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"Anybody catch Royal Pains last night?"
The University of Texas-El Paso, the Oklahoma Sooners' season-opening opponent Saturday, has had so many characters coach its football team that the USA Network should broadcast Miner football games.
Mike Price is entering his ninth year as UTEP's head coach. Most Sooner fans may remember that he coached Washington State in the 2003 Rose Bowl when OU blasted his Cougars, 34-13. Prior to the Rose Bowl, Price had accepted the coaching job at the University of Alabama. He returned to coach in the Rose Bowl before talking off for a full-time gig at Tuscaloosa.
Six months after taking the 'Bama job, Alabama officials discovered that Price spent $200 on cocktails, private dances and tips at a strip club in Pensacola, Fla. The next morning, an unidentified woman staying in his hotel room – not his wife – charged about $1,000 in food and drink on Price's credit card. Price was fired without coaching a single ga...
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Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops has decided to unload his $2.1 million Oklahoma mansion. Coming into college football weekend, this is definitely an odd time to unload some real estate, but that doesn’t seem to be bothering Stoops. The only real reason for this sale has to be for an upgrade right? The guy is set to make eight figures from now until 2018, so he’s not strapped for...
No team can overcome losing its best wide receiver and best running back. With the loss of Ryan Broyles and Dominque Whaley last year, OU was doomed in its hunt for the national title. The fact that the Sooners still accomplished my worst case prediction in wins last year tells you how good OU could have been. Now, it's a new season and time to get back in the groove and prognosticate...
Head Coach: Bob Stoops (139-34 , entering 14th season) The Story: Egad! The 2011 Sooners entered the season as the favorite to win the National Championship. It’s like Bob Stoops can’t catch a break at this point. Some injuries, a stunning loss to a bad Texas Tech team, and defensive liabilities cost them that shot. [...]
The Sooners are the easy favorites to win the Big 12, but no one outside of the state of Oklahoma seems to be predicting they’ll win a national title.
Big Game Bob Stoops has senior quarterback Landry Jones returning. Jones threw for 4463 yards last season and there’s no reason to think that he won’t hit at least 4000 this season. While Jones lost Ryan Broyles to...
Remember his signing day ceremony? No?
With so many changes to Oklahoma's 2012 recruiting class, let's re-evaluate the newcomers based on the info gleaned from August camp. To do so, we'll compare grades from National Signing Day in February in terms of quality and quantity with how the class would grade out now.Quarterback
Trevor Knight – 6-3, 200, 4...
NORMAN, Okla. — Head coach Bob Stoops met briefly with the media Wednesday evening, and Sooners Illustrated has the latest major news and notes.
NORMAN, Okla. — Sooners Illustrated presents a Q&A with wide receiver Justin Brown to get his final thoughts before taking the field for the first time in an OU uniform after transferring from Penn State.