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Landry Jones, right, celebrates a touchdown throw with Lane Johnson during the second half of OU’s Oct. 20 victory over Kansas. Jones and Johnson competed in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman
Landry Jones, right, celebrates a touchdown throw with Lane Johnson during the second half of OU’s Oct. 20 victory over Kansas. Jones and Johnson competed in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

Former Sooners try to make impressions on NFL scouts

Published: Mon, Jan 28, 2013

Lane Johnson and Landry Jones each spent the week leading up to Saturday’s Senior Bowl trying to impress NFL scouts. Johnson's strong senior season might’ve elevated him into first-round status. For Jones, questions regarding consistency and his lack of experience in more traditional, under-center offenses won’t go away anytime soon — especially after he struggled in Saturday’s game.

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