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Bob Stoops Takes A Shot At Texas A&M’s Non-Conference Schedule, ‘A Bunch Of Toughies’

Bob Stoops can recite Texas A&M’s 2014 non-conference schedule by heart.  If you can’t, here it is: home vs. Lamar Sept. 6, home vs. Rice Sept. 13, at Southern Methodist Sept. 20, and home vs. UL Monroe Nov. 1.  Impressed? The Oklahoma coach isn’t.  Stoops on A&M’s noncon schedule, which he could recite without hesitation: “Boy, that’s a bunch of toughies...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

OU’s leading tackler, Frank Shannon, still a Sooner

When last we dipped our toes into the Frank Shannon “situation,” the linebacker’s future at Oklahoma was “in limbo” after he was accused of sexual assault. The Cleveland County (Okla.) District Attorney’s Office, however, declined to pursue charges following a weeks-long investigation. There was still a chance that Shannon could’ve been booted from the team based...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Confirms Oklahoma Has Appealed For DGB To Gain Immediate Eligibility, Wanted To Give WR 2nd Chance

The transaction of the college football offseason occurred in mid-June, when it was reported that former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was transferring to Oklahoma. The former Tigers’ standout was dismissed from Gary Pinkel’s program in April.  Today, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is speaking at Big 12 Media Days. One of the first comments Stoops made about his 2014...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top running back candidates for Sooners this season

No more complaining about Roy Finch and how he doesn't get the ball enough. He's gone. Also gone is Brennan Clay, a consistent performer the past four seasons and Damien Williams, the team's most-explosive runner. In their place? Well, that's to be determined. OU has it's quarterback in place, but the running back position is still a question mark. Wednesday,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield confident Sooners can once again exceed expectations

Prior to the start of the 2013-14 season, the Oklahoma Sooners were expected to be a team firmly entrenched in the middle of the pack in the Big 12. While head coach Lon Kruger did return key players such as Cameron Clark and Buddy Hield from a group that won 20 games and reached the NCAA tournament in 2012-13, the fact of the matter was that the Sooners had to account for the loss...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Oklahoma Sooners football preview

BlueGold Sports.com is pleased to present our own “one-page preview” of each Big 12 football team and WVU’s non-conference opponents in 2014.  Beginning with Baylor University then proceeding alphabetically for each Big 12 team, followed by non-conference opponents, this unique format packs more information about each team onto one single page than many of the more nationally...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Oklahoma defensive players to watch this season

Geneo Grissom was a star against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Linebackers Eric Striker and Dominique Alexander are two of the most-dynamic players on the defensive side of the ball. Quentin Hayes had more than 100 tackles last season. Even punter Jed Barnett is getting a lot of run this preseason. So, who are some of the candidates on the defensive side of the ball who could surprise...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

K-State picked third in Big 12 preseason media poll

IRVING, Texas -- Oklahoma is the overwhelming favorite to win the Big 12 title in a preseason media poll. The Sooners, who have won eight Big 12 championships, received 47 of the 56 first-place votes cast. They had 548 total points Thursday in voting by media members who cover the league. The poll was released in advance of the league's football media days next week in Dallas...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma tabbed as Big 12 favorite in preseason poll

Oklahoma's been selected as the Big 12 favorite for the fourth time in five years. The Sooners collected 47 of 56 first-place votes in the media poll released on Thursday morning. Baylor, last year's Big 12 champion, earned the remaining nine first-place votes. Forty total points separate the Sooners and Bears, but just 80 total points separate Nos. 3-7 in the poll. Texas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma feeling confident heading into '14 season

First, Oklahoma found its quarterback. Then, the Sooners beat Alabama. Now, heading into the 2014 season, the first year of college football's new, four-team playoff, OU – with the help of a returning QB, renewed confidence and a favorable schedule – is in excellent shape to compete for a national title. Yes, the quarterback is a key piece, but the Sooners' schedule...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma, Michigan to play in 2025-26

Oklahoma's planning to keep its nonconference schedule as a list of who's who in college football. Even more than a decade into the future. The Sooners announced plans on Monday to host Michigan in 2025 before traveling to Ann Arbor in 2026. "We remain committed to playing games that celebrate the history and excitement of college football," Oklahoma athletic director...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma And Michigan Announce Home-And-Home Football Series In 2025 And 2026

Two of college football’s marquee programs announced a huge home-and-home series today, as Oklahoma and Michigan will meet on the gridiron for the first time since 1975. The teams will play at the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in 2025 and Michigan Stadium in 2026. #Sooners future home-&-home series: Tennessee, Ohio State, UCLA, Army, Nebraska, LSU – and now http...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Looking Sharp at Manning Passing Academy

Oklahoma had one problem that harassed them through the majority of the season last year. Trevor Knight was named the starter at the start of the season, but was up and down during the regular season which led to Blake Bell getting a lot of playing time as well.Than came the Sugar Bowl where Knight destroyed one of the toughest defenses in the nation throwing for close to 350 yards...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oklahoma Sooners React to Seeing New Uniforms For First Time

At this time of year there is not much football action going on. It's not a heavy recruiting time for colleges. No one is practicing and no one will be for at least a month. So what is a football fan supposed to do for news till then (with the exception of arrest reports)?New uniform reveals!@OU_Football/TwitterOklahoma revealed a pair of alternate uniforms to its players Tuesday...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners Unveil Awful New Alternate Jerseys

Looks like someone let Nike get too involved with their uniforms. The Oklahoma Sooners have one of the most classic uniforms in all of college football, yet, the unveiled two alternate uniforms that look like they’re modeled after wood. The jersey design itself and the font is pretty solid, but the wood styling is awful. […] The post Oklahoma Sooners Unveil Awful New Alternate...
Via Diehardsport
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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