Found December 11, 2012 on
What did we think/hope would happen?
The RB position would be shared by a healthy Dominique Whaley and newcomer Damien Williams. Brennan Clay would be used primarily in a third-down role. Roy Finch would be used primarily as a slot wide receiver.
If any injuries issues occured, Oklahoma could pull the redshirt off of impressive freshman Alex Ross.
What did happen?
*Starting with the UTEP game and ending with the TCU game, Damien Williams seized the starting RB job all season and only let go during a brief bout with a high ankle sprain that hurt his productivity. Williams' 95 yard touchdown run was arguably the play that supercharged the rout over Texas, and his home run speed and moves gave OU its best RB weapon since Demarco Murray in 2010. Williams easily would have been a thousand-yard rusher save for that injury stretch. In addition, Williams was an excellent weapon out of the backfield all season long.
*Surprisingly, Brennan Clay made for an effective ...
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