Every weekday morning, a member of the SoonerNation gives his take on three things happening in the Sooner sports world.
Today, Oklahoma will take the podium at Big 12 media days in Dallas, with Landry Jones, Ben Habern and Demontre Hurst representing the Sooners. Some quick takes on the three players pre-media days:
1. The big question with Landry Jones is, how has work in the offseason -- specifically his work with QB guru George Whitfield -- improved his game? Jones spent two weeks with Whitfield, who is sworn by other QBs like Cam Newton and Andrew Luck. Whitfield and Jones focused on Jones' footwork in the pocket, and playmaking outside the pocket -- two areas that hurt him last season.
2. The big question with Ben Habern is, how is the neck? Habern underwent surgery to his neck in the winter and was sidelined for spring ball. When healthy, many consider Habern to be among the best centers in the country. And the experience he brings will be a boon to the offense, assuming he's healthy enough to play every down.
3. Once again, Demontre Hurst was overlooked for preseason All-Big 12. Maybe Hurst gets overlooked because of his quiet demeanor. But he's been as productive as any cornerback in the Big 12. Hurst could be in for a sparking senior season, especially with the overall secondary primed to improve after a lackluster 2011 season.
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