Still, he feels confident with a year of experience behind him.
"The more reps you take, the more consistent and accurate you get," O'Hara said. "It's a mental thing. Kicking a year-and-a-half now, I feel much better about my kicking. I know what it's like to be in game situations. I'll be a lot more comfortable now."
If O'Hara stumbles, Stevens could be given another shot to be the place-kicker. Stevens was 11 of 11 on field goals from inside 40 yards last season. But his inability to be consistent from farther out cost him his job. Over the summer, Stevens worked on increasing his power and improving his distance, and is not ready to concede the job.
Neither are Easley or Hunnicutt.
Easley, a Norman North graduate who was sick last preseason before falling out of the competition, is healthy, talented and back in the mix.
Hunnicutt is a first-year walk-on out of Richardson, Texas, who, other than Way, might have the biggest leg on the team.
"I don't know who it's gonna be, but it's very important someone steps up," Way said. "Most important, for the guys on the team. They want to have that guy. Our offense is going to be extremely good, but they want to have that guy in case they have a couple mishaps in the red zone. They want to know someone is going to come in and tack up some extra points. Last year, myself included, we felt bad we couldn't give it to the team.
"The kickers, we need to be there to back them up."