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It was a shock to lean that Ben Haber was retiring. But, depth at receiver has improved with the reinstatement of three suspended players.
It's a shock to "LEAN" that even the Blow U writers can't speak English that well.
"OU is four deep at tackle with sophomore Daryl Williams, sophomore Tyrus Thompson, senior Lane Johnson and redshirt freshman Derek Farniok."
They obviously don't teach counting in Oklahoma.
Is there back up center 285 pounds? I believe the trench battle will be a lot different this year then last. Hate to see a kid get injured but with That said I like where our Oline is going as well as where OU's is
Daryl,Tyrus, Lane and Derek = four, right, unless I mssed something?
- God Bless Texas
Four deep at one tackle spot... Zero deep at the other
In James Hale's egg size and egg smooth brain that's 4 deep, proving yet again, just in case that you ever forget this that OU SUCKS regardless of the time or time zone or planet that you live on.
IMO WVU is the only team that will favored against us i see us being favored in the rest of the games including OU........
Can't be stressed enough IMO.
"Redshirt freshman Nila Kasitati recently underwent a minor surgery for his heart but is not expected to miss much of training camp at all. Kasitati worked all spring at center and guard and the coaches are very high on him in the future at guard or center."
There is such a thing as "minor" heart surgery for a 20 year old human?
Also, the guy mentions Austin Box as someone who can step in for help in depth. This is someone currently going through cancer treatment. Then he closes with the names of 3 true freshmen and declares that OU has solid depth at OL. Only the okies could do that with a straight face.
I will be blown away if we don't hear a pronouncement from Stoops before the season starts that this is the best OL they've ever had at OU and the same holds true for the WR corps. The jokes write themselves.
The idea that Oklahoma is "four deep" at tackle because they have four bodies there is comical. Texas has four bodies too and it would be devestating to lose either of the starters.
-Lane Johnson is a McWhorter-esque guy... He can start and look decent against the weaker teams but he'll have OU fans begging for a replacement by the end of the year like they were last year
-Daryl Williams will be really good IMO, don't think he's proven jack yet though
-Dylan Farniok is a RS Fr from freaking South Dakota that struggled with weight issues last year, something tells me he doesn't play much this year
-Tyrus Thompson is questionable as well
From what I've heard, saying all of those guys ames was like saying Marcus Hutchins and Garrett Porter or Taylor Doyle. So much sunshine pumping from Hale. Shead is like Flowers though IMO, hell be pretty good.
What the hell? First of all, those guys are nothing like Doyle and Hutchins. They will actually play, and be serviceable. Second, didn't you say just yesterday that Shead wasn't in the "same paragraph" as Habern and Ikard?
This post was edited by WildBill71 20 months ago
Top 8 will be Williams, Johnson, Evans, Shead and Ikard to start and the next three off the bench will be Irwin, Nila and Thompson. Irwin can play OG and OT. I dont know much about Farniok, but he did improve a great deal in the spring. Nila will be good if he is healthy and can play C and OG. Irwin will be good when he is on the field. Woods is recovering from cancer, so lord knows whats up with him. Its still a deep group, but Habern was very good for us and will be missed. We will still run the ball effectively. If the WRs "get it", our offense will be tough to stop. A lot more physical than we were last year.
There is nothing more dangerous in this world than a man with nothing to lose.
I don't disagree with anything besides Irwin playing OT, because of all the "ifs".
"This is the best offense line I have ever had."
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and now 2012
Our boys look to have gained some weight. Only our center is under 300 and he is at 295. I feel even better about them now. We will see how much fall camp takes off of them before the first game. Hopefully not much.
As for Irwin, I hope he doesnt have to play tackle, but he is capable if he has to. My concerns are still the same as before for this team. LB depth and WR/TE. LB depth may never be needed but WR/TE are part of being balanced on offense. UTEP and FAMU wont tell us much, but the Kst game should be a pretty good test.
Wait until you see Jordan Phillips....LOL. Crazy how he is able to move so fast being that tall and heavy. Gonna be a fun game with you guys. I cant wait.
7 B12 Titles, 14 quotes.....not bad.
I know all about Jordan Phillips. Would be a cinch first rounder if he switched to OT. Still will be great as a DT though.
I love this mentality - I feel "better" about our offensive line now that we lost an All-Big 12, Lombardi Watch List, third year starting player... that's good stuff right there.
As a Texas fan - I feel better too!
You have the conference titles. That is not even what the post was about so thank you for sharing your thoughts.
But you do agree Bob Stoops is a gigantic-bag-of-dick-eating-lying-self-promoting-sack-of-shit?
We are 8 deep at TE.
You continue to do battle with reading comprehension in a manner resembling The Republic of Georgia taking on Russia. It's almost inspiring, and it's certainly hilarious.
With another 10 ready to be converted at any time.
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