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Oklahoma Sooners Football Hot Links: Yang Yang the Panda picks OU, CeeDee Lamb makes another All-America team

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However, whether or not Yang Yang took the Peach Bowl suspension rumors into account remains a mystery.

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Happy Tuesday, friends and fans!

It’s a well-known fact that the giant panda is the smartest animal on planet Earth. The secret is in their diet. You see, the nutrients in bamboo fibers give the big, cuddly floof monsters the ability to correctly prognosticate the outcome of College Football Playoff games, and unlike Jim Mora, they don’t even need to watch hundreds of games a week. Don’t believe me? See for yourself. Yang Yang, the stage is all yours, my two-toned friend.

First of all, for those of you who are less cultured than my boy Yang Yang, the song you hear playing in the video is called ‘Panda’ by rapper Desiigner. I just wanted that to be mentioned because it’s a terribly smart move.

In the song, there’s a line: “I got broads in Atlanta.” Well, Mr. Desiigner, we’ve also got a game to play in Atlanta on Dec. 28, and this prescient panda is picking the Oklahoma Sooners to defeat the No. 1 LSU Tigers. And yes, this pick is straight up, not just the points. Whether or not he’s taking the suspension rumors into account is a mystery, as he’s unfortunately unable to talk.

Now on to today’s Hot Links! Lon Kruger’s men take on Creighton, Lincoln Riley’s passion for recruiting hasn’t waned with transfers, Drew Brees is not a bust and more!

OU Links

  • Junior WR CeeDee Lamb was named a Sporting News First Team All-American on Tuesday. Also, senior QB Jalen Hurts and redshirt sophomore C Creed Humphrey were named to the Second Team.
  • Speaking of Lamb and Hurts, the WR-QB duo are both finalists for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award — an honor for the nation’s top collegiate player with a connection to the state of Texas. Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray each won the award in 2017 and 2018, respectively. Vote for who you think should win!
  • The OU men’s basketball team will be in Omaha tonight to take on the Creighton Bluejays as part of the Big 12-Big East Battle. This marquee non-conference contest tips-off at 7:30 p.m. CT and can be seen on FS1.

Around the Sports World

  • The New Orleans SaintsDrew Brees now stands alone at the top of the NFL’s all-time career passing touchdowns list with 541. Check out No. 540 — the one that gave him the record. What a legend.

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