Thomas atop OU's board at defensive line 

April, 23, 2013
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NORMAN, Okla. -- Defensive line is a period of transition for Oklahoma. For years it has been coached by Bobby Jack Wright at defensive ends and Jackie Shipp at defensive tackles.

That changes this year as all defensive line responsibilities have been given to first-year coach Jerry Montgomery. Wright is coaching the secondary, while Shipp was let go and is now coaching at Arizona State.

Montgomery was a star recruiter for Michigan, and OU fans are hoping for the same. But he has his work cut out for him. Here is an early look at some notable targets at defensive end and tackle:

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