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Stoops Officially Names Knight Oklahoma Starting Quarterback

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Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops announced after practice Thursday that Trevor Knight will be the starting quarterback when the Sooners open the season against Louisiana-Monroe on August 31.

08/20/13 Related Story: Knight Named Starting Quarterback

News 9's Dean Blevins reported Tuesday the redshirt freshman would be named the starter over junior Blake Bell.

It appeared that the starting job was Bell's to lose after spending the 2012 season as the backup to Landry Jones. However, Knight was able to showcase his talent throughout spring practice and made it a tight competition through two-a-days earlier this month.

"Both Trevor and Blake (Bell) have competed hard and both will be ready to play against Louisiana-Monroe," Stoops said in a statement. "Like every other position on our team, I expect them both to continue competing for the starting job."

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