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OU football coach Bob Stoops named Knight — a redshirt freshman — the starter for the Sooners’ opening matchup vs. Louisiana Monroe. Until recently, many considered Blake Bell — aka the Belldozer — to be a shoe-in for the job, but Knight has impressed OU coaches with his ability to make big plays against OU’s defense in practices and scrimmages. Knight was impressive enough to supplant a junior who’s scored 24 career rushing touchdowns over the last two years.

Knight hails from Reagan High School in San Antonio. He was a touted recruit. and ranked him among the top 10 at his position in the class of 2012.

Unfortunately, being the starting quarterback at OU means you must win either a Heisman or a National Championship, otherwise you might as well quit the sport. But hey, good luck!


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