College Football World Speculating About Sooners QB Spencer Rattler’s Future After Benching In Red River Showdown

Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler (7) throws downfield against Texas during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Cotton Bowl, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Despite starting Saturday’s Red River Showdown win over Texas, Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler wasn’t the one who pulled off the comeback. And that has people wondering what his future with the Sooners is.

Oklahoma backup quarterback Caleb Williams came off the bench in the second quarter and led the team to victory. Williams had two passing touchdowns and another one on the ground as the Sooners overcame an 18-point deficit to win the game, 55-48.

With a performance like that, Williams probably deserves to be named the starting quarterback moving forward. And with Spencer Rattler likely heading for the bench, his future in Oklahoma could be in doubt.

Fans on Twitter believe that Rattler might be heading for the transfer portal. He’ll have two years of eligibility remaining if he bows out now:

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SOURCE: The Spun, Tzvi Machlin