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Welcome to The Sports Bank 77 in 77. We’re previewing one team a day everyday as the college football season approaches. And we’re doing it in rapid fire sequence. Today, the Oklahoma Sooners
2011 was: not the greatest for Oklahoma standards. 10-3 is nothing to be upset about, but for what the Sooners expect, anything less than double-digit regular season wins and a BCS bowl is a disappointment. Also, no matter how good Oklahoma State is, losing to the Cowboys is unacceptable in Norman…especially by 34 points. 2012 gives the Sooners a chance to get back to a big bowl. Another Insight Bowl before New Year’s is not what this squad is looking for.
2012 will go smoothly if: Mike Stoops (younger brother of Bob Stoops) can get the Sooner defense back as the one of the most prolific units in college football. As the defensive coordinator in Norman before taking the head coaching job at Arizona, Stoops developed some of the most productive defensive units in the country. Senior quarterbac...
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They say the only depth charts that matter are the ones in a coach's head. (And, yes, that's a lame cliché that actually isn't even a cliché anyone uses.)
Bob Stoops' approach to putting together the first and second lines bears that out. Even so, the release of a Sooners depth chart provides nice fodder for conversation and speculation. Let's do our part and...
The Big XII Conference has undergone more than its share of turnover in the last couple of years. Missouri and Texas A&M followed Nebraska and Colorado out of the conference into other pastures, and the league welcomed West Virginia and TCU to replace the departed programs. WVU and TCU finished 2011 ranked and start 2012 ranked, while Missouri and Texas A&M failed to be...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By JEFF LATZKE AP College Football Writer Heading into his senior season with No. 4 Oklahoma, there isn't much starting quarterback Landry Jones hasn't done.
He has started 37 games, thrown for more yards and touchdowns than any other Sooners quarterback and brought home a Big 12 championship and three bowl game victories. There's still...
NORMAN, Okla. — Quarterback Landry Jones took the podium after head coach Bob Stoops hosted his first weekly press conference for the 2012 season, and Sooners Illustrated has all the coverage.
NORMAN, Okla. — Punter Tress Way met with the media during OU's first weekly press conference session, and Sooners Illustrated has the complete video.
NORMAN, Okla. — Defensive lineman David King met with the media during OU's first weekly press conference session, and Sooners Illustrated has the complete video.
NORMAN, Okla. — Center Gabe Ikard met with the media during OU's first weekly press conference session, and Sooners Illustrated has the complete video.
NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners are just seven days away from the season opener, so Sooners Illustrated presents something to know about the team every day until the opening kickoff.
NORMAN, Okla. — Head coach Bob Stoops hosted his first weekly press conference for the 2012 season, and Sooners Illustrated has all the coverage.