WATCH: Jackson Arnold’s high school coach talks about OU’s newly minted starting QB

WATCH: Jackson Arnold’s high school coach talks about OU’s newly minted starting QB

Mind Games with Guerin Emig: Rodney Webb coached Jackson Arnold at Denton Guyer, and can attest to Arnold’s gifts as a quarterback and a leader.

Guerin Emig

By Guerin Emig

| Dec 14, 2023, 2:01pm CST

Guerin Emig

By Guerin Emig

Dec 14, 2023, 2:01pm CST

With Jackson Arnold poised to make his starting debut as Oklahoma quarterback, I thought it a good idea to bring onto Mind Games a man who knows more about Arnold than the rest of us put together. Rodney Webb coached Arnold to five-star status at Guyer High School in Denton, Texas. He digs into Arnold’s personality and how that translates to OU (3:30) and lists Arnold’s multiple football gifts (9:30). Webb comments on Arnold’s second-half save at BYU Nov. 18 (11:15), on the first time he knew Arnold was a special quarterback (15:00) and on Arnold’s handling of a tumultuous December including Dillon Gabriel’s and Jeff Lebby’s departures (20:00). We turn to Peyton Bowen, the OU safety Webb also coached at Guyer (21:50) before finishing with conversation about Texas high school football and Santa Claus.

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