Posted September 03, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Bob Stoops
TEAMS: Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. — Head coach Bob Stoops reviewed his first game of the 2012 season Monday, and Sooners Illustrated has all the coverage.

Stoops says Sooners can adjust after UTEP scare

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says there wasn't anything the Sooners did wrong against UTEP that can't be corrected. Fourth-ranked Oklahoma held off UTEP 24-7 on Saturday night, but needed two fourth-quarter touchdowns to put away the pesky Miners. Stoops said Monday the Sooners ''missed an assignment or two'' on key offensive plays that could have led to touchdowns...

OU-UTEP postgame reaction: HC Bob Stoops

EL PASO, Texas — Sooners Illustrated has head coach Bob Stoops' thoughts after a lethargic 24-7 victory over UTEP.

It's hard to be Kenny Stills in Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. - It's hard to be Kenny Stills. It is. And I understand. A displaced California kid in football-mad Oklahoma. Sleeves of tattoos and a hair style that looks like My Little Pony with a Club MTV twist. Doesn't exactly look like the rest of his classmates or teammates. A 2011 DUI which resulted in a one-game suspension. Extreme verbosity of the 140 characters...

Oklahoma Football: Why The No. 4 Sooners Are On Road To Ruin

Landry Jones barely gathered the Sooners up for a late rally in the first quarter to tie the game 7-7 with a throw to Kenny Stills for a 68 yard touchdown.  A far cry from what should have been happening with the number four ranked team in NCAA Division 1.Still tied 7-7 at halftime, Sooners’ fans have to be thinking “please, oh please, not a repeat of last year.’ Where in...

Oklahoma 24, UTEP 7: This looks familiar

The past nine months have been filled with turmoil and upheaval in Oklahoma's football program. After an offseason of injuries, suspensions, defections, illnesses and the like, you'd think the Sooners couldn't wait to get on the field last night at put all that aside. Instead, Oklahoma came away with a thoroughly unimpressive 24-7 win over presumed cream...

No. 4 Oklahoma has plenty to shore up

Oklahoma's opener didn't quite go as planned. While the rest of the Big 12's title favorites rolled to easy victories, the fourth-ranked Sooners had to outlast a supposedly-overmatched opponent. Oklahoma beat Texas-El Paso 24-7 Saturday night at the Sun Bowl, but needed a strong effort from its defense and a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter to pull it off. ...

Monday presser week two: QB Landry Jones

NORMAN, Okla. — Quarterback Landry Jones took the podium after head coach Bob Stoops hosted his weekly press conference, and Sooners Illustrated has all the coverage.

Switzer joins hunt for Oklahoma dog killer

Former Dallas Cowboys and Oklahoma Sooners head coach Barry Switzer is attempting to help a family in Oklahoma whose dog was tied to the back of a truck and dragged to its death over the weekend. Switzer said Monday via Twitter that he would match the reward money posted to find whoever killed the 2-year-old Labrador. Switzer tweeted: "Lab dog was dragged to death in Rogers...

Monday presser week two: WR Kenny Stills

NORMAN, Okla. — Sooners Illustrated caught up with wide receiver Kenny Stills Monday afternoon to get his thoughts on the offense in the season opener against UTEP.

Monday presser week two: FS Tony Jefferson

NORMAN, Okla. — Sooners Illustrated caught up with free safety Tony Jefferson Monday afternoon to get his thoughts on the defense in the season opener against UTEP.

College Football Out of Conference Records & Stats

Alabama was the only SEC team to defeat a top 25 opponent in week one despite the perception of the conference being the most dominant in college football. However, the SEC did have one of the most challenging schedules slated in the opening week and they scored the second most points per game among FBS conferences. The ACC, Big 12, Big East, and Pac 12 did not play top 25 opponents...

OU-UTEP: Halftime Thoughts

Raise your hand if you had the 7-7 square in your pool. *Some rust? Expected. A little out of synch? Understandable. This is different. Way different. The Sooners are playing with all the emotion of a bunch of guys getting a root canal and while watching a Jane Austen flick. It is damn near impossible to understand how a team could be out of action for that long and come out looking...

Big 12 has perfect week, at least on scoreboard

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer It was a perfect Week 1 for the retooled Big 12, at least as far as the scoreboard goes. All the league's members, including newcomers TCU and West Virginia, got off to winning starts. How they got there varied widely, and in some cases left more questions than answers. No. 4 Oklahoma scuffled...

Walker set to return Monday

NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners got a huge shot in the arm Wednesday evening, as head coach Bob Stoops announced defensive tackle Casey Walker is rejoining the team Monday.
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