Coaches excited about frosh Durron Neal

August, 19, 2012
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NORMAN, Okla. -- Sterling Shepard has been the most impressive true freshman who arrived in the summer for Oklahoma. He hass impressed with his seamless transition into the demands of being a Sooner.

Yet Shepard isn’t the only freshman who has been solid.

Fellow freshman wideout Durron Neal is making a case to play his way out of a redshirt season as well.

“He’s learning, he has good days and he has other days where he’s not so good,” receivers coach Jay Norvell said. “He’s practicing well, he’s practicing hard. He’s very strong and competitive so we’re excited about Durron.”

No decision has been made regarding Neal’s redshirt status but he has impressed with his physical ability. It would be the ultimate example of the major change of OU’s depth at receiver in a matter of months if Neal ends up redshirting this season because he has shown the talent to be able to help this season.

Brandon Chatmon | email

Oklahoma/Big 12 reporter

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