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Oklahoma football: Is OU offense underperforming, or is it better defenses?

One of the lingering Oklahoma football questions three games into the 2021 season is why the Sooners’ high-powered offensive performance has been more hit and miss this year than in recent seasons?

Could it be that we have reached a turning point in college football where the defenses have caught up to the high-scoring, wide-open offensive systems?

Most of the focus has been on OU quarterback Spencer Rattler. The redshirt-sophomore quarterback came into this season with extremely high expectations, including being the preseason favorite to win the 2021 Heisman Trophy and a projected No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft next spring.