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Bob Stoops hopes to name starting QB next week

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10:10 AM ET 08.17 | Oklahoma's search for a starting quarterback appears to be reaching its conclusion -- not that there's much time left to decide. Sooners coach Bob Stoops, in an appearance on ESPN's SportsCenter on Friday, said that he hoped to name a starting quarterback by the end of next week. Stoops will decide between Blake Bell, who saw plenty of action over the past two seasons in the "Belldozer" and redshirt freshman Trevor Knight. Bell has rushed for 24 touchdowns over the past two seasons but has attempted just 20 passes in that time. Knight was a four-star recruit out of San Antonio's Reagan High School, throwing for 2,092 yards, 27 touchdowns and just three interceptions as a senior.

The Oklahoman

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August 17, 2013  10:31 AM ET

Waiting for you in South Bend Boomer Sooners. Show us what cha got Bobby me boy!

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August 17, 2013  10:59 AM ET

" ... Whichever quarterback the Sooners go with, the team will be more mobile at the position than they???ve been in the past few years ..."

So does that mean they'll look like KState with Colin Klein or Nebraska with Tayor Martinez?

August 17, 2013  11:42 AM ET
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Love my job, since I've been bringing in $82h??? I sit at home, music playing while I work in front of my new iMac that I got now that I'm making it online??? www.jobs34.???om

Oh go stuff some more envelopes.

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August 17, 2013  03:35 PM ET

Re posts #4 and 7....why to the Mods allow **** ad's on here and not pics of girls in bikinis?

August 17, 2013  06:48 PM ET
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" ... Whichever quarterback the Sooners go with, the team will be more mobile at the position than they???ve been in the past few years ..."So does that mean they'll look like KState with Colin Klein or Nebraska with Tayor Martinez?

I'm guessing it will be more like KState, since I think Bell will win the job. Been reading some good things about Knight, though. Bell may have a short leash to start the year.

August 17, 2013  06:48 PM ET
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Re posts #4 and 7....why to the Mods allow **** ad's on here and not pics of girls in bikinis?

Amen to that!

August 17, 2013  07:33 PM ET
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I'm guessing it will be more like KState, since I think Bell will win the job. Been reading some good things about Knight, though. Bell may have a short leash to start the year.

Too bad KT got hurt...but I think you are right..BB will be on a short lease, and I haven't been too impressed with any of his 20 passes LOL

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August 17, 2013  08:00 PM ET
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I don't think it's envelopes they are stuffing.

LMAO

August 18, 2013  12:52 AM ET

Knight would appear to have a much higher ceiling. Would be shocked if they went with Bell.

August 18, 2013  01:15 AM ET

Better hope they can both play both ways, that D is going to leak like a sieve!

August 18, 2013  09:58 AM ET
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I'd much rather see nipples!

 
August 18, 2013  10:00 AM ET

BTW, Stoops, just wait for 13 days and then we'll all know, who's starting.

13 MORE DAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!

GO BUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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