It’s getting closer. Just three more days until Oklahoma faces Louisiana-Monroe in the season opener.
Here are some links to stories around the web on OU, ULM and the BIg 12:
*Concussion issues hits home for Oklahoma lineman Ty Darlington, my beat partner Jason Kersey writes in today’s Oklahoman.
*Notes from yesterday, including an amusing story about ULM coach Todd Berry‘s last trip to Norman, from Jason and myself.
*Corey Nelson, Trey Millard expect a bigger, better year, Jason wrote in yesterday’s Oklahoman.
*Trevor Knight will remain a mystery until Saturday, writes the Tulsa World’s Guerin Emig.
*Sooner linebackers keen to become defensive backbone, writes John Shinn of the Norman Transcript.
*Sooner offense has legs to run on, Shinn writes.
*Sooners tweak game, embrace expectations, writes USA Today’s George Schroeder, a former OU beat reporter for The Oklahoman.
*Berry, his offensive coordinator and five players are making a trip back to their home state, writes The News Star’s Tabby Soignier.
*West Virginia has yet to pick a starting QB, writes the Charleston Daily Mail’s Mike Casazza.
*Looking ahead a couple weeks,Tulsa safety Demarco Nelson ruled ineligible for opener; status for rest of the season unclear, writes the World’s Bill Haisten.