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Leading rusher Damien Williams and starting left tackle Lane Johnson missed practice Monday No. 14 Oklahoma with ankle injuries, but coach Bob Stoops is holding out hope they'll be able to play Saturday at Iowa State.
Williams and Johnson were both injured in the Sooners' 30-13 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday. Stoops said Monday at his weekly news conference that he hopes both can be back in practice by Wednesday.
Williams is Oklahoma's top rusher with 581 yards on 87 carries this season with seven touchdowns. He limped off the field with 29 seconds left in the game, but Stoops says he was hurt earlier and was playing through pain.
Johnson has started every game this season at left tackle for the Sooners (5-2, 3-1 Big 12).
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Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops had a few words to say about the critics of Sooner starting quarterback Landry Jones following the team's 30-13 loss to Notre Dame. None of which, needless to say, were very complementary.
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After Oklahoma failed in a high-profile contest out of Big 12 play, its next opponent could be a more favorable one.
Iowa State, however, has fared well in recent games against Top 25 foes.
The 14th-ranked Sooners have won 13 straight over the Cyclones heading into Saturday's matchup in Ames.
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