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OU linebacker Travis Lewis: Sooners embracing high expectations

University of Oklahoma linebacker Travis Lewis met with the media at Big 12 Media Days in Dallas on Tuesday. The Sooner senior said he and his teammates aren't shying away from the spotlight they're in as one of the nation's best teams.
BY JENNI CARLSON, Staff Writer, Modified: July 26, 2011 at 4:11 pm •  Published: July 26, 2011

In your attempt to drop some weight, did you have to give up anything that you love?

Aw, man, my Reese's Pieces. I love ‘em. I have a sweet tooth. I'm not going to lie — it's hard when I have sweets in my house. I don't buy them, but when other people buy them for me, I'm not going to let it go to waste.

You seem so natural in interviews. Do you get a kick out of something like Media Days?

I enjoy it. I love everything that comes along with football, and this is one aspect of it that I can do day in and day out. Definitely when you get to that five-, six-hour mark, you're kind of tired. But that first three or four hours, I'm ready to go. (Laughs.)