Oklahoma football notebook: Mike Stoops not entirely please with Thursday's practice

OU held a 50-play scrimmage to end Thursday’s practice, which Mike Stoops said was “very generic. Very vanilla.”
by Jason Kersey Published: March 14, 2014
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HEUPEL: KNIGHT PUTTING ‘HIS STAMP’ ON OFFENSE

Oklahoma offensive coordinator Josh Heupel said he doesn’t necessarily notice anything different in quarterback Trevor Knight’s demeanor, but said Knight is more confident now that he is the unquestioned leader of the offense.

“I think it’s his ability to speak with a louder stick in the weight room, in the locker room, for him to put more of his personality, his stamp on an offense,” Heupel said. “Also with our football team, he’s a great leader and a great kid on and off the field. He’s extremely competitive.

“He’s the same guy every single day in the meeting room and on the field. He doesn’t change and hopefully that will transcend to our entire football team.”

QUOTABLE

Former OU cornerback Aaron Colvin, on his mentality after tearing his ACL in January:

“There’s definitely been down days, but I can’t show anybody that. Anytime I have that down day, I either talk to my parents or I get into the Word. That always gets my mind right. I have no doubts that I’m going to be back and be the best out there.”


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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