December 15, 2010

Cowboy Commitment Checks out Norman

The emergence of a dominating Sooner defense has clearly been evident in recent weeks as a strong Sooner defensive performance helped Oklahoma close out the 2010 regular season with yet again another Big 12 Championship.

As the Sooner offense found its stride down the back stretch perhaps the biggest wrinkle came from Brent Venables and the Sooner defense. Partly thanks to debuting the '50' front only a few weeks ago in a Bedlam victory in Stillwater the Oklahoma defense has returned to form just in the nick of time.

This past weekend the Sooner coaches and players opened its doors for a Junior Day.

One of the most surprising players in attendance was Oklahoma State commit Dalton Santos a player that Sooner fans and coaches could one day see starring in that '50' front.

"Right now that's what they want me to do. They want me to moved down and play defensive end and become kind of like a hybrid guy. Kind of like a Demarcus Ware, hybrid type of player," Santos, the Van, Texas native, recalled.

"(Junior Day) was really good. They showed us around their facilities and then we were able to watch them practice. It was the real deal. They've got some really great stuff up there," said the 6-foot-2, 235-pound inside linebacker.

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