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Porous Oklahoma defense has had season to forget

 

November 30, 2018



NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Ruffin McNeill often uses the acronym FIDO when he talks to his players about dealing with mistakes. It stands for "Forget It and Drive On."

There have been lots of teachable moments for McNeill, the interim defensive coordinator for Oklahoma. The Sooners have allowed 449 yards per game this season — on pace for a school record — and they rank dead last in Big 12 Conference play in scoring defense and total defense.

What in the name of Lee Roy Selmon and Brian Bosworth is going on?

This year's defensive performance has nearly torpedoed one of the best offenses in...



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