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Sooners get back 3 key players for bowl vs Clemson

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says three key offensive players - quarterback Trevor Knight, running back Samaje Perine and wide receiver Sterling Shepard - should be ready to play when the Sooners face No. 18 Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Stoops said Wednesday that Knight has looked sharp since returning to practice Saturday. Knight suffered a neck injury...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buddy Hield leads No. 15 Sooners over Oral Roberts

  Buddy Hield was glad to have his shooting stroke back for a night. The junior forward scored 16 points to help No. 15 Oklahoma defeat Oral Roberts 85-53 on Tuesday night. Hield, a preseason all-conference selection, was shooting 36 percent from the field for the season before hitting 6 of 10 against the Golden Eagles, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range. He was coming off a 4...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hield leads No. 15 Oklahoma past Oral Roberts

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Buddy Hield scored 16 points to help No. 15 Oklahoma defeat Oral Roberts 85-53 on Tuesday night. TaShawn Thomas, a senior transfer from the University of Houston, followed up his 25-point outing against Tulsa last Saturday by scoring 14 points for the Sooners. He got up holding his right wrist after going after a loose ball with 15:17 to play and did not return...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Man Pleads Guilty In Bob Stoops Home Burglary

A 22 year old man will face nine months in jail for burglarizing the home of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops. According to the reports Stoops and his family was in the home while the burglary took place. Thankfully nobody was hurt, but having your home burglarized while your sleeping is something no family wants to go thru. The Norman Transcript reports that 22-year-old...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Man sentenced for burglary of Bob Stoops' home

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) A man who pleaded guilty to burglarizing the home of Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops has been sentenced to nine months in jail and given a 10-year suspended sentence. The Norman Transcript reports (http://bit.ly/138RxQu ) that 22-year-old Corey McCarty was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty in September to burglary, larceny and unauthorized use of a credit...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s Trevor Knight Cleared To Play Against Clemson In Russell Athletic Bowl

When the Russell Athletic Bowl kicks off on December 29, the Clemson Tigers will be without their starting quarterback, Deshaun Watson, who is having surgery to repair a torn ACL. Surprisingly, however, that the Oklahoma Sooners will have their starting signal-caller. Saturday, the school announced that Trevor Knight, who injured his spine against Baylor a few weeks ago, has been...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma DB Zack Sanchez: “Amari (Cooper) Should Win The Heisman, Hands Down”

Oklahoma defensive back Zack Sanchez doesn’t have a Heisman vote, but he knows who he’d be voting for if he did: Amari Cooper.  The Sooners’ defensive back faced the Alabama wide receiver last season in the Sugar Bowl, when Oklahoma upset the Crimson Tide, 45-31. Cooper totaled 121 yards on nine catches in the defeat. The wideout has 1,656 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Bowl Game Trivia: Can You Answer All 10 Questions Correctly?

Making a bowl game is almost a given at this point for the Oklahoma Sooners. OU has appeared in 47 bowl games, and is one of only two programs, along with Ohio State, to appear in all five of the former BCS bowls—the Fiesta, Orange, Rose, and Sugar Bowls, and the BCS National Championship. While the Sooners won’t be in this year’s playoff, we’re sure it is only a matter of...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State Fans Get 'Wild' and 'Crazy' After Big Win Over Oklahoma (or did they...)

Fans of the Oklahoma State Cowboys deserved to party hard after Saturday's win over their hated rival, the Oklahoma Sooners. Coming back from a two touchdown deficit late in the game to force overtime? Awesome! Stuffing the Sooners in their OT period and then making the kick during theirs to win the game? Awesome!It was the kind of game you would expect to see clips of fans going...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oklahoma State WR Brandon Shepherd Puts Sweet Spin Move on Oklahoma Defender En Route to End Zone

This has not been the best of seasons for the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Injuries have really hurt the team making it hard for them to remain competitive, but it will all mean nothing if they can do one thing--beat those pesky Oklahoma Sooners. Beating your hated rival can make up for just about anything.Down by 14 late in the fourth quarter wide receiver Brandon Shepherd did his best...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bedlam lacking this season, but Sooners-Cowboys rivalry still thrives

When it comes to Bedlam excitement, Saturday's game is lacking. You've got a below-average Oklahoma State team taking on an underachieving Oklahoma team. But here we are. There may not be the national intrigue like there has been the past two seasons. There isn't a major bowl game invite extended to the winner, either. There's just football. Excited? Well, here are 35 guesses to...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 days 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
22 days 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
25 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
27 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
November 14, 2014  |  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
November 11, 2014  |  3 Comments

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
November 09, 2014  |  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
November 07, 2014  |  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
November 04, 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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