Knight averaged 6.64 yards rushing on 67 attempts in 2013. Examples might include the quarterback who lacks the arm strength to make all the system's throws (Case McCoy), a quarterback who struggles with the complex reads that make an offense hum (most underclassmen), or a quarterback in an option attack who isn't an effective runner (John Brantley). Much of the time on passing plays, the Oklahoma quarterback knows where he's throwing the ball before it's even arrived in his hands. - Mike Onuoha was listed (academic issues) Meet Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight, the Hero of the 2014 Sugar Bowl Brian Leigh @ @BLeighDAT. Because a season's worth of Sugar Bowl performances might make Oklahoma a frontrunner to win the first-ever College Football Playoff. The last time Oklahoma went 1-2 to start the season was in 2016, and the last time the Sooners lost as many as two conference games in the same season was 2014. The wildest moments from the most unforgettable Red River Showdown, Clemson keeps rolling, Saban outlasts Kiffin in college football's wild Week 6, Rattler returns to lift Sooners in wild rivalry game, College football Power Rankings for Week 6. Ideally, an opposing team is unable to handle either the run or pass without cheating numbers over to help. It was a wild sophomore season for quarterback Justice Hansen (Edmond, Okla./Santa Fe). The guys that can make things happen that coaches would never dare to draw up on a chalkboard. Matthew Emmons, USA Today. He might not have elite tools, but he can wield the weapons handed to him and potentially put up huge numbers. In American football, the starting quarterback is typically viewed as the leader of a team. However, the QB has to be able to have some arm strength and accuracy on his ball, to get it to his receiver in time for that player to have any chance at making a move on the defense.