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OU ready for No. 1 burden

Reminders from 2010 have kept Sooners focused on their goals

Updated: September 1, 2011, 4:06 PM ET
By Brandon Chatmon | SoonerNation

Linebacker Travis Lewis wants to make sure his Oklahoma teammates remember one important number heading into this season.

Five.

"Travis makes it like stone in our minds," defensive tackle Jamarkus McFarland said of the number.

Five is the number of days the Sooners held the No. 1 spot in the BCS standings last season. And OU seemed ill-prepared to carry the burden.

"I felt like last year, we got complacent," running back Roy Finch said. "I think we felt like, 'Hey, we're ...

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