Oklahoma Sooners Safeties: The Other Big Hole That No One is Talking About

Posted by J. Robert Byrom on August-11-2009 Add Comments

The Sooners do return a lot of talent, maybe more than ever under Stoops. The award watch lists and preseason Big 12 teams are littered with Sooners, but you hear non-stop about how the offensive line is the key to the Sooners' season. 

Well, there is one other position that OU lost their starters that could bite them hard. No, it is not the wide receivers. Despite losing two great receivers there is plenty of young talent, and receivers have never been an issue under Stoops.

We're talking about safeties.

Despite returning the front nine, the Sooners will be replacing both of the starting safeties from last year. In the spread/pass happy Big 12, the safety position is one of the most important on the field...

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