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Oklahoma QB job up for grabs heading into spring

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is in no hurry to name a starting quarterback. The Sooners are coming off an 8-5 season that ended with a 40-6 loss to Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The Sooners will choose among three quarterbacks with starting experience. Stoops said Thursday it will be an open competition when spring practice starts Saturday, and he won't have...
Via AP on Fox
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Men’s Basketball: Morris thriving amidst physical play

Monte Morris could barely peak through his eyelids as he careened toward the basket and into Oklahoma center, Ryan Spangler. Morris absorbed the ensuing contact, reconfigured his shot attempt and successfully finished around the 6-foot-8, 230-pound Spangler.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
1 hour ago

Bob Stoops Announces Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon Won’t Play In The Sooners’ Spring Game

Joe Mixon is back on the Oklahoma football team, after being suspended for the entire 2014 season.  The Sooners are set to begin spring practice on Saturday and Mixon, a former five-star recruit in the 2014 class, will participate. The 6-foot-2, 207-pound running back won’t be playing in the team’s spring game on April 11, though.  Bob Stoops announced today that Mixon will...
Via College Spun
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Graphic Designer Puts Out 4 Oklahoma Helmet Concepts

Recently, multiple graphic designers have developed mock helmet concepts for college football and NFL teams, releasing these sometimes unconventional designs on the internet. The new-look helmets are just hypothetical creations, but they still illicit reaction from fanbases. Recently, designer Empire Graphics dropped four concepts for Oklahoma helmets, and each one is pretty interesting...
Via College Spun
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Photo: Dabo Swinney And Clemson Players Unveil Tombstone For Bowl Win Over Oklahoma

Clemson football commemorates big road and bowl victories with a “graveyard” near its football facilities, where they put up tombstones for big victories. The Tigers have put up some impressive tombstones over the last few years, and today, the program paid its respects to its 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl victims, the Oklahoma Sooners. Dabo Swinney with Clemson seniors at tombstone...
Via College Spun
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The Audible: Jim Ross on his beloved Sooners, Barry Switzer & more

WWE legend Jim Ross joins Bruce Feldman on The Audible for part I of a two-part interview to discuss his beloved Oklahoma Sooners, why change is good for Bob Stoops and OU, which coaches he thinks would make the best wrestling characters, why Steve Spurrier is the modern-day Barry Switzer and more. To listen to the podcast, click on the embedded player at the top. You can get every...
Via Fox Sports
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No. 15 Oklahoma blows huge lead, loses at Iowa State

Oklahoma's hopes for a share of the Big 12 title are still alive. The 15th-ranked Sooners will need West Virginia to upset Kansas in Lawrence on Tuesday -- and recover from blowing a massive lead at Iowa State. Georges Niang had 20 of his 23 points in the second half and No. 17 Iowa State rallied from a 21-point deficit to stun Oklahoma 77-70 on Monday night and snap a two-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
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No. 17 Iowa State rallies from 21 down to stun No. 15 Oklahoma

  Oklahoma was up by 20 when Isaiah Cousins hollered at the Iowa State bench. Cousins got a technical foul -- and the Cyclones got all the motivation they needed to spark one of the best comebacks in school history. Georges Niang had 20 of his 23 points in the second half and No. 17 Iowa State rallied from a 21-point deficit to stun No. 15 Oklahoma 77-70 on Monday night and snap...
Via AP on Fox
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Oklahoma defeats Oklahoma State 66-56

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Kaylon Williams scored 18 of her 20 points in the second half to help Oklahoma defeat Oklahoma State 66-56 on Monday night. Williams, a junior forward, made 8 of 12 shots and grabbed five rebounds for the Sooners (19-10, 13-5 Big 12), who bounced back from a surprising loss to last-place Kansas last Saturday. Peyton Little added 16 points for Oklahoma, which...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan To Host Five-Star LB Caleb Kelly On Unofficial Visit

It looks like Michigan has made some headway with 2016 five-star LB Caleb Kelly. Kelly is going to take an unofficial visit on March 13th. The Oklahoma Sooners are currently the heavy favorite to land the California native. [24/7] The post Michigan To Host Five-Star LB Caleb Kelly On Unofficial Visit appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Oklahoma NT Jordan Phillips

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done all offseason; these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. With nose tackle not a glaring need, there won’t […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Oklahoma NT Jordan...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma-Iowa St. Preview

Oklahoma has played its way into an opportunity to earn at least a share of the Big 12 regular-season title, while Iowa State still has hopes of claiming a piece despite rare back-to-back defeats. The 16th-ranked Sooners look to take another step toward their first league crown since 2005 on Monday night when they visit the 12th-ranked Cyclones, who will try to stay alive in their...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hield leads No. 16 Oklahoma to comeback win over TCU

NORMAN, Okla. -- Buddy Hield broke out of his slump to help Oklahoma remain a strong contender for the Big 12 title. Hield had 21 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, and the 16th-ranked Sooners rallied to beat TCU 67-60 on Saturday. The Big 12's leading scorer had made just 7 of 29 field goals the previous two games. He went 6 for 11 against the Horned Frogs, including majking...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hield leads No. 16 Oklahoma past TCU

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Buddy Hield had 21 points and a career-high 13 rebounds to help No. 16 Oklahoma rally and beat TCU 67-60 on Saturday. Hield, the Big 12's leading scorer, broke out of a slump during which he had made just 7 of 29 field goals the previous two games. He made 6 of 11 shots against the Horned Frogs, including 3 of 6 3-pointers. TaShawn Thomas had 15 points and eight...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Hield leads No. 16 Oklahoma past TCU

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Buddy Hield had 21 points and a career-high 13 rebounds to help No. 16 Oklahoma rally and beat TCU 67-60 on Saturday. Hield, the Big 12's leading scorer, broke out of a slump during which he had made just 7 of 29 field goals the previous two games. He made 6 of 11 shots against the Horned Frogs, including 3 of 6 3-pointers. TaShawn Thomas had 15 points and eight...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Trevor Knight And His Oklahoma Teammates Spent Their Saturday Afternoon Building A Snowman

We’ve seen plenty of college football fans enjoy the unexpected winter weather by making snowmen based on their favorite teams. Now, the players from big-time programs are getting in on the fun. Oklahoma football players, including quarterback Trevor Knight spent their Saturday afternoon building a pretty solid snowman. Based on the picture they took with it afterwards, one Sooner...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU-Oklahoma Preview

Oklahoma controls its destiny in its bid to earn at least a share of the Big 12 regular-season title, though it'll have to be cautious not to overlook another one of the league's bottom feeders. After escaping at last-place Texas Tech, No. 16 Oklahoma will try to be a bit more focused as it goes after a 16th win in 17 home games Saturday against improving TCU. The Sooners face a...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma beats No. 3 Baylor 68-64

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kaylon Williams and Sharane Campbell-Olds each scored 15 points, and Oklahoma defeated No. 3 Baylor 68-64 on Wednesday night to end the Lady Bears' win streak at 25 games. Peyton Little added 13 points and Gioya Carter had 12 for the Sooners (18-9, 12-4 Big 12), who clinched the No. 2 seed in the Big 12 tournament. The Sooners outscored the Lady Bears 18-10 from...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rich Eisen’s 40-Yard-Dash Time Got Slower This Year At NFL Combine

With an official time of 6.10 seconds in the 40-yard-dash at the NFL Combine, Rich Eisen is apparently losing a step. Eisen, who last year ran it in 5.98 seconds, was only .26 seconds slower than Oklahoma offensive lineman Adam Shead, who ran a 5.74. From his website RunRichRun.com, the 45-year-old raised $75,000 to donate to the St. […] The post Rich Eisen’s 40-Yard-Dash...
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

First Hand Reports: Oklahoma and Oklahoma State

Oklahoma and Oklahoma State both made the trek to Surprise, Arizona to take part in the Pac 12-Big 12 Challenge. In the one game for each team, there were some players who really stood out. For Oklahoma State, who are currently ranked in the top 10 in some polls, Senior Jon Perrin toed the rubber and put in six fantastic innings without giving up a hit. His fastball was sitting 88...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 17 Oklahoma ekes Texas Tech 79-75 in OT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Isaiah Cousins scored 22 points and Frank Booker added a career-high 17 points to help lead No. 17 Oklahoma past Texas Tech 79-75 in overtime Saturday. Buddy Hield hit back-to-back 3-pointers and Cousins made a field goal and two free throws to help the Sooners (19-8, 10-5 Big 12) seal the win. Cousins was 8 for 15 from the field, while Booker was 4 for 8 from...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 17 Oklahoma ekes Texas Tech 79-75 in OT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Isaiah Cousins scored 22 points and Frank Booker added a career-high 17 points to help lead No. 17 Oklahoma past Texas Tech 79-75 in overtime Saturday. Buddy Hield hit back-to-back 3-pointers and Cousins made a field goal and two free throws to help the Sooners (19-8, 10-5 Big 12) seal the win. Cousins was 8 for 15 from the field, while Booker was 4 for 8 from...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Met With Oklahoma TE Blake Bell At NFL Combine

Oklahoma tight end Blake Bell had a nice showing Friday at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine as the former quarterback ran an unofficial 4.80 40 time to go along with a 4.32 short-shuttle time. Bell’s bench and vertical numbers certainly weren’t eye-popping and that confirms that he needs to develop his upper and lower body […] Steelers Met With Oklahoma TE Blake Bell At NFL Combine...
Via Steelers Depot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Oklahoma TE Blake Bell

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Being as the Steelers look like they are […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Oklahoma TE Blake Bell is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dorial Green-Beckham: “I’m Young, I made Mistakes”

In a year where Jameis Winston will dominate the NFL Scouting Combine, Dorial Green-Beckham will be just a scrutinized — if not more. The former Missouri star and Sooners practice player is looking to prove to scouts that he can be trusted. He took the podium Thursday at the combine to discuss his mistakes – admitting he regretted his past actions. “I’m young, I made mistakes...
Via Thacover2
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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