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Landry Jones wouldn't consider his career as Oklahoma's starting quarterback to be a mixed bag.
Entering his final home game Saturday night against No. 22 Oklahoma State (7-3, 5-2 Big 12), Jones chooses to focus on the highs he's experienced with the 14th-ranked Sooners (8-2, 6-1) and not the occasional fierce criticism he's endured.
Jones has won one Big 12 championship and is trying to keep Oklahoma in the mix for another, and he'll be going for his third Bedlam rivalry win - to go with three rivalry victories against Texas.
He's won the most games in school history and ranks fourth in Bowl Subdivision history with 15,624 yards.
That hasn't always been enough to win over his team's faithful followers because he's never put the Sooners in position to play for a national championship.
''There's been a lot of great players here, especially the guy I came after. Sam had done so many good things around this place. There are some high...
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NORMAN, Okla. Not even Bedlam could shake even a bit of emotion loose from Landry Jones Saturday night.
Not another 50-point performance or another late-game drive, the kind generally seen only in the backyard and little-boy dreams, stirred up any visible feelings.
So, certainly the passing yardage, now at four figures in the past two games alone, didn't really affect Jones...
As training camp began at Oklahoma, quarterback Landry Jones had only one receiver present who had ever caught one of his passes before in a game.
That hasn't kept one of the NCAA's most productive passers ever from another prolific season.
Plugging transfers and freshmen into the lineup, the 14th-ranked Sooners (8-2, 6-1 Big 12) are averaging 334 yards passing. That puts...
Landry Jones threw for 500 yards and three touchdowns, and Brennan Clay scored on an 18-yard run in overtime to lift No. 14 Oklahoma to a 51-48 win against No. 22 Oklahoma State in the Bedlam rivalry on Saturday.
The Sooners (9-2, 7-1 Big 12) never led during regulation, overcoming double-digit deficits in both halves. Backup quarterback Blake Bell tied it with four seconds left...
Here are the all-time series records for some of this week's prominent rivalry games. Of the rivalries listed below, Oklahoma has the largest series lead and the Iron Bowl (Alabama vs Auburn) has the most even series record. The series leader for each rivalry is listed first.Nebraska vs Iowa 27-12-3LSU vs Arkansas 35-20-2Colorado vs Utah 31-24-3Washington vs Washington State...
WOODBURY, N.Y. – Four-star Metuchen (N.J.) guard Dorian Miller gave his family an early Thanksgiving gift by announcing his decision to stay home and play for Rutgers. Miller’s family watched the announcement Tuesday from behind the cameras at MSG Varisty. His father, Jeremy, and brother, former Oklahoma receiver Dejuan Miller, discussed their thoughts on the decision.
Nicole Griffin scored a career-high 19 points to help No. 13 Oklahoma beat Arkansas and a 30-point performance by Keira Peak to win 73-70 on Friday in tournament play.
Griffin was 8 of 11 from the field.
Whintey Hand had 14 points and nine rebounds. Morgan Hook had 14 points, eight rebounds. Maddie Manning added 10 points.
The Sooners (3-1) led 26-19 at halftime.
The combination of a Bedlam win and the program's first Big 12 championship produced pure elation for Oklahoma State a year ago.
Coach Mike Gundy and his Cowboys had the opposite feeling in the rematch.
Landry Jones threw for 500 yards and three touchdowns and Brennan Clay scored on an 18-yard run in overtime to lift No. 14 Oklahoma to a 51-48 win against No. 22 Oklahoma State...
NORMAN, OKLA. (AP) -- After the first overtime game in the Bedlam rivalry, a wild celebration on Owen Field and yet another 500-yard passing game, it all settled in for Landry Jones. His last home game with Oklahoma was over, and what a way to go out.
With the end of the second half looming, the Oklahoma Sooners looked to drive down the field and tie the game at 24. Landry Jones moved the ball well and with the team on the 18 yard line, Jones looked towards receiver Kenny Stills in the end-zone. The ball went through the defenders hands and Stills was able to tip the ball to himself and make the catch.
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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Landry Jones threw for 500 yards and three touchdowns, and Brennan Clay scored on an 18-yard run in overtime to lift No. 14 Oklahoma to a 51-48 win against No. 22 Oklahoma State in the Bedlam rivalry on Saturday.
The Sooners (9-2, 7-1 Big 12) never led during regulation, overcoming double-digit deficits in both halves. Backup quarterback Blake Bell tied it...
The Sooners built up a double-digit lead and rode it to the finish, outlasting the UTEP Miners 68-61 in the opening round of the Old Spice Classic in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Coach: Lon Kruger (1 season at Oklahoma 15-16) Overall 494-320, 26 years
2011-12: Record 15-16 overall, 5-13 in Big 12 ( Tie 8th)
Starters Returning (5) Sam Grooms, Steven Pledger, Andrew Fitzgerald, Cameron Clark, Romero Osby
Preseason Tournament: Old Spice Classic
Top Non-Conference Games: at. Arkansas, vs. Texas A&M, vs. Ohio
Transfer Out: Calvin Newell (UCF), Carl...