A strong bowl-game performance offered insight
After spending three seasons as a backup (though he played in all 13 games last year), the former five-star recruit will get full-time duty due to the departures of standout ends Frank Alexander and Ronnell Lewis. He offered a sneak peek in the Sooners' Insight Bowl win over Iowa, coming up with two sacks while facing off against 2012 first-round NFL draft pick Riley Reiff.
WR TREY METOYER FRESHMAN
The 6' 2" wideout from Texas has an iron grip
Metoyer, the No. 2--rated receiver on Rivals.com, has already established himself as a sure-handed talent (he didn't drop a pass all spring), catching six passes for 72 yards in the final scrimmage. He could be the answer to replacing star Ryan Broyles.