The Oklahoma Sooners have plenty of notable seniors and freshmen heading into 2012. Landry Jones, Dominique Whaley and Trey Metoyer are among the names getting plenty of hype. But there are also several sophomores on the squad who will be critical contributors this season.
Although there aren't as many of them, the sophomore group consists of types of players that form the backbone of the team and provide invaluable contributions.
Some of them you may know, others are probably unfamiliar to you. But here are five OU sophomores who will be key for the Sooners in 2012.