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Oklahoma's QB derby back on after possible injury

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07:30 AM ET 09.09 | Trevor Knight, who was coming off a quarter in which he'd recorded more interceptions (two) than pass completions (one), had certainly earned his benching on Saturday. But Sunday, new information surfaced that might help explain Knight's poor performance -- and the noticeable change in play calling -- in the third quarter. Tricia Knight, Trevor's mother, posted a Facebook status Sunday morning from Oklahoma City's McBride Orthopedic Hospital that said, "Praying no damage to Trevor's knee." Later Sunday, ESPN.com reported Knight had an MRI on his knee but that the injury isn't thought to be serious, citing a team source. ... But -- because of injury, ineffectiveness or some combination of both -- one thing is now abundantly clear: Oklahoma's quarterback derby is back on.

The Oklahoman

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September 9, 2013  08:11 AM ET
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OU without a QB. Welcome to my world.

RRSO could be a throwback game. Student body left, student body right.

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September 9, 2013  09:14 AM ET

WTFJJ happened to Texas this weekend? Didn't see that coming at all. Provo Poligymists were 0-1, Texas problems are all "fixed".

U$C was somewhat expected, and ND had a tough road game against a quality opponent, but the UTx lost by that margin and that stat line really caught me off guard.

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September 9, 2013  09:34 AM ET
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Then you simply don't adjust or change your strategy with the obvious expectation the offense is going to play into your hands.

This sounds like Spurrier in the MNC back in '96 against Nebraska, only it was our offense getting our brains blitzed out, and he wouldn't hold back a RB or TE to help in protection, and Danny Wuerffel dam near got killed. Spurdog absolutely refused to adjust.

September 9, 2013  09:34 AM ET
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Simple answer. You play nickel defense the entire game against an opponent that cannot throw but can run. Then you simply don't adjust or change your strategy with the obvious expectation the offense is going to play into your hands.

You happy with the change at DC? What does Mack have to do to keep his job?

Another blow-out in the RRSO will be hard to ever over-come, don't you think?

September 9, 2013  09:35 AM ET
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OU without a QB. Welcome to my world.

We'll send you Driskel, how's that?

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September 9, 2013  09:57 AM ET
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So you saying the coaching sucks.. lol

...And it doesn't begin or end with Manny Diaz.

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September 9, 2013  10:26 AM ET
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No thanks. He's not that great.

Understatement of the season to date right there.

September 9, 2013  10:26 AM ET
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No thanks. He's not that great.

Oh is great. A very high completion rate, especially when the other team is included.

September 9, 2013  10:46 AM ET
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Oh is great. A very high completion rate, especially when the other team is included.

"Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone."
"Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone."
"Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone."
"Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone."
"Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone."
"Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone."
"Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone."

That should be on his armband for the rest of his playing career.

 
September 9, 2013  10:47 AM ET
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"Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone.""Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone.""Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone.""Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone.""Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone.""Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone.""Don't throw late, over the middle, in the red zone."That should be on his armband for the rest of his playing career.

Throw the ball away if it looks bad. One throwaway the whole game.

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