NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma should get two of its key players back from injury this weekend.
Coach Bob Stoops said after Monday's practice that he expects cornerback Jamell Fleming and center Ben Habern to return to the field Saturday against Texas A&M. Both players practiced Monday without any issues.
Fleming has missed the last two games since undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery. He nearly played last weekend at Kansas State, but wasn't quite ready. Fleming's return will allow Aaron Colvin to move back to safety.
"I expect him to be fine all week and play," Stoops said. "He was close Saturday. He was cleared to go, but didn't quite have the confidence (in the knee). I know how that can be."
Habern has missed the last five games with a broken forearm, but was able to snap the ball Monday despite wearing a protective cast.
"Whether he plays center or guard, we'll see how the week goes," Stoops said.
If Habern is able to start at center, Gabe Ikard, who has performed well filling in at center, will slide back to left guard.
Jake Trotter covers University of Oklahoma football for SoonerNation.