Recapping Oklahoma's 2008 class

Bad luck, misfortune kept highly touted Sooners class from realizing potential

Updated: February 4, 2013, 11:17 AM ET
By Jake Trotter | SoonerNation

NORMAN, Okla. -- Bob Stoops had never signed a recruiting class that looked as good on paper as the Class of 2008.

The class featured the bluest of blue chips, including a running back duo and a receiving trio that were the envy of college football. The Sooners also raided Texas like it was 1956 and inked a record eight recruits from the ESPN 150.

But as a whole, the Class of 2008 never lived up to its paper billing. And it would go on to become one of the most bizarrely disappointing ...

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