Oklahoma's Ronnell Lewis started just four games last season, but last month, showed up as the media's All-Big 12 first-team pick at defensive end.
He made just 22 tackles and had one sack, but Lewis' opportunity is coming fast.
"We had guys in front of him and it was hard, because that standup position that he plays, Jeremy [Beal] played, and Jeremy played well," said Oklahoma linebacker Travis Lewis. "You can only get him in so much, because you're taking an All-American off the field."
Beal is gone now, though, as is Pryce Macon, who took on a starring role in last season's Big 12 title game, making five tackles for loss, forcing two fumbles and making three sacks. Lewis suffered a scary injury in the Fiesta Bowl against UConn that
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