NewsOK.com: Sooners' run defense can't have slow start against Tech (Raider Buzz blog)

NORMAN — In the two games since senior linebacker Corey Nelson's season-ending injury, Oklahoma's run defense has been significantly less productive.

 

Texas rushed for 255 yards — with two individual 100-yard performances — then Kansas gained 118 yards rushing in the first quarter alone last weekend.

After halftime, though, the Jayhawks managed just 30 rushing yards. Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said the problem was simply young, inexperienced players lining up incorrectly.

Against hapless Kansas, the Sooner defense could afford a bad start. But Saturday on Owen Field, No. 10-ranked Texas Tech could rout Oklahoma if it takes too long to figure things out defensively.

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