July 12, 2006

Muskogee camp has talent for everyone

Muskogee, Okla. -< It's not often that a summer team camp features close to a dozen players who have a chance to see their name in college football magazines in the not so distant future, then again it's not often that a team carries the type of talent Muskogee has. Add to that some random talent from Tahlequah-Sequoyah, Salisaw, Edmond Memorial, and Tahlequah and you've got a group of players worth the two and a half hour drive from Oklahoma City.

Of course leading the notables for Sooners fans was defensive end Jontae Bumpus. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound pass rushing specialist is putting on weight and continuing to grow as he had hoped to this spring but is also fighting off a bit of a hamstring injury and sat out most of the drills on Saturday as a precautionary measure.

While Bumpus sat out the Roughers experimented with some different defensive fronts that included moving talented junior defensive tackle Stacey McGee to defensive end in a hybrid 3-4 formation. Watching McGee play defensive end has to be something like watching Duke Robinson play tight end, while he may be able to do it and use his athletic ability it's hard not to chuckle at his massive frame playing the position.

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