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Long says Thompson's steadiness was the difference

Long says Thompson's steadiness was the difference

See inside for comments from Chuck Long, Bob Stoops, Paul Thompson and Rhett Bomar on Thursday's announcement naming Thompson as the Sooners' starting quarterback against TCU.

On Thursday, OU Head Coach Bob Stoops named junior Paul Thompson as the Sooners' starting quarterback, but said that redshirt freshman Rhett Bomar had earned the right and will get snaps in the game — both early in the game and late. "We felt, as a staff, that we are going to start Paul Thompson," said Coach Stoops after Thursday's practice. "We feel that he has earned it up to this point. What...

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