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All hands on deck for OU secondary

Sooners defensive backs improved, have removed doubt while maturing in 2012

Updated: November 14, 2012, 12:01 AM ET
By Brandon Chatmon | SoonerNation

NORMAN, Okla. -- Before the season began, it was easy for Sooners fans to look at Oklahoma's game against West Virginia with trepidation.

The Mountaineers' offense is triggered by quarterback Geno Smith and features a bevy of talented pass-catchers. WVU was a potential nightmare for a Sooners defense with several question marks in the secondary.

Nine games later, the Sooners' secondary is the foundation of the nation's No. 8 pass defense.

"Our guys have played well and competed," ...

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