Oklahoma OL Ty Darlington Posts Heartfelt Thank You To Sooner Family

Oklahoma’s season ended tonight with a 37-17 loss to Clemson in the Orange Bowl. The loss also closed out the career of accomplished Sooners offensive lineman Ty Darlington.  The senior center penned a touching tribute to his teammates, coaches and the whole OU family after the game, sharing his thoughts and feelings on Twitter. #BoomerSooner pic.twitter.com/cgfnlC5ytd — Ty...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma OL: I'd make my kids wait before playing football

Oklahoma center Ty Darlington said he would make his future children wait until they were older to play tackle football due to the threat of head injuries. “I don’t think you’re at a disadvantage for kids to not play tackle football until they’re a little bit older,” Darlington said Monday, via CBS Sports’s Jon Solomon. “Even myself, I pride myself on being a tough...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma's Darlington hopes to leave legacy off the field

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Ty Darlington has been well aware of the issues facing college football - concussions, pay-for-play, transfer rules to name a few- but felt powerless to do anything about it. Not the case anymore The 6-foot-3, 286-pound center for Oklahoma overcame nerves, spoke to the Big 12 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee as a favor to the school's director of student athlete...
Via Associated Press
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma C Ty Darlington wins the Campbell Award

The Oklahoma Sooners have already brought home a ton of hardware this season. They have the Big 12 Championship, offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley won the Broyles Award, and quarterback Baker Mayfield brought home the Burlsworth Trophy for being the nation’s top walk-on athlete. According to College Football Talk, the team will have another trophy to show off this year. Center...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Darlington wins Wuerffel Trophy

Oklahoma center Ty Darlington became the second Sooner in the past three seasons to win the Wuerffel Trophy, given annually to the college football player who has success on the field, is a community servant and excels academically. Darlington graduated with his undergraduate degree in two-and-a-half years with a 3.91 GPA. He is currently working on his master's degree. He has started...
Via FOX Sports
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma's Darlington is football's top scholar-athlete

NEW YORK (AP) Oklahoma center Ty Darlington has won the William V. Campbell Trophy, given to college football's top scholar-athlete. Darlington was presented with the trophy Tuesday night at the National Football Foundation's award banquet at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan. He was chosen among 12 finalists from all levels of college football. All the finalists received $18...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Senior OL Has A Message For Sooners’ Students, Wants Better Support Tomorrow

Oklahoma’s football team has two regular season games left: one tomorrow against TCU and one next Saturday against Oklahoma State.  Win both, and the Sooners (9-1) could be in the College Football Playoff.  Saturday’s game against the Horned Frogs is OU’s final home game of the season. Oklahoma senior offensive lineman Ty Darlington has a message to Sooners’ students ahead...
Via College Spun
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma center on loss to Texas: 'It's embarrassing'

NORMAN, Okla. - Oklahoma center Ty Darlington had some harsh words for his teammates Monday. The Sooners lost to Texas Saturday in the Cotton Bowl, 24-17 and OU's senior center said it was "embarrassing."  Darlington was one of a number of Sooner captains who spoke after the game inside the locker room. "It was unacceptable and embarrassing," Darlington said. "And what t's going...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Darlington says Sooners eager to move beyond suspensions, distractions

Standing 6-foot-2 and 286 pounds, Oklahoma Sooners offensive lineman Ty Darlington certainly is an imposing figure. As a scholar athlete to boot, it's his words that truly command attention. Darlington was a central figure this spring when the team could have splintered following the release of the racist fraternity video. Darlington spoke again Tuesday while being honored as OU...
Via FOX Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma's Ty Darlington: The SAE scandal almost tore us apart

NORMAN, Okla. -- Just over a month ago, Oklahoma's players walked on to their practice field arm-in-arm, clad in black, in a powerful image of unity. The Sooners -- including coach Bob Stoops standing front and center -- had spent hours that week planning their response to a disgusting viral video that showed members of the school's SAE fraternity singing a racist chant aboard a...
Via FOX Sports
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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