After two straight ho-hum defensive seasons under former coordinator Brent Venables, Mike Stoops returns to Norman to give the Sooners their defensive edge back.
Just how good is the Sooners' defense in 2011? Jake Trotter compares Oklahoma's '11 unit with past Stoops squads.
Ten years ago, Roy Williams took flight to win the Red River Rivalry for the Oklahoma Sooners
With leading-rusher Dominique Whaley out for the season, the Sooners are thin at running back and need Roy Finch and Brennan Clay to carry the load.