Practice report: Tech DTs provide test 

October, 2, 2012
Oklahoma could be facing a stern test when the Sooners face Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas, on Saturday. Red Raiders defensive tackles Delvon Simmons and Kerry Hyder present a quality duo of interior defensive linemen.

“Their interior linemen are the best we’ve seen thus far,” offensive tackle Lane Johnson said. “They like to rush up the field pretty hard, they’re pretty good athletes. IT’s the best front we’ve seen thus far form an athletic standpoint.”

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Rick Scuteri/AP ImagesAustin Woods, Oklahoma's deep snapper on field goals and a backup center, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in the spring.
Hyder leads Texas Tech with five tackles for loss and three sacks as he has been one of the most productive defensive tackles in the Big 12. Simmons, a sophomore, has been very solid alongside Hyder.

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