WRs grab renewed spark with firm hands
Months of intense conditioning look to pay off with best group since 2008
Updated: August 29, 2011, 11:24 PM ETBy Jake Trotter | SoonerNation
Oklahoma's 2009 opener was a disaster on many levels. Besides losing to Brigham Young, the Sooners lost quarterback Sam Bradford to a shoulder sprain.
That pair of seismic headlines overshadowed a stark shortcoming at wide receiver, which ultimately would have derailed OU's national championship aspirations anyway. This season, the Sooners are thinking national title once again. Only this time it's because of their receivers.
Peter G. Aiken/Getty ImagesDejuan Miller stepped up in 2009 as a sophomore. In 2011, the 6-foot-4 leaper leads an elite WR corps.
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