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FILE - Inthis Nov. 28, 2009, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones passes against Oklahoma State in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla. Jones actually played most of last season because starting quarterback Sam Bradford was hurt. His experience, plus the combo of running back DeMarco Murray and receiver Ryan Broyles and a stout defense, are among the reasons the Sooners are favored to regain their status atop the South. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Photo by: Sue Ogrocki
FILE - Inthis Nov. 28, 2009, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones passes against Oklahoma State in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla. Jones actually played most of last season because starting quarterback Sam Bradford was hurt. His experience, plus the combo of running back DeMarco Murray and receiver Ryan Broyles and a stout defense, are among the reasons the Sooners are favored to regain their status atop the South. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

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