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New Injury Update For Oklahoma Star WR Hollywood Brown

An Oklahoma Sooners player resting his helmet on the field.

NORMAN, OK - OCTOBER 07: Fullback Dimitri Flowers #36 of the Oklahoma Sooners during warm ups before the game against the Iowa State Cyclones at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Norman, Oklahoma. Iowa State defeated Oklahoma 38-31. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Oklahoma standout wide receiver Marquise "Hollywood" Brown is recovering from an injury heading into the College Football Playoff contest against No. 1 Alabama. Here's the latest on the status of the Sooners' star wideout.

Brown, who's recovering from an injury suffered at the end of the regular season, is listed as the team's starter on its depth chart.

Oklahoma's offense coordinator said earlier today that he was hopeful Brown would be able to play against Alabama.

"Oklahoma offensive coordinator Cale Gundy said he was hopeful receiver Marquise Brown would be able to play against Alabama. When asked if he's been able to practice, Gundy said Brown is doing well and Lincoln Riley would answer any questions about practice," ESPN's Andrea Adelson tweeted.

Brown was able to practice earlier in the week and he's back at practice today. ESPN's Laura Rutledge captured some footage of Brown on the practice field. He appeared to be moving well. "Kyler wearing number 1 jersey in long black pants. Also note number 5 Hollywood Brown running around without boot," she tweeted.

Getting Brown back to 100 percent - or, even, just a percent that allows him to be effective - will be key for the Sooners heading into Saturday's game.

Alabama and Oklahoma are set to kick off at 8 p.m. E.T. on Saturday. The game will be on ESPN.