What we learned from Crimson Countdown 

August, 1, 2012
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SoonerNation’s Crimson Countdown came to a close today with the final evaluation of defensive end Chuka Ndulue. The player-by-player look at OU’s roster, from No. 1 Tony Jefferson to No. 98 Ndulue, reveals some interesting realities within the program.

Here are three things we learned from the Crimson Countdown:

Evaluation is critical

Aaron Colvin wasn’t a top-50 prospect out of Owasso, Okla./Owasso but he has performed like one. He made an immediate impact at cornerback, starting as a true freshman in his first-ever Red River Rivalry. As a sophomore, he was one of the Sooners' top players at safety. This season, he’s poised to help solidify the corner spot opposite Demontre Hurst.

Big 12 Playoff Hopes Rest On One Game
With Big 12 favorites Oklahoma and Baylor coming off possibly insurmountable losses, ESPN college football insider Brad Edwards says the best chance for conference representation in the College Football Playoff will be the Kansas State-TCU winner.
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