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Oklahoma Sooners Football Hot Links: Early enrollees, the best games of 2017, and more!

Also, could Baker Mayfield go to the Denver Broncos in the NFL Draft?

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Hello once again, Sooner fans. Yes, the Oklahoma Sooners didn’t play their best ball last night against K-State, nor did they come away with the victory, but part of that is the nature of playing on the road in the Big 12 — and also part of playing at Bramlage, where OU still hasn’t won since 2012. Remember, the formula earn a high seed is to win most of home games and at least split the road games. This team isn’t falling out of relevancy any time soon, and Trae Young will continue to grow from this like he has all season.

For today’s edition of Hot Links, strength coach Bennie Wylie is formally introduced as Director of Sports Performance, AD Joe Castiglione will reportedly join the CFP committee starting this upcoming season, Trae Young is human after all and a whole lot more!

OU Links

  • The Red River Shootout (Showdown, Rivalry, whatever) made the list at No. 50 in the second installment of Bill Connelly’s top 100 games of the 2017 college football season. I might put it a bit higher due to how physical that edition of the rivalry ended up being, but this won’t be the last OU game we eventually see on this list. 40-1 will be released later this week.
  • If Lincoln is totally on board with somebody, then I have no reason to doubt. Bennie Wylie has the experience to make me feel comfortable in his proven ability and that he knows what he’s doing, while he also has the energy to make a lasting mark with Oklahoma’s strength program.

Around the Sports World

  • Well now we know, Deion. I’m kind of disappointed because it would have been epic to see Prime Time coaching in the collegiate ranks, but perhaps another day that’ll transpire.

Stick to Sports!

  • Check out this meteor in the night sky over Michigan. For a second there it was practically daylight. I’d be shaken if I saw something like this in person.

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