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Oklahoma OC Jeff Lebby Addresses Tempo Issues with Balance, ‘Complementary Football’

Oklahoma OC Jeff Lebby Addresses Tempo Issues with Balance, ‘Complementary Football’

By John E. Hoover

 

NORMAN — Oklahoma offensive coordinator Jeff Lebby promised a fast style of play.

Actually, he promised a play-calling tempo that would hold its own on the Formula 1 circuit.

And in the first quarter of the No. 9-ranked Sooners’ 45-13 season-opening victory over UTEP on Saturday, the OU offense was humming at a pace it probably hasn’t since Kevin Wilson implemented the hurry-up for Sam Bradford in 2008.

There was, however, one significant drawback.

 

For the entire story, please visit https://www.si.com/college/oklahoma/football/oklahoma-oc-jeff-lebby-addresses-tempo-issues-with-balance-complementary-football.

 

 

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