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Defense Steals The Show In The Oklahoma Spring Game

Oklahoma is known for it's high-flying offenses, and with a 45-31 Sugar Bowl victory against Alabama, many felt like it would be the strength of the team this season. But this past Saturday at the Oklahoma Spring Game, the defense proved it's the group to watch for this upcoming year. Nope, it's not the offense that put up 38 points less than five months ago against perhaps...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayfield shines in Oklahoma football spring game

NORMAN, Okla. - There's plenty to look forward to this season with the Oklahoma football team. Coming off of a Sugar Bowl win, the Sooners will likely start the season ranked in the top five in the nation. They have strong defensive line returning, a 5-star recruit on the way to carry the ball and experience all over the field. But what we learned Saturday at Oklahoma's annual...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma Quarterbacks Will Wear GoPro Cameras During Saturday’s Spring Game

Technology is changing the way football is being played and studied. The latest example of this trend comes from Oklahoma’s program. The Sooners have their spring game today, and the Crimson and Cream’s quarterbacks will be wearing cameras on top of their helmets.  Trevor Knight and Baker Mayfield will wear the @GoPro during today’s Spring Game: pic.twitter.com/xGvzYvHq8d...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Spring Game Activities Schedule

The Oklahoma Sooners will hit the field for 15 spring practices, culminating with the 2014 Spring Game presented by US Fleet Tracking, Saturday April 12 at 2 p.m.Comment »
Via Oklahoma Sooners Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma’s 2014 Football Schedule Poster Reminds Us Of How Many Trophies The Sooners Have Won

We’re right in the middle of spring football, and therefore, football poster season. Florida released their very orange posters last week, and today we get a glimpse of Oklahoma’s 2014 effort. Sooner fans can pick up this year’s poster at Saturday’s Spring Game. The theme? “Our football team has a bunch of trophies”, apparently. Check out this 2014 schedule poster, which...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How Trevor Knight Went From A Texas Longhorn Fan To Starting QB Of the Oklahoma Sooners.

Trevor Knight at 2014 Sugar Bowl. Via The Chicago Tribune.San Antonio, Tx. native Trevor Knight grew up a fan of the Texas Longhorns. Through the long, strange trip known as college recruiting, the quarterback ended up committing to the Longhorns' hated rival Oklahoma.That was due in part to Texas receiving the commitment in 2012 of then blue-chip high school QB recruit Connor...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick hitter: Dakota Austin

OU sophomore cornerback Dakota Austin fills us in on how the race is going to be the Sooners starting cornerback.
Via oklahoma.scout.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

All-Access with Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight

A star was born in the Sugar Bowl for the Sooners. Trevor Knight stunned Alabama with his arm, his feet, and his vision while the Sooners emerged from New Orleans with a momentum-creating win. That momentum has carried on all the way to spring practice after the Sooners signed a strong recruiting class and returned numerous young players who have bright futures. The Oklahoma athletic...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football Twitter Account Pulls Off Clever April Fools Prank

The Oklahoma Sooners Football Twitter Account pulled off a clever prank on April Fools, posting that Blake Bell was switching back to quarterback. The best part of the prank though is that when you clicked on the above picture, this one showed up: Kudos to the Sooners’Social media team for this clever and creative prank. [@OU_Football] The post Oklahoma Football Twitter Account...
Via Diehardsport
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football Pulls April Fools’ Joke On Fans Regarding Blake Bell

Oklahoma football fans are beyond optimistic for the 2014 season, and the biggest reason is freshman quarterback Trevor Knight, who will enter his sophomore year as the starting signal-caller for the Sooners after lighting up Alabama for 348 passing yards and four touchdowns in the Sugar Bowl. But for a brief moment Tuesday morning, OU fans thought they were going to have another...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoops responds to former Sooner's criticism of university

NORMAN, Okla. - Former Oklahoma student-athlete Eric Mensik told HBO's "Real Sports" he received a "Football degree" at OU. Tuesday, football coach Bob Stoops responded to the story reported by Bernard Goldberg on HBO investigating how some schools are pushing players to academic majors that did nothing to help once their playing days are over. Mensik, who...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Be The Next Star Running back For The Sooners?

As the #Sooners continue through the spring session, no position is being more closely watch than the running back position. For the first time in many years, OU ran the ball more than they passed it. They ran 559 times...
Via Sooner4OU
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Sooners Have > 45% Chance to Go 11-1 or Better in 2014

According to ESPN’s Brian Fremeau, the #Sooners have 46 percent likelihood to finish 11-1 or better in 2014. Given the Sooners 45-31 win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, and that they are the only non-SEC team to beat Alabama in the last five seasons, he might be right.  Bob Stoop’s 2014 squad has many of the
Via Sooner4OU
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Blake Bell Catches Passes At Tight End During Oklahoma Practice

Blake Bell didn’t quite work out as a quarterback in Norman, by the end of the season Trevor Knight had won the job from Bell and led Oklahoma to a win over Alabama, but the Belldozer era is not quite over. Yesterday we caught a glimpse Bell working out at tight end for the Sooners. At 6-foot-6, 250+ lbs, Bell’s frame seems perfect for tight end, as does his experience making...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama woman goes HAM on Sooners fan, fights during Sugar Bowl

Just a video of a crazy Alabama woman going HAM on some Oklahoma Sooners fans and fighting during the Sugar Bowl.
Via Gamedayr
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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