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Talented freshmen give No. 7 Oklahoma new look on defense


September 2, 2018

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — New blood helped bring new results for Oklahoma's defense.

Freshmen Ronnie Perkins, Brendan Radley-Hiles, Justin Broiles and Ryan Jones were key contributors in the seventh-ranked Sooners' 63-14 victory over Florida Atlantic in the season opener Saturday. Oklahoma held the Owls off the scoreboard for the first 44 minutes and limited star running back Devin Singletary to 69 yards on 18 carries. It was a rousing start for a unit that has been criticized for failing to support Oklahoma's dynamic offense at times in recent years.

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley was fired up...

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