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Oklahoma football: Bob Stoops planning redshirt talks Monday

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said Friday that he and other coaches will meet Monday to discuss the freshman class. Daniel Brooks and Trevor Knight are two players who are expected to redshirt.
by Jason Kersey Published: August 19, 2012

“I don't know what the depth chart looks like right now, but he's in the mix and I know he's excited about the season.”

WALKER: HARDEN BEARD NOT ORIGINAL

Oklahoma defensive tackle Casey Walker knows he and Thunder star James Harden have similar beards.

Harden's beard became popular during the Thunder's run through the NBA playoffs, but Walker said his is the original.

“He copied me because I had it last year,” Walker said.

Walker's beard isn't as long as Harden's.

“I had to cut mine for my wedding so it's now growing back,” said Walker, who got married in the offseason.

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Defensive tackle David King on the team's goals:

“Go to your classes, go to your workouts, go to your meals, just do the little things. Because if you miss too many little things, they add up to a big thing and it takes away from the team. That's what happened to us last year with a bunch of guys missing classes and getting suspended from practice and whatnot. We just, we weren't ready and it showed when we got exposed by Tech, Baylor and OSU. We just got to come out this year and do the things we didn't do last year.”

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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