Sooners have something special in Dynamic Duo of Landry Jones, Ryan Broyles

Updated: Fri, Aug 26, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

For most quarterback-receiver combos, it's easy to pin point the best highlight of the season. For Oklahoma's Ryan Broyles and Landry Jones, it's hard to pick a Top 10.
Q&A with Jones and Broyles OU's all-time best Dynamic Duos Stoops, Castiglione among OU's off-field duos

Berry Tramel: Sooners' longest running Dynamic Duo of Bob Stoops, Brent Venables still going strong

Updated: Thu, Aug 25, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The original Dynamic Duo clearly had a pecking order. Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson were mentor/protégé.And so are OU football's longest running Dynamic Duo. Bob Stoops' relationship with Brent Venables has changed mightily over the years, if for no other reason than the 40-year-old Venables no longer is the Boy Wonder.

Sooners Kenny Stills, Tony Jefferson growing together on the field and off

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They both grew up around San Diego. They came to OU together. They live together. They both love Twitter. Kenny Stills and Tony Jefferson seem to have as close a friendship as two college football players could have.

OU lineman Gabe Ikard an easy target for teammate Ben Habern

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Sooner offensive lineman Ben Habern and Gabe Ikard are more than a match made in the trenches. They are a match made in food.

Sooners LBs Tom Wort, Jayden Bird have been through the wringer

Updated: Fri, Aug 26, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The Oklahoma linebackers seem to take on the personality of their boss, defensive coordinator Brent Venables — loose and laid-back away from the field, giving way to hardcore intensity when there's work to be done. Tom Wort and Jaydan Bird have been through the wringer at OU since arriving in January 2009, and they're even closer friends because of everything they went through together.

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