NORMAN, Okla. -- While the summer heat engulfs Norman, the opportunity to quietly change their roles sits in the lap of several Sooners. The summer session at the University of Oklahoma, and the corresponding summer workouts, are getting underway for the defending Big 12 co-champions, with several unanswered questions lingering from the spring.
Who will be the starting quarterback? Will any defensive linemen step up and become playmakers? How will an infusion of youth impact the secondary? Those are just a few of the questions that will surround the program in June and July.
Here’s a look at a few key players who need to have a strong summer if they expect to make a major impact for the Sooners this fall.