Commentary

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 ET
By 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.
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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.
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.