2009 OU Football In Photos: End Of An Era
When it comes time to go to the air there may not be a more accurate passer in America than Bradford. He’s got college football’s best tight end in Jermaine Gresham and while Manny Johnson, Juaquin Iglesias and Quentin Chaney are all gone from last year’s squad a new crop of talented receivers has emerged.
As we heard over and again last season there wasn’t anything at all special about Oklahoma’s special teams in 2008. From missed extra points and field goals to blown coverage on kickoffs it was often an exercise in futility when the special teams unit took the field.
You won’t find any Red Raiders in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and to be honest you’ll be hard pressed to find a major contributor among the fourteen former Tech players currently on NFL rosters. That doesn’t mean that they aren’t there though. In fact there are two guys who are obvious and could, in fact, find themselves in Canton someday.
If Sergio Kindle is driving a car it’s quite possible that the safest place to be is in the middle of the road. However, when he’s charging hard on the football field you won’t want to be anywhere around him because he’s one of the Big 12’s hardest hitters.
Oklahoma’s defensive secondary is a bit intriguing because the Sooners boast two of the best corners in the country and a pair of safeties who will be first year starters.
A position that was initially thought to be thin at the beginning of last season actually turned out to be stocked with talent and now returns three starters in `09.