Can OU rebuild a line capable of protecting Jackson Arnold?

Can OU rebuild a line capable of protecting Jackson Arnold?

The Lederman Jacket: Former All-America lineman Sam Mayes assesses the state of OU's O-line rebuild.

Eli Lederman

By Eli Lederman

| Jan 23, 2024, 12:00pm CST

Eli Lederman

By Eli Lederman

Jan 23, 2024, 12:00pm CST

Change is coming to the Sooners’ offensive line. So Sellout Crowd’s Sam Mayes, a former All-America lineman at Oklahoma State, joined the show to assess the state of Oklahoma’s rebuild as it enters the SEC.

Episode highlights:

(2:28) Detailing the OL turnover

(13:15) Where transfers Spencer Brown, Michael Tarquin and Febechi Nwaiwu fit in

(30:02) The challenge Bill Bedenbaugh has in front of him in the fall

(39:30) What OU’s best starting offensive line could look like as of now.

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Eli Lederman reports on the University of Oklahoma for Sellout Crowd. He began his professional career covering the University of Missouri with the Columbia Missourian and later worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette before two years writing on the Sooners and Cowboys at the Tulsa World. Born and raised in Mamaroneck, New York, Lederman grew up a rabid consumer of the New York sports pages and an avid fan of the New York Mets. He entered sportswriting at 14 years old and later graduated from the University of Missouri. Away from the keyboard, he can usually be found exploring the Oklahoma City food scene or watching/playing fútbol (read: soccer). He can be reached at [email protected].

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