Austin Kendall Making Plays And Taking Strides

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It's a wrap from fall camp for Oklahoma football and when it comes to this team's offense head coach Bob Stoops and Offensive Coordinator Lincoln Riley are liking what they've seen. Especially at the quarterback position where Baker Mayfield's backup is a true freshman, but the work that Austin Kendall has been putting in this fall has earned the confidence of his coaches.
Head Coach Bob Stoops is impressed with the growth of the freshman, "I love it...he's been great, continues to improve, decision making, throwing the ball really well. He's taken a big jump I think in the last week and a half."
Offensive Coordinator Lincoln Riley has seen Kendall's development through more repetition, "Ya he's been good, he's gotten better, he's gotten a ton of reps this camp, he and baker almost split. He's moved the offense well, he's made a lot of throws, he's a great thrower. He's gotten a better grasp of what we're doing and now we're getting closer to game time we can start to get him more reps with the A group. Playing the position is hard enough as you're rotating all sorts of receivers, linemen, and backs in there, but as we start to narrow it down, who we're playing with and all those different decisions, I think that will make Austin's job even easier."
The guys get a break this weekend and then it's back to school on Monday, where it will be the normal fall practice schedule with the start of classes.