Oklahoma football: Could addition of Damien Williams supersede need for the Belldozer?

OU FOOTBALL — Oklahoma running back Damien Williams, and his ability to be the Sooners' physical presence in the red zone, could nullify the need for Blake Bell's Belldozer.
by Jason Kersey Published: September 17, 2012

Sophomore guard Adam Shead said it doesn't matter to him whether OU uses the Belldozer or not.

“As long as we're getting the job done, it doesn't matter,” Shead said. “Whether we're using Damien or Blake, as long as we're getting first downs and scoring touchdowns, that's all that matters.”

But James Patton, the OU assistant coach in charge of centers and guards, still considers the Belldozer an important option for the Sooner offense.

“We're gonna need that package,” Patton said. “We can do it in the middle of the field.

“We've got a lot of variations of it, but it all comes down to what you can execute.”

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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