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Buddy Hield scores 24 to lead Oklahoma over No. 22 UCLA

  Bahamas native Buddy Hield scored 24 points, Frank Booker added 11 and Oklahoma beat No. 22 UCLA 75-65 in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Wednesday. Jordan Woodard added 10 points for the Sooners (3-1), who were 0-3 overall against UCLA. Hield was born in Freeport and lived there until moving to Kansas as a high school junior. Bryce Alford scored 19 points for UCLA...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hield scores 24, Oklahoma tops No. 22 UCLA

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Bahamas native Buddy Hield scored 24 points, Frank Booker added 11 and Oklahoma beat No. 22 UCLA 75-65 in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Wednesday. Jordan Woodard added 10 points for the Sooners (3-1), who were 0-3 overall against UCLA. Hield was born in Freeport and lived there until moving to Kansas as a high school junior. Bryce...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Gundy, Bob Stoops, Brian Kelly Not Candidates For The Florida Job

You can cross three names off your coaching wish list, Florida fans.  According to a report by Pat Dooley of Gatorsports.com, Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy, Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops and Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly are not candidates to get the soon-to-be open Gators’ job.  Three more names to cross off Gator coaching search — Brian Kelly, Bobby Stoops, Mike Gundy. — Pat Dooley...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Source: Bob Stoops is the favorite to be the next Gator head coach

A source has told me that Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops is the “definite favorite right now” to succeed Will Muschamp at Florida. It makes sense on a lot of levels. After three great years as Florida’s defensive coordinator, including a national … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Taiwanese cartoon depicts Oklahoma RB setting NCAA rushing record over Kansas

As you all know by now, Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine broke the NCAA single-game rushing record against Kansas this past Saturday. The record was held for one week by Melvin Gordon after standing for about 20 years. Perine rushed for 427 yards and five touchdowns as OU torched Kansas, 44-7. The Taiwanese Animators are well known around the Internet for their ridiculous depictions...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Annoyed With 11 AM Kickoff Times For Home Games

For three home games in a row – against Kansas State, Baylor and Kansas – the Oklahoma Sooners have been scheduled to kick off at 11:00 AM local time. With a fourth straight potentially looming against Oklahoma State on December 6, head coach Bob Stoops spoke out today during his press conference, sticking up for fans.  #Bedlam kickoff possibilities: ABC/ESPN, 11 am CT Fox...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Oklahoma’s TaShawn Thomas spins and throws down monster dunk

The Sooners dispatched Northwestern State yesterday and TaShawn Thomas had this beautiful spin move and dunk against the Demons….  
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cousins scores 20 as No. 18 Oklahoma gets bounce-back win

  No. 18 Oklahoma rebounded from its first loss of the season Sunday as Isaiah Cousins scored 20 points in the Sooners' 90-68 win over Northwestern State. Oklahoma (2-1) came out flat against Northwestern State (2-2) before seizing control of the game during the final 10 minutes of the first half, extending a one-point lead to a 50-30 advantage by halftime. Four other players -...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine Looks Tiny Surrounded By the Sooners Offensive Line

At 5'11'' and 243 pounds Oklahoma Sooners running back Samaje Perine is not exactly a small dude, but when he stands in the midst of his offensive line he is definitely the little man in the group. Call it a hunch, but I think one of them does not like having his picture taken.Either that or Samaje just told he's broke and can't take him out for dinner after blocking for his record...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Okahoma Coaches Give Samaje Perine Game Ball, Teammates Maul Him

Oklahoma’s Samaje Perine, just a freshman, now holds the record for most rushing yards in an FBS game. Perine rushed 34 times for 427 yards against Kansas Saturday, breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon’s one-week-old record. After the contest, head coach Bob Stoops referenced the accomplishment and made sure to give the game ball to Perine. His teammates were predictably...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Sentinel Columnist Says Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops ‘Would Be Crazy Not To’ Take The Florida Job

Bob Stoops has been the head coach of the Oklahoma football program since 1999. Prior to that, he spent three seasons as Florida’s defensive coordinator. It was Stoops’ great success leading the Gators’ defense that propelled him into a head coach candidate and got him hired in Norman, Okla.  One Orlando Sentinel columnist is calling for the 54-year-old coach to come back...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops, Sterling Shepard win Disney Sports Spirit Award

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stopps does not want the Florida coaching job

Talk had just started and already Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops is saying forget it. Asked about being a candidate for the coaching job at Florida with Will Muschamp stepping down at the end of the season Stopps denied any desire to leave Oklahoma. “All I want to be is a candidate at Oklahoma,” Stoops said in a Big 12 conference all. “I’m not a candidate anywhere...
Via Tireball.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops Says He Does Not Want To Be A Candidate For Florida’s Head Coaching Vacancy

Could Bob Stoops be Florida’s next football coach? According to the Oklahoma coach, he has no intention of leaving Norman for Gainesville. Stoops was asked about Florida’s coaching vacancy today, and said that he does not want to be considered a candidate for the job. Bob Stoops on Florida job: “All I want to be is a candidate at Oklahoma. I don’t want to be a candidate...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s path to redemption continues with Texas Tech

The Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Tech Red Raiders are both out to redeem themselves after recent struggles. Both will have the chance to do so in an epic Big 12 clash on Saturday. Texas Tech’s bid to somehow earn a bowl game for the end of the year starts on November 15th, while they can simultaneously defeat a hated rival. The Sooners, on the other hand, come in at just 6-3 and...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What about Bob? What about Mike? Oklahoma And The Stoops Brothers Face A Difficult Situation

Should Mike Stoops be the defensive coordinator at the University of Oklahoma next season, or does that question place too little emphasis on Baylor’s quality? Bart Doan: On Twitter: @TheCoachBart I suppose the eventual answer to this is directly tied to whether or not Bob Stoops is the head coach, and I’m not going down that fox hole without Bob himself texting me and telling...
Via The Student Section
15 days ago  |  3 Comments

Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Temporarily Paralyzed After Big Hit Late in Baylor Game

Saturday after the Baylor game Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Trevor Knight was spotted leaving the locker room in good spirits and walking around in no apparent discomfort. As this news leaked over the internet there were many that questioned whether he was actually injured or if he was just tired of getting drilled by Baylor's defense.After hearing that his MRI and x-rays were...
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoops brushes off Sooners' boo birds following home loss to Baylor

NORMAN, Okla. - The crowd booed and the Sooners lost in grand fashion. Hard to remember either of the two happening in Norman in a long time. Oklahoma lost to Baylor 48-14 on Saturday, ending any chance of a successful season for the Sooners and before the fans flooded out well before the game was official, a good number booed. And loudly. After the game, coach Bob Stoops was defiant...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: One of the Oklahoma RUF/NEKS Gets Dragged Behind the Sooner Schooner

It was not a great day for the Oklahoma Sooners and their fans. It was a nice day and all for a game, but the end result was not something they had expected to see. It's not that they didn't know Baylor was a tough team. Their offensive prowess is all over every highlight show.They just don't lose two in a row at home.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

What if Troy Aikman didn’t transfer out of Oklahoma?

Starting on February 14, 2014, Sam Quinn and The Sports Post have decided to run down the 52 Greatest What Ifs in NFL History, one per week, for the next year. For a list of published What Ifs, as well as the introductory piece, click here. Just look at Troy Aikman. If you were to match a quarterback and his school based solely on appearances, you’d put Aikman and UCLA together...
Via The Sports Post
19 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: Oklahoma Sooners Team Preview

Now entering his fourth season and surveying a roster he’s built, Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger likes what he sees. “We love the guys...
Via Athlon Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine Knocks Kansas State Defender on His ***!

It's almost comical sometimes when you see football teams try to out think the other by running all sorts of trick plays. Come on! This is football! Let your players line up and just do what they do best. In the case of Oklahoma Sooners running back Samaje Perine that would be running defenders foolish enough to get in his way over.Like he did hear:Read more »
Via FatManWriting
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners Team Chaplain Arrested on Drug and Larceny Charges

This story falls smack dab in the realm of so messed up it has to be fake, but alas it is not. It is, however, the kind of thing that will make Oklahoma fans and people everywhere shake their heads in disbelief. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will likely find it a little embarrassing.Curious yet? Well--it appears that on Wednesday the team chaplain for the Oklahoma Sooners...
Via FatManWriting
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A formula for defeating Oklahoma?

Oklahoma is inarguably one of college football’s blueblood programs – the type of program most schools very much want to be like in terms of tradition, winning percentage and overall program respect. Since World War II, OU has more wins (598) and a higher winning percentage (.794) than any other Division 1 program.  Oklahoma’s seven (7) national championships trail only Alabama’s ...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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