Posted by: John Moss, Tulsa's Channel 8 Sports - email
After a lengthy quarterback battle, the Oklahoma Sooners have settled on a starter... and their decision may surprise you.
Head coach Bob Stoops announced on Thursday that redshirt freshman Trevor Knight - not junior Blake Bell - will be the under center to start the Sooners game against Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday, August 31.
“Both Trevor and Blake (Bell) have competed hard and both will be ready to play against Louisiana-Monroe,” Stoops said. “Like every other position on our team, I expect them both to continue competing for the starting job.”
A four-star recruit out of Reagan High School in San Antonio, Texas, Knight threw for 27 touchdowns and 2,092 yards with three interceptions as a prep senior while also rushing for 943 yards with 15 touchdowns. He also registered 1,050 rushing yards with 22 touchdowns to go along with 1,629 passing yards and 11 scores as a junior.
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