Safety position at OU changing

Sooners are recruiting smaller safeties with cover skills to counter Big 12 offenses

Updated: October 18, 2011, 12:59 AM ET
By Brandon Chatmon | SoonerNation
NORMAN, Okla. -- During Oklahoma's 38-28 win over Missouri in late September, sophomore safety Aaron Colvin blitzed the quarterback on one play, served as the deep safety on another play, then found himself in one-on-one coverage with a Tigers receiver shortly thereafter.

Welcome to the safety position in 2011.