Oklahoma Sooners Football: Steven Parker set the tone for Oklahoma’s defense in win over UTEP

September 3, 2017

The primary objective for the Oklahoma Sooners this offseason was to improve on defense. After a 2016 season that saw the Sooners giving up 440 yards and 30 points per game, the defensive theme for 2017 is redemption. The path to redemption starts with the team leaders, namely Steven Parker and Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, the two defensive captains.

On Saturday, OU opened the season against the University of