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No. 7 Oklahoma defense eager to erase CFP memory


August 26, 2018

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's defense has had a lot of time to think about its last outing.

The Sooners gave up 527 yards in a 54-48 loss to Georgia in the College Football Playoff semifinal to close last season. The seventh-ranked Sooners still use that embarrassing performance for motivation, yet they look forward to a fresh start Saturday in the season opener against Florida Atlantic.

"We have a chip on our shoulder because of the way it ended and the way that our defense is perceived," inside linebacker Kenneth Murray said. "But at the end of the day it's a new year, it's time to st...

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