Based on buzz coming out of Oklahoma's spring camp, it's not unfathomable to believe the defensive backs will rebound to emerge as the strength of the defense in 2012.
The Sooners have scheduled non-conference games with Notre Dame, Tennessee, Ohio State and LSU in the next 10 years.
Grading Oklahoma's 23-13 win over Florida State
The Oklahoma defense held Florida State to 27 yards rushing on 26 attempts and set the tone for a big non-conference win.
Among the the things to watch in No. 1 OU's showdown at No. 5 Florida State are the performances of QB Landry Jones and offensive coorinator Josh Huepel.
Oklahoma's showdown with Florida State might be the biggest nonconference road game since Bob Stoops took over.
Oklahoma's national title in 2000 was a turning point for the Sooners and Florida State. The Sooners used the game to "springboard" to national prominence.
Two road games will determine Oklahoma's BCS fate and Bob Stoops thinks his team is more experienced in 2011.
Oklahoma linebacker Travis Lewis says on Twitter that he's out vs. Florida State.
Despite scoring 47 points on Florida State in 2010, Oklahoma players know the Seminoles are a 'totally different team'