Player: Tom Wort
Position: Starting MIKE linebacker
The rundown: This 6-foot-1, 225 lb,., linebacker from New Braunfels, Texas, had a season-ending injury during preseason camp a year ago, and because of that he had to redshirt for the 2009 season. But he's a talented guy that was the No. 5 weak-side linebacker coming out of high school and has a lot to offer as a starter for the Sooners.
Expectations for 2010: Wort is currently listed as the starter, but it's also possible that Austin Box could work his way into the mix there. Regardless, Wort will see a great amount of playing time throughout the 2010 season. He really has a chance to solidify this group that also includes starters Ronnell Lewis and Travis Lewis.