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Oklahoma football: Eric Gray’s value more than just ground game

Dec 5, 2020; Knoxville, Tennessee, USA; Tennessee Volunteers running back Eric Gray (3) runs with the ball against the Florida Gators during the second half at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Transfer running back Eric Gray’s versatility brings a dimension to the Oklahoma football offense that has been a Sooner staple and required skill set since Lincoln Riley arrived on campus.

It goes back even further than Riley, actually. Bob Stoops also wanted his running backs to be able to find the holes and gain positive yardage running with the ball, as well as be able to catch and run with the ball.