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Running back Dominique Whaley's loss was huge.

NORMAN, Okla. — Sooner Nation is visibly frustrated after the lackadaisical performance the other night against Bedlam rival Oklahoma State, but just what are the real issues with this team? Why have they not lived up to expectations? Sooners Illustrated discusses it inside.

1. They bought into the hype—Former tight end Brody Eldridge said the Sooner program has become arrogant in the last few years, citing the ESPN All-Access preseason special as an example of it. Eldridge said it's something head coach Bob Stoops never would have allowed in the past. Fact of the matter is it may or may not be an arrogant program, but the players bought into the hype that came as a...

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