Oklahoma football: Coaches weren't crazy about Trevor Knight's cross-field TD pass until it worked

by Jason Kersey Published: January 3, 2014
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Knight finished completing 32 of 44 pass attempts for 348 yards and four touchdowns against Alabama, setting a Sugar Bowl record for completions.

The Sooners' first offensive series of the game ended when a Knight pass deflected off Jalen Saunders' hands and was intercepted, but on the first play of the next drive, Knight connected with Lacoltan Bester for a 45-yard score.

“The more snaps you get, the more comfortable you feel,” Knight said. “The more completions you get, the more comfortable you feel. It's all about just getting in that rhythm, hitting a few shots early … moving forward from that, going into next year and everything, that's what we're going to ride on.”

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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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