Knight is already back practicing and expects to be at full strength for the Sugar Bowl.
“We mixed and matched and some of it was planned and some of it wasn't,” said offensive coordinator Josh Heupel. “You have a couple different injuries that happened in the last couple weeks of the season. You try to put those guys in position to be successful.
“We'll have a mixture of a little bit of everything heading into the Sugar Bowl and try to give ourselves a chance to win the ballgame.”
Winning the ballgame is Oklahoma's primary objective in the Sugar Bowl, as it should be. Establishing an identity or picking up momentum for next season are nice, too, but winning the game — even with a scattered, patched-together offense — will take care of some of those secondary goals anyway.
“I think all year, we've all done a great job of everyone just working together and you know, it's a unit,” Bell said. “It's not just one guy, it's the whole unit and everyone preparing and fighting each day like you could go in at any moment.”