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OU football: Parnell Motley named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

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Senior cornerback Parnell Motley celebrates after recovering the fumble during the Bedlam game against Oklahoma State Nov. 30, 2019.

Oklahoma senior cornerback Parnell Motley was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week Monday morning.

In the Sooners' 34-16 win over Oklahoma State Saturday night, Motley registered two forced fumbles — one recovered — and an interception, along with six tackles. Motley has tallied 34 tackles on the season.

No. 6 Oklahoma will play No. 8 Baylor in the Big 12 Championship Saturday, Dec. 7.

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Caleb McCourry is the assistant sports editor at The Daily and is a junior at OU majoring in English. He's covered football, basketball and volleyball. 

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