee were. They are the worst DT group at Oklahoma in over 30 years from a talent standpoint.

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    Originally Posted by DirtySouth_Sooner View Post
    i think gabe gets a lot of crap for 2011 season still ... he's not the greatest in coverage in 2012 but was one of our better tacklers late in the season. the last four games, lynn was the last of our worries.
    Tony Jefferson disagrees.

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    Originally Posted by zcaa0g View Post
    Tony Jefferson disagrees.
    please rewatch wv and osu game ... jefferson looked horrrraaaaabllleeeee. took bad routes, always leaving his feet, and never wrapped up.

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    Originally Posted by DirtySouth_Sooner View Post
    i think gabe gets a lot of crap for 2011 season still ... he's not the greatest in coverage in 2012 but was one of our better tacklers late in the season. the last four games, lynn was the last of our worries.
    Incorrect. Sadly, Gabe is a proven soft spot in pass coverage.

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    Originally Posted by oujeremy View Post
    Incorrect. Sadly, Gabe is a proven soft spot in pass coverage.
    hmm i pointed that out in my post ... now tell me who wasn't a "soft spot in pass coverage" in the wv and osu game? and as far as tackling goes, gabe had a lot less misses than some of our other guys (including jefferson).
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    Originally Posted by DirtySouth_Sooner View Post
    hmm i pointed that out in my post ... now tell me who wasn't a "soft spot in pass coverage" in the wv and osu game? and as far as tackling goes, gabe had a lot less misses than some of our other guys (including jefferson).
    The bottom line, my friend, is that if Gabe starts next year, we are in trouble.

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