OKLAHOMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

An Oklahoma cornerback says he's the best defensive playmaker in the 2016 NFL draft

Former Oklahoma cornerback Zack Sanchez hasn't ever been afraid to speak his mind, and he made a strong statement this week ahead of the 2016 NFL draft.The Tulsa World's Eric Bailey reports Sanchez is confident in his pro potential, because of Carolina coach Ron Rivera."Coach Rivera told me that I'm going to be a great player in this league regardless of where I am at," Sanchez said...
Via SportsDay
2 hours ago

Video: This Fan-Made “You vs. Them” Oklahoma Hype Video For 2016 Is Incredible

The Oklahoma Sooners are looking for redemption in 2016 after falling short of Clemson during the College Football Playoff semifinals this past season. And with plenty of talent returning to the field this fall, the Sooners are in position to do so.  With that excitement in mind, YouTuber The Sports Junkies Fix posted this awesome “US vs. Them” hype video for the upcoming 2016...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops and Gary Patterson speak out against Big 12 expansion

One of the biggest talking points in college football right now continues to be the state of the Big 12.Despite seeing Oklahoma make the college football playoff last year, many still believe the league should expand to at least 12 teams. With just 10 right now, the Big 12 is missing out on a lucrative conference championship game, but even more concerning, could miss out on future...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma men's and women's gymnastics teams win national title

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Oklahoma ended Florida's three-year run of team titles at the NCAA women's gymnastics championships Saturday night. The Sooners, who shared the 2014 title with the Gators, scored 197.675 points and held off a late surge by second-place LSU on the final event to win the school's second national championship. Florida, which finished fourth, knew its run was...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma women end Florida's 3-year title run in gymnastics

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Oklahoma ended Florida's three-year run of team titles at the NCAA women's gymnastics championships Saturday night. The Sooners, who shared the 2014 title with the Gators, scored 197.675 points and held off a late surge by second-place LSU on the final event to win the school's second national championship. Florida, which finished fourth, knew its run was...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma men defend gymnastics title with dominant showing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Oklahoma successfully defended its NCAA men's gymnastics title with a dominant performance in the finals. The Sooners scored 443.4 points Saturday night to beat runner-up Stanford by slightly more than 10 points for their 10th national title. It was the widest margin since the current scoring system started in 2008. Oklahoma joined Penn State (12) and Illinois...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma’s Du’Vonta Lampkin sends letter to recruits

The Oklahoma Sooners, fresh off of an appearance in the College Football Playoff, are looking to put together another impressive effort in 2016. Looking even further down the line, the Sooners’ future looks incredibly bright. Oklahoma currently holds the No. 2 recruiting class in the nation for 2017 and one of those players, Du’Vonta Lampkin, is hoping to get other top recruits...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Trevor Knight named starting QB for Texas A&M

The transfers of Kyle Allen and Kyler Murray put the Texas A&M QB job up for grabs. Over at Oklahoma, Trevor Knight was beaten out by Baker Mayfield. After once being thought of as a savior for Oklahoma football, Knight will now try to bring Kevin Sumlin and Texas A&M’s stock back up to where it was headed a few years ago. As a member of the Sooners, Knight completed 57...
Via The Student Section
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring Football: Michiah Quick takes Kyler Murray pass 55 yd for TD

It’s spring, the NCAA Tournament is in the books and football games are happening! It’s almost impossible to tell anything of substance from a spring football game but it sure is fun to try. Here’s a highlight from Kyler Murray’s debut for the Oklahoma Sooners…. Watch this! Kyler Murray to Michiah Quick and he takes it all the way to the house! https://t.co/aqFNW9s93e...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB commit nails trick shot from upper deck of AT&T Stadium

AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas is the largest stadium in the entire NFL. When Oklahoma quarterback commit Chris Robison decided to stand from the upper deck of the stadium and attempt an insane trick shot, you knew it was going to be worth watching. Robison teamed up with Bleacher Report to show off his impressive arm strength and deadly accuracy. He nailed a trick shot from...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Buddy Hield posts heartfelt note to Sooners fans

Oklahoma didn’t end the season on a high note after this past Saturday’s loss to Villanova, but all things considered, it was a special year for the Sooners. Monday, star shooting guard Buddy Hield took to Twitter to reflect on this past season and acknowledge fans for their support. Hield, who is headed to the NBA and is likely to be a lottery pick, posted a long, heartfelt...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Walker out for spring following surgery

Oklahoma Sooners defensive tackle Charles Walker will miss the rest of spring practices following surgery to correct a wrist injury, according to a Friday report from Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman. Walker replied to a reporter on Twitter and said that his operation was “not a big deal” and was just correcting an issue from the 2015 season. A key reserve last year, the former...
Via Campus Sports Net
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma gets hammered with memes during blowout

It was not easy being the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday. The team lost to Villanova in historic fashion 95-51 at the Final Four in Houston. The 44-point margin was the largest in NCAA Tournament semifinal history. Naturally, with the team getting crushed so badly, the joke was on the Sooner very early on in the second half. We’ve compiled the best jokes, memes and crying Jordan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Finebaum Trolled Oklahoma After Sooners’ Blowout Final Four Loss

Oklahoma was destroyed, 95-51, by Villanova in the first game of tonight’s Final Four. The Sooners were thoroughly outclassed.  To add insult to injury, ESPN’s Paul Finebaum, who has tweaked Oklahoma in the past, took another shot at OU on Twitter. He poked fun at the Sooners’ blowout losses in the Final Four and CFP.  At least, OU now has the distinction of being the first...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma’s team hotel welcomes Sooners in style

The Oklahoma Sooners are experiencing southern hospitality first hand in Houston for the Final Four. As they arrived at their team hotel in Houston, they were greeted by well, themselves. Their hotel were gracious enough hosts to blow up a picture of the Sooners celebrating their march to the Final Four and peg it across a wall. The basketball program posted it on their Twitter account...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Artist creates cool portrait of Buddy Hield out of salt

Oklahoma star Buddy Hield has now been immortalized in salt form (as long as no one blows near the iodine).  Bahamas artist Allan Pachino Wallace has created an awesome salt portrait of his local star.  Hield, a Bahamas native, led the Sooners to the Final Four.  Buddy Saltart. #saltart #wildstyle #242 #marchmadness #finalfour #oklahoma #bahamas @buddylove242...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Final Four 2016: Oklahoma Can Be Overwhelming

Though in the Final Four this year thanks to an offense that overwhelms the opposition, the Oklahoma Sooners have not received nearly enough respect. After making the Sweet Sixteen in 2015, Oklahoma came roaring back with one key returning player and is now in a position to win its first ever national championship in men’s basketball. But in spite of all of their success in 2015...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant 'blown away' by Oklahoma's Buddy Hield

Oklahoma Sooners guard Buddy Hield has been creeping up NBA draft boards this season, and his strong play during the NCAA Tournament has done nothing to diminish that stock. One of the many taking notice is Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant. In an interview with Jason King of Bleacher Report, Kobe said he was “blown away” by Hield. “Blown away,” Bryant told Bleacher...
Via The Comeback
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Barry Switzer: Oklahoma will “take solace in kicking Villanova’s ass”

Barry Switzer, the former longtime coach of the Oklahoma Sooners, didn’t mince his words when discussing his former school’s matchup against Villanova in the Final Four. Switzer was tweeting to his more than 66,000 followers in advance of the Kansas Jayhawks matchup against the Villanova Wildcats, writing he wanted to see the Sooners face off against Kansas in the Final Four...
Via The Comeback
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Buddy Hield hit 8 3-pointers in win over Oregon

The Oklahoma Sooners beat the Oregon Ducks in the Elite Eight on Saturday evening 80-68. The Sooners were led by Buddy Hield. Hield scored 37 points and nailed 8 3-pointers. Here’s every three Hield hit on Saturday night… Buddy Hield made 8 threes today. That's a lot. #MarchMadness https://t.co/l021v91hCI — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 27, 2016
Via The Student Section
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Buddy Hield: Kobe sighting fueled Elite Elight performance

Buddy Hield put on a show for the fans watching Oklahoma’s 80-68 win over Oregon in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. The Oklahoma senior guard says he was motivated by having Kobe Bryant in attendance for the game. Buddy Hield doing post game radio with his piece of the net tied to his hat pic.twitter.com/gQq2bdcHu2 — Greg Beacham (@gregbeacham) March 27...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

More than OK: Buddy Hield leads Oklahoma past Oregon and into the Final Four

The Oklahoma Sooners didn’t need Buddy Hield to shoot well in order to beat Texas A&M Thursday night in the NCAA West Regional semifinals. Late in that Sweet 16 game, Hield chucked a bunch of long threes. It was almost as though Hield knew the outcome didn’t ride on those shots. Placed in an unfamiliar arena, and knowing he’d have another game on Saturday, Hield seemed...
Via The Comeback
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Buddy Hield being viewed as top-five NBA Draft pick

Buddy Hield has been lighting it up for Oklahoma throughout the college basketball season, and apparently his performance during the NCAA Tournament has only helped his NBA Draft stock. Hield was on fire during Oklahoma’s Elite Eight match-up with Oregon, hitting most of his outside shots, including many behind the arc. His strong game against the Ducks comes after he scored 27...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Game Online

Texas A&M needed a miracle to make the Sweet 16. Oklahoma needed Buddy Hield. The No. 3 seed Aggies were 35 seconds away from calling it a season Sunday, but thanks to a record-breaking collapse by No. 11 seed Northern Iowa, Texas A&M is one win away from reaching the Elite Eight. But it has to get past the No. 2 seed Sooners in a West Region NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 matchup...
Via NESN.com
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas A&M fan can't handle comeback, almost faints

It’s a safe bet that most Texas A&M fans nearly lost their minds watching their team erase a 12-point deficit in the game’s final 44 seconds against Northern Iowa. One Aggies fan in the stands may have actually fainted – we’re not entirely sure. During Texas A&M’s comeback, truTV’s cameramen honed in on an Aggies supporter who definitely needed more air. We...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss
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