Oklahoma linebacker Travis Lewis will miss eight weeks with a broken toe, the team announced on Tuesday.
Lewis suffered the injury in practice on Monday, but it won't require surgery.
"We’re disappointed for Travis," Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said in a release. "He has worked very hard and I know he’ll want to get back as quickly as possible.
"We’ll adapt in the meantime. We’ve recruited very well and have some excellent athletes in those positions. I’m confident that those players will perform well."
For now, that means playing time at Lewis' vacated weakside linebacker spot for touted sophomore Corey Nelson, who made huge waves in the spring and had been working at nickel back for the Sooners, who were experimenting with
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