Just because Oklahoma lost to Kansas State doesn’t mean that it was all bad. In fact, there were some really good plays made in the game and this is one of them. Drake Stoops probably won’t go down in Sooner history as the caliber receiver of his contemporaries like CeeDee Lamb or Marvin Mims, but the redshirt junior is both crafty and salty on the gridiron.
He’s crafty in the sense that he seems to find a way to get lost to the defensive secondary and by the time the ball is on its way to him it’s too late for a defensive back to recover and break up the pass. He’s salty in the fact that he is stronger than his 5-9/190 frame lets on. He used both of those traits on this play to score a touchdown against the Wildcats.
Note three things on this play. 1) How Stoops manages to position himself (literally fighting to get open) on a scramble play. 2) The athletic ability to go up and come down with the ball. 3) The ability to know where he is on the field and fight his way into the end zone. Alright, technically that’s four things but you get the point.
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