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Oklahoma 2016 Football Season Preview – Part Three (Games 7 Through 9)

Editor’s note: This is the third article in a four-part series previewing the Oklahoma 2016 football season. For the Sooners, Oct. 22 means a quick trip from the frying pan into the fire. By this point in the season, Oklahoma will be in the meat of the Big 12 schedule, and it things go according to […] Oklahoma 2016 Football Season Preview – Part Three (Games 7 Through 9)...
Via Stormin in Normin
5 hours ago

Oklahoma Sooners Football | Don't Forget About Semaje Perine

I can think of a lot of things I wouldn't want to do in life like watching paint dry, wearing burnt orange, eating pickles or tomatoes, paying taxes, and much more. However, the one thing that I believe would top this not to do list would be strapping on pads and a helmet and attempting to tackle Semaje Perine. He makes even the best tacklers and linebackers look silly. And while...
Via Crimson and Cream Machine
13 hours ago

Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown to Kickoff | 41 Days!

On September 5, 2015 the Sooner fans caught a glimpse of what they had in Baker Mayfield and in the new look Sooners offense as they soundly defeated the Akron Zips by a score of 41-3. Mayfield set a record for most passing yards in a season opener with 388 yards while tossing 3 touchdown passes. Mayfield also added another on the ground. Joe Mixon showed up and showed out amassing...
Via Crimson and Cream Machine
13 hours ago

Oklahoma Football: ESPN Gives Sooners Best Chance to Go Bowling Perfect

They say the best way to secure a spot in the College Football Playoff is to take care of business on the field. Win all your games and you’re in. According to ESPN, Oklahoma football has the best chance of proving out that theory this season. The Sooners last recorded a perfect season in their […] Oklahoma Football: ESPN Gives Sooners Best Chance to Go Bowling Perfect - Stormin...
Via Stormin in Normin
19 hours ago

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 42 Days!

The Oklahoma Sooners ended the 2012 regular season on a five-game winning streak. Included in that streak was a 42-34 win over Baylor on November 10th. The 14th ranked Sooners out punched the Bears thanks in part to a 55-yard rushing touchdown by backup quarterback Blake Bell early in the fourth quarter. Bell ended the day with 74 rushing yards, on five carries, and was only outdone...

Video: Baker Mayfield busts out dance moves for ESPN photo shoot

Not only is Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield one of the best signal-callers in the nation entering the 2016 college football season, he has proven time and time again that he’s one of the best dancers. Last summer, Mayfield was in the headlines for showing off his impressive “whip/nae nae” dances, and he recently proved he continues to stay loose during a photo shoot...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SQ College Football Top-25 Preview: #25 Oklahoma State

The college football season is rapidly approaching, with the anticipation building as each day passes. As the hunger for the upcoming season gets stronger, here at SQ we've got something that will hold your appetite for the time being. Over the next few weeks, we'll be rolling out previews of the teams in our top-25. Today we'll be taking a look at the first team in our countdown...
Via The Sports Quotient
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five Oklahoma Football Sleepers to Watch for in 2016

We know about the big names who command the headlines on the current edition of the Oklahoma football squad, but we also know that every season has its fill of surprise performances that contribute in a big way to the team’s success. We’re into the dog days of summer, which always signals that we’re also […] Five Oklahoma Football Sleepers to Watch for in 2016 - Stormin in...
Via Stormin in Normin
2 days ago

Feelings Mixed Among Big 12 Coaches Regarding Stop-Go Expansion Efforts

By and large, Big 12 coaches support the idea of expanding by two or even four additional teams, but there is some concern about making sure the right teams are selected. Big 12 football coaches met with ESPN reporters on Wednesday to voice their comments on the idea of the conference moving forward in seriously […] Feelings Mixed Among Big 12 Coaches Regarding Stop-Go Expansion...
Via Stormin in Normin
2 days ago

Bob Stoops Has Always Been Champion of Competitive Nonconference Slate

College football has begun setting a bar on the quality of nonconference opponents. Playing big-boy football out of conference will require no adjustment on the part of Bob Stoops and Oklahoma football. The Sooners have never shied away from scheduling nonconference games against quality teams, and that has been especially true throughout Stoops’ 17 seasons […] Bob Stoops Has...
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2 days ago

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 43 Days!

The Colorado Buffaloes took an exit from the Big 12 Conference following the 2010 season. Having shared a conference with the Sooners for decades (since 1950), Oklahoma and CU parted ways with OU owning a 40-17-2 overall record. The two teams met twice in Big 12 championship games with the Sooners taking both contests, in Houston 2002 and Kansas City 2004. The last time OU played...
Via Crimson and Cream Machine
2 days ago

Olivia Munn Praises Bob Stoops On Twitter

ESPN’s College Football Live aired a weird segment with Bob Stoops and Charlie Strong on Wednesday.  Chris Cotter showed the Oklahoma and Texas head coaches different pictures on a screen and had them react.  Here’s the segment.  .@OU_CoachStoops agrees. OU alum @oliviamunn gets the nod over @McConaughey. #Sooners pic.twitter.com/hhPf1ugTtG — Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football: Something You Might Not That You Will Want to Know

Running back Samaje Perine crossed the goal line ran for 17 touchdowns for the Sooners in the 2015 season. Sixteen of those Oklahoma football TDs were rushing touchdowns. Perine is the featured back in one of the most dynamic ground tandems in college football. The 5-foot, 11-inch, 234-pound junior running back pairs with sophomore Joe […] Oklahoma Football: Something You Might...
Via Stormin in Normin
3 days ago

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 44 Days!

The 2015 Oklahoma Sooners football team went 11-2 on the season, winning the Big 12 Championship, and made their first ever appearance in the College Football Playoff. The conference crown was the eighth under Bob Stoops in his seventeen seasons as the head coach. More impressively, the Sooners won their games last season by an average score of 44-22. It was the thirteenth time...
Via Crimson and Cream Machine
4 days ago

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 45 Days!

We are smack dab in the dogs days of summer, but football season will be here before you know. Today the countdown rolls on at 45 and we will look at one of the lesser know Sooners who should begin to show up and make an impact this season going forward. HB/FB Carson Meier (6-5-245) is a redshirt sophomore for the Sooners. If you are looking for Meier he will be wearing 45 this...
Via Crimson and Cream Machine
4 days ago

Big 12 to Officially Begin Taking Expansion Applications

Here we go again, only this time the Big 12 appears to be serious about the prospects of expanding beyond the present 10 conference members. On Tuesday, on the final day of 2016 Big 12 Football Media Days event in Dallas, the Big 12 Conference board of directors voted unanimously to have commissioner Bob Bowlsby begin […] Big 12 to Officially Begin Taking Expansion Applications...
Via Stormin in Normin
4 days ago

Bob Stoops Says He Doesn’t Plan to Step Aside Anytime Soon

OU’s Bob Stoops is the longest-tenured active head coach among FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) coaches who have spent continuous seasons at the same school. When he arrived at Oklahoma in 1999, no one imagined that he would remain on the job in Norman for as long as he has, including Stoops himself. This will be […] Bob Stoops Says He Doesn’t Plan to Step Aside Anytime Soon...
Via Stormin in Normin
4 days ago

This Oklahoma Hype Video Will Get You Extremely Pumped For The 2016 Seasons

We’re less than two months away from the start of the 2016 college football season. Last time we saw the Oklahoma Sooners on the gridiron, they put forth a very disappointing performance in the College Football Playoff semifinal against eventual national runner-up Clemson. OU brings back Baker Mayfield, Samaje Perine, and a host of talent, and is a big favorite to win the Big 12...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football a Big Draw at Big 12 Media Days

The unofficial start to the 2016 Big 12 football season took place in Dallas on Monday and Tuesday  this week as media types who cover and follow the Big 12 assembled to hear what the conference coaches had to say about their teams and the forthcoming season. As expected, Oklahoma football drew plenty of attention. […] Oklahoma Football a Big Draw at Big 12 Media Days - Stormin...
Via Stormin in Normin
4 days ago

ESPN Big 12 Players Poll Shows Oklahoma Is The Team To Beat In 2016

The results of the ESPN Big 12 Players Poll are in, and the results are not that surprising. ESPN annually surveys 30 of the Big 12 players that attend media days on various subjects, the most interesting question being the most challenging team in the conference.  The Oklahoma Sooners overwhelmingly came out on top, receiving 73 percent of participants’ votes.  Baylor received...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Takes Shot At Michigan At Big 12 Media Day

Bob Stoops, discussing at the Big 12 Media day Tuesday the demands of college football and the time players get off, took this jab at Michigan over their spring break trip to IMG Academy. Bob Stoops on time off: "You get 2 weeks off, then for spring break you get a week — unless you're at Michigan…"
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nichols: The Baker Mayfield/Samaje Perine duo is chasing an Oklahoma championship

It seemed like Baker Mayfield was still hurting when he took a seat for Tuesday's interview session.Oklahoma's quarterback made the mistake of being on the receiving end of tailback Samaje Perine's "attaboy" pat."He slapped me on the butt after the pictures and I probably still have a handprint," Mayfield said. "You could put him up with our defensive linemen; he's one of the strongest...
Via SportsDay
5 days ago

Stoops: RB Mixon has met all conditions since '14 suspension

DALLAS (AP) -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says running back Joe Mixon keeps meeting the standards demanded of him since his season-long suspension two years ago after being charged with punching a women in the face.Stoops was asked Tuesday at Big 12 football media days if he found it difficult to rationalize Mixon being a full-scholarship athlete with increased awareness nationwide...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Things Oklahoma Football Fans Need to Do Before the 2016 Kickoff

With just a little over a month to go before the kickoff of the 2016 college football season, time is getting short for Oklahoma football fans if they want to be locked and loaded and fully prepared for the kickoff of what should be another great fall of Sooner gridiron fun. First of all, it […] Five Things Oklahoma Football Fans Need to Do Before the 2016 Kickoff - Stormin in...
Via Stormin in Normin
5 days ago

Baker Mayfield, Bob Stoops have nothing but good things to say about new Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray

The "Baker Mayfield rule" was considered a big win for Oklahoma fans as it granted Baker Mayfield an extra year of eligibility. One person it didn't necessarily bode well for was former Texas A&M quarterback Kyler Murray, who transfered to Oklahoma this offseason. Had 2016 been Mayfield's final year of eligibility, Murray could have competed for the Oklahoma starting job in 2017...
Via SportsDay
5 days ago
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