The 2012 Oklahoma Sooners will be characterized by high levels of both talent and experience. Landry Jones returns at quarterback along with the majority of the offense, and the defense will have a nucleus of solid contributors to ease new coordinator Mike Stoops' transition in Norman.
Experience has created circumstances for several players that line them up for impressive campaigns next season. Also worth noting, however, are multiple young Sooners who can make an impact immediately.
Here are five Sooners poised for breakout seasons in 2012.