October 16, 2007

Defensive and offensive leaders fight for top spot

There was talk of a letdown and there was talk that maybe Missouri was just a flat out better team than Oklahoma. However, neither proved to be true as Oklahoma scored a 41-31 win over Gary Pinkel's Tigers. This week's Hot 11, not surprisingly, is chalked full of offensive star power after Oklahoma's offense put up a massive number of points, but is it the quarterback of the defense, or his counterpart on the defense that found the top spot?

11. Juaquin Iglesias, Wide Receiver - Stats: Seven Catches for 77 yards, and a touchdown.
Analysis: So yeah, he had a few of the more horrible miscues of the entire season. Untimely, unwanted, and mostly repeated. However, that doesn't change that he also scored the Sooners first touchdown and had several other key conversions. The fact that Oklahoma immediately went back to throw to the skilled junior shows just how much confidence not only the coaches but Sam Bradford has in him. Iglesias made some bad mistakes, but it says a lot of his positive contributions that I was still unable to keep him off this week's Hot 11.Last Week: No. 7


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