October 13, 2006

Wolfe serves as his own worst critic

It's a play that many Sooner fans aren't willing to forget. But the fan frustration pales in comparison to the pain felt by Oklahoma cornerback D.J. Wolfe. When Limas Sweed created separation on Wolfe with a push-off move near the Texas end zone, the Longhorns stole Oklahoma's halftime momentum and marched on to victory in last weekend's Red River Rivalry.

It put another dent in the reputation of Wolfe. And surprisingly, the junior from Lawton, Okla., understands what all the fuss is about.

"Making that error like I did, it sticks out," Wolfe said. "As a football player, that's something you don't want to have against you. If that entails you getting a bad rep, I deserve it I guess. It's on me to go out and not let that happen."

Wolfe doesn't have to put himself in front of the firing squad. His coaches or teammates didn't do it this week when they had ample opportunities to point out Wolfe's gaffe.

In fact, Bob Stoops even half-heartedly defended the play of his cornerbacks last weekend.

"Other than that (Sweed touchdown) they played really well," Stoops said.

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