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The 2013 edition of the Oklahoma Sooners is an inspired one with a strong defense and a offense that runs effectively and often. Red-shirt Freshman quarterback Trevor Knight got off to a slow start, but by early in the 2nd quarter he was rolling and the Sooner offense was putting points on the board. Knight’s baptism is one full of glory and bliss and make no mistake about it…Knight is for real!
The 2nd edition of the Mike Stoops 3-3-5 defense at Oklahoma is one that evokes memories of strong Sooner defenses in the early 2000s. The Sooner defense not only keep ULM to 3 points, but they did it in a dominating fashion. The missed tackles and broken coverages of the past did not rear their ugly heads and the suspect defensive line played a good game with constant pressure on the Warhawks quarterback Browning, who struggled throughout the evening and never looked like the quarterback that beat the Razorbacks last year. The Sooner defense simply bottled him and the Warhawks offense up.
On a night in which Bob Stoops got his 150th win in the 3rd fewest games in NCAA history, this was not the team many in the national press were expecting as ESPN Analyst Kurt Kirbstreit put the Sooners on upset alert early Saturday morning. Instead this was inspired team that used the injection of new coaches and schemes to their fullest advantage, while destroying the Warhawks 34-0. Next week’s game against West Virginia should be a good one as many will want to see if this new look Sooner squad can continue the strong play against a team that has a history of scoring a lot of points against the Sooners. Somehow after watching the Sooners in action tonight, it doesn’t seem likely the Mountaineers will have much success.
Tune in next week and get ready!
BEST OF MAXIM
The Trevor Knight era in Norman started off slow, but the freshman got the most important stat of the night, the win. The Oklahoma Sooners (1-0), ranked 16th in the nation, defeated Louisiana-Monroe of the Sun Belt Conference 34-0 on Saturday night in Norman, Okla.
Knight and the offense didn’t get anything rolling after their first four drives, going a mere 39 yards in 15 plays...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Trevor Knight rushed for 103 yards on 13 carries and threw three touchdown passes - two to Jalen Saunders - in his first start and No. 16 Oklahoma beat Louisiana-Monroe 34-0 on Saturday night.
Oklahoma gave coach Bob Stoops his 150th career win, putting him seven behind Barry Switzer on the Sooners' career coaching wins list. Oklahoma is 5-0 under Stoops...
It is Gameday! The University of Oklahoma’s Co-Big12 Champion Football team takes the field against University of Louisiana-Monroe in Norman, Oklahoma. This is a big game for the Sooners as they unleash quarterback Trevor Knight and the newly schemed offense. Also, Mike Stoops is fielding a revamped defense that will utilizing new defensive schemes and alignments. Boomer!...
In the season opener, Oklahoma's defense showed vast improvement over the group that finished last year.
It's just one game, but it was an impressive performance by No. 16 Oklahoma in a 34-0 romp over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night.
''It feels amazing,'' senior linebacker Corey Nelson said.
''Especially after that loss in the Cotton Bowl, to...
Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight makes his debut and the Sooners' defense shuts out Louisiana-Monore on Saturday night.
The 34-0 rout was also coach Bob Stoops' 150th career win.
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As much as anything, Trevor Knight's legs won him the job as Oklahoma's starting quarterback and he showcased his running ability Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe.
Knight, a redshirt freshman, rushed for 103 yards on 13 carries and threw three touchdown passes - two to Jalen Saunders - and No. 16 Oklahoma beat the Warhawks 34-0 on Saturday night.
Oklahoma gave coach Bob...
NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma struggled a bit on offense, but that was to be expected.
The Sooners dominated on defense, and no one saw that coming.
Here are some other winners and losers from Saturday's season-opening 34-0 win over ULM.
Winner: Mike Stoops.
The Sooners' defensive coordinator met the media with a giant smile after Saturday's game, wondering why there...
Louisiana-Monroe opened the 2012 season with an upset of then-No. 8 Arkansas and proceeded to throw scares into Auburn and Baylor.
Against No. 16 Oklahoma on Saturday, there was no repeat performance.
The Sooners limited Louisiana-Monroe to nine first downs and 166 yards of offense, allowing the Warhawks to cross midfield only twice, and Oklahoma rolled to a 34-0 win.