Oklahoma's defensive linemen heard all the naysayers. So it was gratifying to shut them up in a dominating performance against Texas.
After two seasons of mediocrity, the Sooners are back to playing championship-caliber defense. The Oklahoma way. The Mike Stoops way, too.
Freshman middle linebacker Frank Shannon turned heads for the Sooners against Texas Tech, but Mike Stoops says Tom Wort is still the starter.
The Oklahoma Sooners routed the Texas Longhorns in the Red River Rivalry and Landry Jones led the way.
In the Sooners' win over Texas, the defensive front showed it soon could be considered the strength of OU's defense.
Oklahoma's defensive backs, who call themselves the "sharks," feasted on the Longhorns.