Oklahoma will stick with a similar spring-game scoring format as last year's, pitting the offense against the defense instead of drafting two separate teams.
The offense will receive the traditional six points for touchdowns, one for extra points and three for field goals.
The defense gets six for defensive touchdowns, three for fourth-down stops, turnovers and missed field goals, and two points for three-and-outs.
Last year, when coach Bob Stoops announced the changed format, he said the offense vs. defense idea was borrowed from Boise State coach Chris Petersen.
The Sooners' 2013 spring game is set for 2 p.m. Saturday on Owen Field.
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Oklahoma coaches were tinkering with the idea of switching to a 3-4 defense, but seem to have changed course with junior Chuka Ndulue's move from defensive end to tackle.
“We've been playing a lot of 4-3,” said sophomore defensive tackle Jordan Phillips. “We thought we were going to play 3-4, but we stayed with the 4-3. We moved Chuka down and now we're just in there banging.”
Asked why he thought the schematic switch was coming, Phillips said, “Because we didn't have any depth at the D-tackle position. They kind of told us that, but they just changed their mind I guess.”
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