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Sooners Hoping for Quick Start in 2017

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Oklahoma's football team is hoping the early part of the 2017 season goes much better than 2016.

The Sooners lost two games in September last  year, falling to Houston and Ohio State.

To avoid a slow start this season, OU emphasized their offseason work in the spring and summer.

OU quarterback Baker Mayfield believes he's a better player because of improving his leadership skills, while head coach Lincoln Riley says he enjoys the different aspects of the job as opposed to just being the offensive coordinator.