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Oklahoma defense still struggling after coordinator change


November 11, 2018

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma changed defensive coordinators mid-season, yet the results have been painfully familiar.

The past two weeks under interim coordinator Ruffin McNeill, the Sooners have been forced to try to win shootouts in the fourth quarter. No. 6 Oklahoma defeated Texas Tech 51-46 two weeks ago, then fought off a late 2-point conversion attempt to defeat Oklahoma State 48-47 on Saturday night . Statistically, those performances haven't been much different than the 48-45 loss to Texas that got defensive coordinator Mike Stoops fired.

The Sooners' offense has continued to pur...

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