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Knight and Shephard lead Sooner Offense

Morgantown, WV (September 18th, 2014) By Dave Ackermann – Senior Writer (feature photo credit to rivals.com) The Big 12 will feature a huge game in  Morgantown this weekend when the #4 ranked Oklahoma Sooners make the trek to the hills of West Virginia to face the upstart West Virginia Mountaineers. While this will be a prime time night game on national television (FOX), Mountaineer...
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Will Oklahoma “Striker” pay dirt in Motown.

Morgantown, WV – Thursday, September 18th, 2014 By Aaron Staats – Senior Writer (Feature phot0 credit to Steve Sisney of the Oklahoman)   With all of the hype coming into the season surrounding the opener against Alabama the matchup this Saturday in Touchdown City may prove to be the turning point in the 2014 campaign. To pull off what many believe would be a monumental upset...
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WVU looks to eliminate mistakes against Sooners

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Turnovers and special teams mistakes are starting to pile up for West Virginia, and the Mountaineers are looking for a quick fix with a showdown looming with No. 4 Oklahoma. West Virginia lost three fumbles and had several issues on its punt and field goal units in a 40-37 win over Maryland on Saturday. ''It's just going to get harder and harder...
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Stoops, Sooners head to Morgantown to meet West Virginia

  1. Start Fast: OU has outscored the opposition 55-0 in the first quarter of their first three games. By starting fast in Morgantown, the Sooners have a shot to take what will be a hostile, emotionally invested crowd out of the game.  2. Third Down: The Sooners are only converting 38 percent of their their down attempts and that makes it hard to get the job done on the road for...
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Oklahoma vs. West Virginia – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

Twitter/@OU_Football Oklahoma had little trouble getting past upset hopeful Tennessee last weekend. This week, the Sooners get West Virginia, who is much-improved from a year ago. The Mountaineers will host Bob Stoops’ squad at 2-1, coming off a last-second victory against Maryland in College Park. Oklahoma, meanwhile, is 3-0, and ranked No. 4 in the country.           Do...
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Big 12 opener for Oklahoma, WVU part of light week

Things to watch in Week 4 of the Big 12 season with a light schedule - a Thursday night game and only two games Saturday. GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 4 Oklahoma at West Virginia. While six Big 12 teams are getting the weekend off before conference play kicks into full gear, the Sooners (3-0) leave the state of Oklahoma for the first time this season to take on West Virginia (2-1) in a...
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WVU FB – Scouting Report – Oklahoma Sooners

Morgantown, WV – (Tuesday, September 16th, 2014) BGS Senior writers Dave Ackermann (Offense), Aaron Staats (Defense) and Jonathan Iszard (Special Teams) provide an in-depth scouting report on the 2014 Oklahoma Sooners. 2014 Sooner Offense – By Dave Ackermann – Senior Writer First, let’s hear from Jessica Coody(of Sooner Sports TV) as she interviews OU Center Ty Darlington...
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Photo: Bob Stoops Announces That Oklahoma Will Wear New Alternate Uniforms Against West Virginia

Oklahoma generated some serious buzz by unveiling new alternate uniforms this offseason, and according to head coach Bob Stoops, the Sooners will be wearing them this weekend when they travel to West Virginia. Stoops said #ou will wear alternate uniforms at West Virginia. #sooners — John Shinn (@john_shinn) September 17, 2014 Saturday. pic.twitter.com/qBBewinfm9 — Oklahoma...
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Oklahoma defense much improved since last trip to Morgantown

NORMAN, Okla. -- Two seasons ago, Oklahoma gave up just short of a hectare's worth of yards to West Virginia. The next week, Oklahoma allowed another land-grab worth of yards to Oklahoma State in a 51-48 overtime win. And the game after that Johnny Manziel undid the Sooners as Texas A&M gained 633 yards and won 41-13 in the Cotton Bowl. In those three games, OU allowed nearly...
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Oklahoma-West Virginia Preview

Oklahoma is heading into Big 12 play without its top rusher as it faces a team that's shown it can hang with the nation's top competition. The fourth-ranked Sooners will try to overcome the loss of running back Keith Ford on Saturday night at West Virginia, which opened the season with a close loss to Alabama and has played Bob Stoops' team close since joining the Big...
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Oklahoma freshman RB Perine ready for bigger role

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) The stories circulating about Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine resemble Paul Bunyan-esque tall tales. One look at the 5-foot-11, 243-pound bruiser, and it's easier than not to believe the stories. The 19-year-old true freshman said he was mistaken for a parent more than once during his official visit to Oklahoma. There is a story about him stopping an elevator...
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My Uncle Bill Loves Watching Oklahoma’s Samaje Perine Run The Damn Ball

“PEEEEEE-RINE!!!!” — Uncle Bill If you’ve been reading TSFJ long enough, you know that I constantly make references to my Uncle Bill. That man is the reason I am an Oklahoma Sooners fan to this day, and he is the man I talk to when all things Sooner football-related need discussing. Therefore, when I called […] The post My Uncle Bill Loves Watching Oklahoma’s Samaje Perine...
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Oklahoma Sooners stadium gigapixel panorama

This is a pretty awesome interactive gigapixel panorama of the Sooners Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium from this past weekends game against Tennessee. LINK
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Sooners get ready for 'disrespectful' West Virginia minus Ford

NORMAN, Okla. - Five things we learned Monday from Bob Stoops and the Sooners: 1. Oklahoma will be fine without Ford Although losing Ford at running back is notable – he has six touchdowns this season and is the team's leading rusher – it's not a loss the Sooners can't overcome. Ford is out for at least this week and maybe up to three weeks, according to coach...
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Oklahoma AD: Dorial Green-Beckham “Probably Wouldn’t Be At OU” After Ray Rice Scandal

DGB wouldn’t be at OU right now due to allegations of domestic violence (Twitter/@kytv) The way we discuss domestic violence, especially cases of domestic violence involving athletes, has changed in the last few months. This is partly due to several prominent cases in the NFL, most notably the controversy surrounding former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. However, there...
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Sooners Lose Star Running Back for WVU Game

When the No. 4 team in the country rolls into Morgantown this weekend to battle West Virginia, it will do so without star running back Keith Ford. Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops announced on Monday that Ford will be out 2-3 weeks with a fractured foot he suffered against Tennessee on Saturday night. Ford leads the Sooner ground attack with 194 yards and 5 touchdowns, while...
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Oklahoma running back Keith Ford out 2-3 weeks

Oklahoma will be without its leading rusher against West Virginia on Saturday. Head coach Bob Stoops said Monday that sophomore Keith Ford will be out for the next two or three weeks after suffering a slight fracture to his ankle in the Sooners’ win over Tennessee. “He won’t play this week for sure. After that it’s a little unsure,” Stoops said, per SoonerScoop.com. Ford...
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Bob Stoops: Joe Mixon Used “Poor Judgment” Attending Pep Rally

Last week suspended Oklahoma Sooners RB Joe Mixon attended a school pep rally. Today head coach Bob Stoops is speaking up that Mixon exercised “poor judgment” by attending the event. “Even though it wasn’t a mandatory team event … he shouldn’t have been there,” Stoops said. “I wasn’t there, and most of the coaches weren’t.” Mixon was suspended from the team...
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Sooners’ Keith Ford out 2-3 weeks

Fourth-ranked Oklahoma will be without sophomore Keith Ford when they travel to West Virginia this weekend. Sooners coach Bob Stoops said Monday that Ford will be out at least two to three weeks after suffering a slight fracture in a non-weight-bearing bone in his ankle late in Oklahoma’s 34-10 win over Tennessee. Ford has rushed for 194 yards and five touchdowns this season...
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Oklahoma RB Keith Ford out vs. West Virginia with broken fibula

NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said running back Keith Ford will miss at least a week after breaking his fibula in a win over Tennessee. Ford led the fourth-ranked Sooners with 194 yards rushing through three games and was one of the team's top receivers with 100 yards on six catches. He leads the team with five touchdowns rushing and caught a 23-yard touchdown pass...
Via AP on Fox
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Oklahoma RB Keith Ford out vs West Virginia

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said running back Keith Ford will miss at least a week after breaking his foot in a win over Tennessee. Ford led the fourth-ranked Sooners with 194 yards rushing through three games and was one of the team's top receivers with 100 yards on six catches. He leads the team with five touchdowns rushing and caught a 23-yard touchdown pass...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Announced That Leading Rusher Keith Ford Is Out 2-3 Weeks With Leg Fracture

Oklahoma sophomore running back Keith Ford has had a very solid start to the season, with 194 rushing yards and five touchdowns to his name, but the Sooners have announced that he will be out for this weekend’s Big 12 contest against West Virginia, and will miss a few weeks due to injury. BREAKING: Bob Stoops announces RB Keith Ford will miss the WVU game this weekend. Leg fracture...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 4

The Big 12's top three teams have held solid all season, but the bottom half of the league have been playing musical chairs through three weeks. Fortunately for Kansas, no chairs are taken away when the music stops on Saturday night. 1. Oklahoma (3-0), last week: 1. This week: at West Virginia. The Sooners haven't faced a major test yet, but they've been rock solid through...
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College Football Coaches Want Their Sons To Play For Georgia’s Mark Richt Or Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops

Photo via @OU_CoachStoops If you had a son, and you had the chance to choose which coach he’d play for, who would you pick? It’s certainly an interesting question, one that ESPN posed to college football coaches across America, with the caveat that they answered assuming they were no longer coaching. Out of 128 coaches, 98 answered, and the two that came out on top were Georgia’s...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sooners proud of 'good win' over Vols

NORMAN, Okla. - The Oklahoma Sooners didn't win the national title Saturday in Norman after beating Tennessee, 34-10. There were episodes of sloppiness and apathy, even some ignorance, too.  So, why then did Saturday's victory have a dash, a smell, a hint of a championship feel? Maybe because it was a game against a team that plays in the best conference in college football...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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