Oklahoma ranks eighth among SEC schools in the number of returning starters, with 13 players set to help them transition into the SEC in the 2024 season.

By the Numbers
  • Oklahoma has 13 returning starters for the 2024 season.
  • Kentucky leads the SEC with 17 returning starters.
Yes, But

Oklahoma is facing concerns offensively with only four returning offensive starters and injuries to key players at the skill positions.

State of Play
  • Oklahoma's defense is expected to lead the team early in the season with seven returning starters, particularly in the secondary and defensive line.
  • There will be competition in the kicking game to improve consistency for the Sooners in 2024.
What's Next

As the season progresses, the defense is likely to play a significant role while the offense adapts to a new offensive line and system under new coordinators.

Bottom Line

Oklahoma's defensive experience will be vital in the team's transition to the SEC, with the defense expected to lead the way early in the season.