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Published: September 25, 2007
Bomar factor
Sam Houston State, 2-1, is ranked No. 15 in the latest NCAA Division I-AA poll. OSU coach Mike Gundy said Rhett Bomar, the former Oklahoma quarterback, is a perfect fit for the Bearkats' offense.

"Bomar helps them tremendously because he can make plays,” Gundy said. "Any time you play a team that has a quarterback like him who touches the ball every play you better be ready to play.”

•Black jerseys: Defensive coordinator Tim Beckman said coaches take away black jerseys if a player has three consecutive sub-par performances. Last week, Beckman stripped all the defense's black jerseys that were awarded during fall camp.

After making some key plays in Saturday's win at Texas Tech, Beckman re-issued black jerseys to cornerback Jacob Lacey, defensive end Nathan Peterson and linebackers Patrick Lavine and Chris Collins.

•Reid's role: Backup quarterback Bobby Reid, who has declined interview requests "for a couple of weeks,” won't be sitting on the sidelines the entire game.

Offensive coordinator Larry Fedora said he will continue to find ways to get Reid involved as a wide receiver, a role Fedora devised in the off-season for current starter Zac Robinson. Reid played six snaps at wideout against Texas Tech.

"It will definitely evolve as we go,” Fedora said. "We have spent a lot of time and invested a lot of reps in that (two-quarterback) package. I want to use it.

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