OU will go into 2013 without its record-setting quarterback, two of its best receivers and several of its best defenders off a defense that was a disaster anyway the second half of the season. The schedule will be unforgiving, as well.
Landry Jones said he would come back to Oklahoma to win a national championship and a Heisman Trophy. Neither of those things will happen, but the senior said there's "no better way to go out" than beating Oklahoma State in his last home game.
When the No. 8 Sooners host No. 5 Notre Dame on Saturday at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Landry Jones has an opportunity to cement his legacy as one of the best QBs in OU history and create memories that could turn tat contempt into reverence.