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Oklahoma football: Roy Finch working to earn more playing time

The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey, Stephanie Kuzydym, Jenni Carlson and Mike Sherman provided live coverage from OU football's weekly press conference today. It followed the Sooners' 69-13 win over Florida A&M. The Sooners take on Kansas State on Sept. 22 in Norman.
Oklahoman Modified: September 10, 2012 at 1:28 pm •  Published: September 10, 2012
University of Oklahoma offensive coordinator Josh Heupel said running back/slot receiver Roy Finch is working to earn more playing time.

"We all know what type of talent Roy is.....ultimately, we are asking all of our guys to buy in," said Heupel, who was filling in at the weekly press conference for Sooners coach Bob Stoops who was at a funeral.

Finch saw his first substantial playing time of the season Saturday in the Sooners 69-13 win over Florida A&M. He had five carries for 50 yards and a touchdown.

Here is a look at what else Heupel, co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell and defensive coordinator Mike Stoops had to say on Monday:

NewsOKSports 11:48 a.m. Bob Stoops will be taking questions from the media at noon. You'll find coverage here from Jason Kersey, Stephanie Kuzydym, Anthony Slater, and Mike Sherman.
by Jenni Carlson
Jenni Carlson, a sports columnist at The Oklahoman since 1999, came by her love of sports honestly. She grew up in a sports-loving family in Kansas. Her dad coached baseball and did color commentary on the radio for the high school football...
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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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by Mike Sherman
Sports Editor
Mike Sherman is sports editor of The Oklahoman, where he has a combined 18 years of service during two stints as a writer and an editor. He covered high school sports for The Oklahoman from 1984-93. He also worked as a news writer for the...
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