News and notes from the first week of the Sooners' spring practices:
*Farewell, Kellen Jones, we hardly knew ye. The linebacker, who saw some action at linebacker as a true freshman late in 2011. Although the Sooners are well stocked at the position, Jones definitely had an opportunity to compete for significant snaps this season. That makes his disappearance all the more surprising.
You might recall that Jones spurned the Michigan Wolverines on the eve of fall practices, making this his second transfer. Best of luck to him.
*While I certainly fear Sooner Nation might be expecting just a little too much from new defensive coordinator Mike Stoops, he does sound legitimately excited to be back in Norman running the D. Hopefully, he's coaching with a chip on his shoulder after how things ended at Arizona.
(Is "coaching with a chip on your shoulder" even possible? Guess we'll find out.)
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