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Oklahoma Sooners Football Hot Links: Caleb Kelly switches positions, Jeff Badet runs a blazing 40, and more!

Jeff Badet may have made himself some money at Oklahoma’s Pro Day.

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What’s up, Sooner Nation! Today is Pro Day for the Oklahoma Sooners, and NFL teams have sent representatives to Norman to watch the Sooners work out. There will be plenty of news coming from the Pro Day, but there’s also been news coming from spring practices.

According to Mike Stoops, Caleb Kelly is moving from SAM to WILL linebacker. Kelly is still recovering from offseason shoulder surgery, but he’s already working on learning the position from a mental standpoint.

And speaking of Kelly’s surgery, Kelly informed reporters that he sustained the injury after the third week of the season. So essentially, Caleb Kelly played almost an entire season at linebacker with a bum shoulder. It’s amazing how dangerously thin the linebacker unit could have been had he gone down.

Now for today’s edition of Hot Links! Jeff Badet ran an insane 40-yard dash, Trae Young missed the cut for the Naismith, and Russell Westbrook recorded his 100th career triple-double!

OU Links

  • Make sure to catch all the action at Oklahoma’s Pro Day starting at 11 a.m. You can watch on Fox Sports Southwest, provided by Sooner Sports TV. You can also follow the results with the link provided in the tweet.
  • Jeff Badet may have made himself some money today. Badet’s unofficial 40-yard dash time was 4.27, which would have been the fastest time for all players, regardless of position, at the NFL Combine. Also, his broad jump would have ranked second among receivers at the combine. Excellent work, Jeff!
  • Orlando Brown also improved on many of his results from the NFL Combine, including the 40, which was incredibly underwhelming. Brown could still go high in the draft, but the first round might be out of reach still.
  • 2019 five-star defensive tackle Faatui Tuitele is making a visit to Oklahoma. Tuitele is from Hawaii, and is a current USC lean, according to several scouts.
  • C’mon, people. ‘Everyday’ is an adjective. ‘Every day’ is what you were looking for. For the record, I earned my bachelor’s in English, and I’m willing to volunteer as a proofreader OU Athletics.

Around the Sports World

  • Russell Westbrook hit the century mark for triple doubles last night against the Atlanta Hawks. Congratulations on yet another milestone, Russ! If he can break Oscar Robertson’s all-time record of 181, it may be a record that won’t be broken in our lifetime.

Stick to Sports!

  • Iconic and world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has passed away peacefully at the age of 76. Hawking was most notably known for his work on black holes and relativity theories.

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