A Response From Sports Illustrated On Big 12 Football Selections
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.
Defensive Coordinator Brent Venables likes to rotate his linemen and there is no shortage of personnel in Norman this year.
On Friday the Big 12 media released their Preseason All Conference Team but were beaten to the punch by SBN’s Big 12 bloggers who released their own version of the All Conference Team on Thursday.
In addition to the game changing kickoff return against OU he also hauled in 11 receptions (a record for the series) for 112 yards and a touchdown earning him the right to be called a Sooner Killer.
There hasn’t been a tight end at Oklahoma to draw this much since Keith Jackson was donning the crimson and cream.
The decade of the 1940’s was a launching pad for the Oklahoma football machine and in the `50’s we’d see it grow into a full fledged monster.