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Oklahoma starts season ranked No. 19

Coming off an 8-5 season where it was destroyed in a lower-tier bowl game and with the quarterback situation still in flux, Oklahoma was picked No. 19 in the preseason coaches poll. OU started last season, fresh off a Sugar Bowl against Alabama, No. 3 in the nation. But in 2015 it's only the second time since 2000 OU has started the season outside the top 10. Oklahoma was not ranked...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

SQ Top-25 Preview: #19 Oklahoma

The college football staff at SQ have put together a ranking of the top-25 teams heading into 2015. To get our readers prepared for the upcoming season, the staff has created a preview for each one of these teams. Today’s focus is on #19 Oklahoma.Team: Oklahoma SoonersSQ Ranking: 192014 Record: 8-5Finish in AP Poll: Not RankedHead Coach: Bob Stoops (17th Year)Key Arrivals: DT Neville...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma is way better than the dumpster fire you think it is

Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from Stewart Mandel's Mailbag. Send questions for future Mailbags to stewart.mandel@fox.com. *** Hey Stewart. Love the column. We're all familiar with the 2012 West Virginia and 2014 Oklahoma Bowl Effect [where a team gets wildly overrated coming off a tremendous bowl performance], but is it possible there's an opposite effect in which...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State In The Big 12: A Sense Of Where You Are

When learning to write about an athlete in a context far beyond game nights, journalism students or aspiring writers could find a far worse example than John McPhee’s profile of legendary college basketball star Bill Bradley. McPhee’s book, “A Sense Of Where You Are: Bill Bradley At Princeton,” set a very high standard for profiles of athletes. The fact that Bradley represented...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dimitri Flowers got his wisdom teeth out…and it’s funny

Getting your wisdom teeth out just plain stinks. It’s painful, the medication you get afterwards makes you loopy and incoherent, and sleeping gets hard when you’re waking up every four hours once the pain flares up. It just so happens that Oklahoma Sooners fullback Dimitri Flowers is the newest member of this club, thanks to a video a friend of his posted to his personal Twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma WR makes ridiculous back-flipping catch

For some reason, this summer has been the summer of “make crazy catches and post them on social media to show everyone how athletic you are.” We as fans feel like this has been a little much. We know you are athletic. You wouldn’t be playing Division I football if you weren’t. However, we still love to see this crazy catches. College Spun shared a video of Oklahoma wide receiver...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Audible: Why Oklahoma could have interest in joining Big Ten

On a new edition of The Audible, Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel break down a recent report indicating five Big 12 teams were looking at joining the Big Ten in 2010 and why Oklahoma could still be in play for the B1G in future realignment rounds. The Sooners are a school no league can turn down. To listen to the podcast clip, click on the embedded player at the top. You can get...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How will Perine be used in 2015?

The best part of the Oklahoma offense a season ago was its running game. But heading into the 2015 season, Bob Stoops has hired an offensive coordinator who prefers the short-passing game. What doe this mean for record-setter Samaje Perine? Well, Lincoln Riley, believer in the "Air Raid" offense and the new Oklahoma offensive coordinator said Perine will continue to be used, despite...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Save up for the end of the season

Tennessee isn't on the home schedule for the Sooners this season, but you'll have to pay more than $100 if you want to see Oklahoma take on TCU. Last season, OU's most-expensive, face value game ticket was $105. That was for a September game against Tennessee. This season, the TCU game on Nov. 21 features $105 face value ticket. TCU is only one of two teams the Sooners will face...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners QB Baker Mayfield Is Showing Off His Dance Moves Again

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield sure does love to dance.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma Quarterback Baker Mayfield Shows Off His Dance Moves Inside Sooners’ Stadium

Baker Mayfield likes to dance. In late May, a video was posted of the Oklahoma quarterback showing off his “Whip.” It wasn’t bad.  The OU quarterback was back at it recently. This time, he was dancing inside the Sooners’ Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.  Again, he was impressive.  Also here’s a fun video I took of Baker Mayfield and friends. So, BOOMER. @BM_ShakeIT11...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield Showing Off His End Zone Moves

There are high expectations for Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield. He doesn't actually have the starter's job yet (despite what the rumor mill says), but fans are hopeful that what he showed in his short time in the limelight with Texas Tech will become the norm for the Sooners.If it does, it appears that he has already perfected one aspect of his game--the end zone dance...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma releases hype video teasing 2015 season

The college football season is just a handful of weeks away and teams could not be more ready to hit the field. The Oklahoma Sooners are very ready and they released a hype video teasing the 2015 season. College Spun shared the cool hype video the Sooners made. After watching it, you have to get the feeling that the Sooners are more than ready to hit the field and get revenge for...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s Dimitri Flowers “Loves” Team’s New Offense, “Can’t Wait” To Get Season Started

After a lackluster 8-5 season in Norman, Bob Stoops and Oklahoma made a number of coaching changes following the 2014 campaign. Most notably, the Sooners parted ways with co-offensive coordinators Josh Heupel and Jay Norvell, who oversaw one of the worst passing attacks in the Big 12 last year. Oklahoma then hired Lincoln Riley away from East Carolina to become its next offensive...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma Releases Short Hype Video To Tease 2015 Season

As anticipation for college football season grows, hype videos will continue to come out in waves. And Friday morning, Oklahoma’s Director of Player Personnel Drew Hill shared a really cool, but short, hype video for the upcoming season via his Twitter account.  It’s almost that time!! #OUDNA #BoomerSooner pic.twitter.com/bPjjXeNM2Q — Coach Drew Hill (@OU_CoachHill) July...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma HC Sherri Coale makes Women’s Basketball Hall

Oklahoma Sooners head women’s basketball coach Sherri Coale will headline the 2016 women’s basketball Hall of Fame class, as was reported by Doug Feinberg of the Associated Press. Joining her will be former Missouri State guard Jackie Stiles, former Olympian Natalie Williams, referee June Courteau, Texas girls high school coach Joe Lombard, and late AAU coach Bill Tipps. Coale...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma Football’s Skill Players Took A Shirtless Picture Together To Show How In Shape They Are

Oklahoma football’s skill players have been putting in a lot of work this offseason.  The Sooners apparently wanted everyone to know how hard they’ve been working, so they took a shirtless photo together.  Oklahoma wide receiver John Humphrey posted said photo on Twitter.  We Grind Together, We Shine Together #BoomerSooner pic.twitter.com/lMjjjNwR5j — JOHN JOHN THA DON...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon finds motivation

Redshirt freshman Joe Mixon says he is finding motivation from his “haters.” The Oklahoma Sooners running back missed his entire freshman season, after being charged with a misdemeanor at the start of the 2014 season. Mixo missed the entire 2014 season following an incident that involved striking another Oklahoma student, but is back and will be playing with the Sooners come...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Is College Football's Latest Appeaser

The Oklahoma Sooners, a traditional Big 12 powerhouse, had a down year last year. Eight wins, five losses, tied for fourth in the conference and a loss in a lower tier bowl game gave rise to the belief that the program was no longer the perennial national championship contender of years past. Baylor, Texas Christian, and even Texas A&M, despite moving to the SEC, are taking wins...
Via Football Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Makes Some Surprising Remarks Concerning Oklahoma’s QB Competition

Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops wants people to pump the breaks when assuming Baker Mayfield has won the starting quarterback job for the Sooners.  After transferring from Texas Tech and sitting out the entire 2014 season due to NCAA transfer rules, the 6-foot-2, 214-pound junior is believed to be the favorite to win the job. But Bob Stoops isn’t quite there yet.  Stoops said...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football: Top 5 Games In The Bob Stoops Era

Bob Stoops Oklahoma Football head coach Bob Stoops has went through many good and bad seasons since he was hired in 1999. He’s coached through many games as he is currently 168-44 as Oklahoma’s head coach. In 2013, he surpassed Oklahoma Football legend Barry Switzer for most wins as a coach in Oklahoma football history. He has carried the tradition left by Switzer by keeping...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

OU President David Boren Expertly Calls The Big 12 Out On Their Shenanigans

The Big 12 needs to expand and knows it needs to expand, as Oklahoma Sooners President David Boren said to the media Wednesday. But how? And who to add? The post OU President David Boren Expertly Calls The Big 12 Out On Their Shenanigans appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners 2015 Preview and Prediction

Oklahoma entered 2014 with high expectations and hopes of winning the Big 12 title. But the Sooners finished 8-5 and a 5-4 mark in conference play,...
Via Athlon Sports
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners 2015 Spring Football Preview

The Sooners entered last season with loads of hype following a devastatingly impressive performance over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Many...
Via Athlon Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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