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Oklahoma Spring Football Preview: Linebacker

The Sooners’ defense will be a huge question mark this season, just as it was last year when the “D” had many folks scratching their heads. As is the case with the defensive line this spring, uncertainty is the dominant theme at linebacker. There’s talk that defensive coordinator Mike Stoops is going to switch from the 4-3 to a 3-4 base defense. Whatever he does, he will...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma LB Wort to enter NFL draft

Middle linebacker Tom Wort will skip his senior season at Oklahoma and declare his eligibility for the NFL draft. Coach Bob Stoops announced Wednesday that Wort would not be back for next season, noting that he had already earned his degree. He's the third Oklahoma player who's leaving early, joining safety Tony Jefferson and receiver Kenny Stills. Wort started 33 games...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma LB Wort skipping senior year

The Oklahoma Sooners continue to lose underclassmen to the NFL Draft. Earlier this week wide receiver Kenny Stills and defensive back Tony Jefferson opted to skip their senior year with the Sooners and Wednesday linebacker Tom Wort joined them. "We wish Tom the very best as he concludes his time at the University of Oklahoma," head coach Bob Stoops said. "Tom has...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cotton Bowl media day: LB Tom Wort

ARLINGTON, Texas — Sooners Illustrated met up with linebacker Tom Wort to talk about the San Antonio connection with Johnny Manziel and more at Sunday's Cotton Bowl media day.
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Position Review: Linebacker

What did we think/hope would happen? Returning starters Corey Nelson and Tom Wort would thrive in Mike Stoops' defense, which would let play like more traditional linebackers – stopping the run and covering short passing routes. OU would also start to develop some depth by playing backups Franklin Shannon and Aaron Franklin. What did happen? The LBs struggled...
Via Blatant Homerism
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Defensive update (Sept. 25): LB Tom Wort

NORMAN, Okla. — Linebacker Tom Wort spoke with Sooners Illustrated about how the team will bounce back from their loss to Kansas State.
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

OU-UTEP postgame reaction: LB Tom Wort

EL PASO, Texas — Linebacker Tom Wort met up with Sooners Illustrated afterwards to talk about some of the defense's issues in the opener.
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Dancing in the Ruins: Mike Gundy, Tom Wort, recruiting news, and more.

(Dancing in the Ruins is SWRT's look at the Big XII Conference. Or at least what's left of it.) The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades. Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy is positive about the Cowboys' 2012 defense. (The Oklahoman) An Astro-nomical gift. Former Houston Astros' owner Drayton McLane Jr. gives "a sizable financial...
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March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Twitter Questions Addressed, Ole, Naitch, Edge, WWE HOF, Brodus, UK's Tom Wort, Undertaker, Jericho, Shop JR's @

It's a cold, brisk day here in Norman, Oklahoma and we're pleased you stopped by for this quick read. We answer many Twitter questions here and encourage those that follow us on Twitter @JRsBBQ to become regular readers of these ramblings. We also invite those that haven't tried our products to visit this link     more »
Via Jim Ross
January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Insight Bowl Post-Practice I: LB Tom Wort

TEMPE, Ariz. — Sooners Illustrated met up with linebacker Tom Wort after the first practice and has his thoughts.
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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