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CBSSports.com columnist: ‘Oklahoma is a stupid football team’

NewsOK.com Sports Staff Published: September 27, 2010

CBSSports.com columnist Gregg Doyel wrote a column after OU’s victory against Cincinnati. Here’s an excerpt:

Sooner quarterback Landry Jones (12) scrambles during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the University of Cincinnati Bearcats (UC) at Paul Brown Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

Sooner quarterback Landry Jones (12) scrambles during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the University of Cincinnati Bearcats (UC) at Paul Brown Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

Cincinnati is not good — Cincinnati is, in fact, pretty damn lousy — and Oklahoma won by the slimmest of margins. If Oklahoma were Oklahoma State, where the coach is a man and a win is a win, then beating bad Cincinnati by the slimmest of margins would be celebrated.

But Oklahoma strives for more than the Holiday Bowl, so this wasn’t a celebration. This was scary, and I’ll tell you why.

Because Oklahoma is a stupid football team.

Oklahoma is fast, but Oklahoma is stupid. Oklahoma is skilled, but Oklahoma is stupid. Strong? Yes. Oklahoma is strong.

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What do you think of Doyel’s column? Is he spot on or dead wrong? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.

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