‘Sooner Dave’ gets his moment in the sun

Of all the touchdowns Oklahoma scored in Saturday’s 59-14 rout of Iowa State, one stands out because of the reaction on the Sooners’ sideline.

Not Trevor Knight’s 31-yard touchdown run early in the first quarter.

Not either of Blake Bell’s touchdown receptions.

No, the OU touchdown that prompted the Sooners’ wildest sideline celebration was the last one, when sophomore running back David Smith — known by everyone in the program as “Sooner Dave” — landed in the end zone for his first career score.

“Oh man,” said cornerback Zack Sanchez. “So exciting. He’s another guy who works his tail off and got his opportunity and obviously did the most with it. We couldn’t be more excited for him and can’t wait to get home and celebrate with him.

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