Oklahoma football: Five players to watch for the Sugar Bowl

Here is a quick look at five players to keep an eye on during the Sugar Bowl.
by Jason Kersey Published: December 14, 2013
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Here is a quick look at five players to keep an eye on during the Sugar Bowl:

1. AJ McCarron, Alabama, Sr., QB: McCarron was a Heisman Trophy finalist after throwing for 2,676 yards, 26 touchdowns and only five interceptions this season. He led Bama to national titles in 2011 and 2012.

2. T.J. Yeldon, Alabama, So., RB: Yeldon is Alabama's leading rusher with 1,163 yards and 13 touchdowns this season.

3. C.J. Mosley, Alabama, Sr., LB: The All-American was named the 2013 Butkus Award winner as the nation's best linebacker.

4. Brennan Clay, Oklahoma, Sr., RB: Clay is 87 rushing yards from becoming Oklahoma's first 1,000-yard rusher since DeMarco Murray in 2010.

5. Aaron Colvin, Oklahoma, Sr., CB: Colvin has played hurt much of this season, but is fifth on the team in tackles and an impressive cover corner.


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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