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Spring Position Preview: Linebacker

Linebacker coach Brent Venables breaks down his group heading into spring practice. Sophomore Curtis Lofton started five games and recorded 32 tackles last season.

All Oklahoma has to do in the spring at the linebacker position is replace the best defensive player in the Big 12 conference and another solid two-year starter. That doesn't promise to be easy, but OU has had so many great linebackers in the past that coach Brent Venables is an expert at rebuilding linebacker crops. There always seems to be a great linebacker graduating from Oklahoma and going...