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Sooners' Creed Humphrey announces return for junior season

NORMAN — OU center Creed Humphrey announced Friday that he would return for his redshirt junior season.

"There is still so much I want to accomplish in my career," Humphrey posted, in part, on Twitter. "I want to leave a lasting legacy at this university, and that's something I've been working on since I was a little kid. Many of my goals are within reach, and because of this I feel it's the best decision for me to stay another year."


Humphrey was the lone returning starter on the Sooners' offensive line in 2019 and started every game at center this season. He earned second-team All-America honors from The Associated Press, Sporting News, Walter Camp Football Foundation and the Football Writers Association of America. He was the Co-Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year, an All-Big 12 first-team selection and a finalist for the Rimington Trophy.

With Humphrey's return, Oklahoma is expected to bring back the entirety of its starting offensive line.

"I feel there is a chance for us to do something very special this year, and I can't wait to experience this with my team," Humphrey wrote.


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Oklahoma's Creed Humphrey stands on the field before a college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the West Virginia Mountaineers at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Oklahoma won 52-14. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

Oklahoma's Creed Humphrey stands on the field before a college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the West Virginia Mountaineers at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Oklahoma won 52-14. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

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Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The... Read more ›

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