After half-a-dozen appeals, the NCAA finally -- and suddenly -- granted Fresno State transfer Jalen Saunders eligibility to play this season, giving the Sooners another dynamic receiving option just in time for the Red River Rivalry.
Junior college transfer Damien Williams rushed for more than 100 yards in his OU debut. And he'll be needed to contribute the rest of the season.
Penn State transfer Justin Brown is leading by example to Oklahoma's young receivers and is easing the burden on leading returning receiver Kenny Stills.
Linebacker Corey Nelson said the Oklahoma Sooners' defections have 'affected us drastically.'