Bob Stoops and Sterling Shepard have won the Disney Sports Spirit Award which goes to college football's most-inspirational figure. Shepard, a junior receiver on the Oklahoma football team and Stoops, the coach at Oklahoma since 1999, will be honored at the Home Depot College Football Awards on Dec. 11 in Florida. Shepard's father Derrick played receiver at Oklahoma and was a graduate...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops expects injured receiver Sterling Shepard to be ready for No. 16 Oklahoma's showdown with No. 10 Baylor on Saturday. Shepard left last weekend's game against Iowa State with a groin strain after catching a 46-yard pass on the Sooners' first offensive play. Stoops said Monday that it seemed minor when it was checked out Sunday, but the...
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November 03, 2014 | Discuss
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma receivers coach Jay Norvell believes Sterling Shepard is in an elite category. That doesn't mean his star is above some prodding. When Shepard slows down a bit in practice, Norvell sometimes brings up the name of a former Sooner great - Ryan Broyles, the all-time FBS leader in receptions. ''I grabbed him (Shepard) a few weeks ago - he was kind of dragging...
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September 22, 2014 | Discuss
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Sterling Shepard had a career-high 177 yards receiving to help No. 4 Oklahoma defeat Tulsa 52-7 on Saturday. Trevor Knight passed for 299 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score. Alex Ross ran for 90 yards and a touchdown, Keith Ford ran for 87 yards and two scores and Blake Bell, a converted quarterback who now plays tight end, caught his first career...
Sterling Shepard is back and Dorial Green-Beckham is at the top of the list of questions when it comes to who will stand out this season at receiver. Shepard is a sure thing and he'll be the No. 1 target for Trevor Knight, but past that, there is very little experience returning. Meanwhile, the Sooners are still waiting on Green-Beckham's eligibility. The transfer from Missouri still...
The Oklahoma Sooners have come out tonight and shocked the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. OU entered the game as more than a two touchdown underdog, but is playing extremely well and finds itself ahead 31-17 at halftime. The Sooners extended their lead to 14 points right before the midway point with an impressive 13-yard touchdown run by Sterling Shepard. Even better...
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