Oklahoma football: What they're saying about new quarterback Trevor Knight

Sooners players, former players, writers and broadcasters reacted on Twitter to Thursday night's announcement that Trevor Knight would be the Sooners' starting quarterback.
by Ryan Aber Published: August 22, 2013

Sooners players, former players, writers and broadcasters reacted on Twitter to Thursday night's announcement that Trevor Knight would be the Sooners' starting quarterback:

Running back Brennan Clay:

“We gotta ride with the decision ..#boomsoon”

Cornerback Aaron Colvin:

“Luv both them boys! Regardless the D gotta produce.. Now let's ride”

Offensive lineman Bronson Irwin:

“Knight Rider”

Former Sooner Dusty Dvoracek:

“I love Blake Bell! Great leader, plays with passion, great kid! But I think Trevor Knight is gonna be BEAST!! Beware Big 12 Defenses! #Boomer”

Bruce Feldman, CBS Sports:

“Buzz from an #OU insider on QB Trevor Knight: “4.5 guy. Strong arm. Played Manziel during Cotton Bowl practice. Was virtually untouchable.”

Todd Blackledge, broadcaster, responding to Feldman's tweet:

“So was Manziel in the game if I recall correctly.”

Sooners basketball player James Fraschilla:

“if you know Trevor, he's a way better person than he is football player which is saying something. proud of my dude. great role model.”

Stewart Mandel, Sports Illustrated:

“Upset of the preseason? A redshirt frosh beats out the Belldozer at OU. … Stoops' last two starting QBs started as redshirt freshman. One (Bradford) went on to win Heisman, the other (Jones) career passing leader.”


by Ryan Aber
Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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