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OU football notebook: Jenks pipeline trying to get Trojans safety Steven Parker to commit to OU

Asked what he thought the chances of Parker ending up a Sooner were, Gabe Lynn said: “I think it's looking good. I think we have a good shot.”
by Jason Kersey Published: August 18, 2013

Kasitati (6-foot-4, 312 pounds) injured his knee late in the Sooners' early October victory at Texas Tech.

The Euless, Texas, native also had heart surgery last summer.

“He's good,” said senior guard Bronson Irwin. “He's the same old guy. High energy, makes things fun out there and plays hard. I feel like he came in and didn't really miss a beat.

“He's always been a freak athlete for how big he is. Just a quick guy. It's kind of weird to say, but I don't think he's lost a whole lot.”

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Sophomore wide receiver Sterling Shepard, on the team having something to prove:

“We try to keep the energy level up at practice. Everybody doesn't have us picked to win the Big 12, so I feel like we do have a lot to prove. At Oklahoma we're known to win. That's what we're going to try to do, try to attack the season.”

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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