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Wort Proves He Belongs

Redshirt freshman linebacker Tom Wort was a marked man a week ago. He was getting heat left and right for missing assignments and tackles in a victory against Cincinnati to the point where his future in the starting lineup was in question.

Now, fast forward a week to the biggest and usually the most important game on the No. 6 Sooners' schedule: the Red River Rivalry. Wort recorded a team-tying high 10 tackles, including two for loss and a sack, and was seldom out of position against the Longhorns on Saturday. "After that Cincinnati game, I said that I was my own worst critic and I obviously need to play better than that," Wort...

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