The Norman Transcript

November 19, 2013

Big game coming up for OU's Lindley

Sophomore linebacker's bulk needed against Wildcats

By John Shinn
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — A good player to watch Saturday against Kansas State is outside linebacker P.L. Lindley. The 6-foot-2, 255-pound sophomore is going to play a significant role in the game.

Because Kansas State will likely have more tight ends and running backs on the field than wide receivers, OU use four linebackers most of the game.

“P.L. is a guy we have to continue to define. He’s a good player and a guy that makes us more physical at the point of attack in bigger sets,” defensive coordinator Mike Stoops said. “That’s where we try to implement a more physical player and that’s what we need to do. He’s gonna be a guy who’s gonna be able to do those things as we move forward with what we’re doing.”