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Ryan Reynolds

Tom Wort was lost for the season with an ACL injury and Mike Balogun's status is in limbo as his amateur status is being reviewed. The Sooners do still have a "Rock" in the middle of the defense in Ryan Reynolds, who changed his number for the upcoming season, but still brings the same nasty attitude on to the field.

When the Sooners lost middle linebacker Ryan Reynolds in the OU-Texas game last year, they lost a lot of things. He was a hard hitter, for one thing. Reynolds brought a mentality to the game that few players have. He was the defensive leader, and the rest of the team looked up to him. And frankly he was a guy that simply knew where he needed to be when he needed to be there...

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