Shane Beamer shoots and scores.
No, this doesn’t turn South Carolina into a SEC championship contender overnight. But this…
As a redshirt sophomore, Rattler completed 74.9% of his pass attempts for 1,483 yards, 11 touchdowns and five interceptions in nine games. He was replaced in the starting lineup by freshman Caleb Williams, who was a second-team All-Big 12 selection.
As a freshman in 2020, Rattler threw for 3,031 yards and 28 touchdowns with seven interceptions in 11 games, leading the Sooners to their sixth consecutive conference title and a win over Florida in the Cotton Bowl.
… is certainly a significant upgrade over what they were dragging off the bench to play quarterback this season. One might even call it a cannon shot.
As a bonus, there’s another Oklahoma player heading to Columbia who looks like a keeper.
Stogner caught just 14 passes in 2021 for Oklahoma, following a bout with staph infection in his leg as he worked his way back to full health this year.
Before his injury, the then sophomore tight end was a Second Team All-Big 12 selection with 26 receptions for 422 yards and three scores.
All in all, were I a ‘Cock fan, I’d be a little jazzed up about this. Say what you will, a little free agency can be a good thing for a program.