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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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Ryan Chapman covers Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder for 107.7 The Franchise since 2019. In December of 2020, Chapman was named the Deputy Editor of Sports Illustrated Sooners, and he also is a contributor for Sports Illustrated Thunder. Chapman has previously worked for OCCC's Student Newspaper, The Pioneer, where Chapman covered the Oklahoma City Energy, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder. During his time with The Pioneer, Chapman served as the Sports Editor as well as the Editor-in-Chief. Follow Ryan on Twitter @_RyanChapman.

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