Oklahoma football: Former Sooner Tyrone Rodgers knows how Justin Brown feels

Tryone Rodgers transferred to Washington after turmoil hit the Sooners in the late ‘80s, much like new receiver Justin Brown left Penn State for OU.

By Stephanie Kuzydym Published: August 19, 2012

NORMAN — A dark cloud hung over the program. The beloved coach was gone. The NCAA dropped its hammer and punished the team.

A lot of the guys began to talk among themselves about what they would do, how it would be. They tried to console each other. Everyone was walking on eggshells — with the media and with each other.

It was 1989, and...

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