Oklahoma WR Marquise Brown more than a speedster this year


August 24, 2018

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Marquise "Hollywood" Brown showed up to Oklahoma with an exceptional gift that he relied on a bit too much.

Brown was used to blowing by people with his speed, so he kept doing it. The junior college transfer finished with 1,095 yards receiving last season in his first year with the Sooners — the eighth-highest yardage total in school history.

Even with all that success, coach Lincoln Riley said, Brown was still figuring out the nuances of the game. He enters this season a more complete player.

"His speed is such a weapon," Riley said. "Half the time (last season) i...

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