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The best and worst of the Big 12: Week 13

Let's hand out the hardware for Week 13 in the Big 12.  Best offensive performance: Samaje Perine, RB, Oklahoma. What else can be said about Perine? I covered his day extensively in my Week 13 thoughts, but his record-breaking, 427-yard, five-touchdown day against Kansas earned him Walter Camp National Player of the Week honors. It may have been the single greatest individual performance...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cousins scores 20 as No. 18 Oklahoma gets bounce-back win

  No. 18 Oklahoma rebounded from its first loss of the season Sunday as Isaiah Cousins scored 20 points in the Sooners' 90-68 win over Northwestern State. Oklahoma (2-1) came out flat against Northwestern State (2-2) before seizing control of the game during the final 10 minutes of the first half, extending a one-point lead to a 50-30 advantage by halftime. Four other players -...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 19 Oklahoma bounces back from Creighton loss

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) No. 19 Oklahoma rebounded from its first loss of the season Sunday as Isaiah Cousins scored 20 points in the Sooners' 90-68 win over Northwestern State. Oklahoma (2-1) came out flat against Northwestern State (2-2) before seizing control of the game during the final 10 minutes of the first half, extending a one-point lead to a 50-30 advantage by halftime. Four...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Okahoma Coaches Give Samaje Perine Game Ball, Teammates Maul Him

Oklahoma’s Samaje Perine, just a freshman, now holds the record for most rushing yards in an FBS game. Perine rushed 34 times for 427 yards against Kansas Saturday, breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon’s one-week-old record. After the contest, head coach Bob Stoops referenced the accomplishment and made sure to give the game ball to Perine. His teammates were predictably...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma's Samaje Perine breaks FBS rushing record

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine set the FBS record for yards rushing in a game Saturday against Kansas. With 12:16 to play in the game, Perine set the mark with a 42-yard run on his 34th carry, giving him 427 yards for the day. The freshman moved ahead of Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon, who set the record of 408 yards the previous week against Nebraska. Everything...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bold predictions for Oklahoma vs. Kansas

That's a nine-game run for the Sooners. Well, there's something to feel good about. Now the question Saturday when Oklahoma plays another morning game is whether the Sooners will play like they are excited. 1. My guess is they won't. That's one, and now here are 34 more predictions for the KU-OU game: The Sooners are the better team, but it kind of feels like Kansas is having the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks at Oklahoma Sooners: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images Two Big 12 schools will face off against one another come Saturday when the Kansas Jayhawks travel to take on the No. 21 Oklahoma Sooners. Kansas (3-7) has been a lost cause again this year while Oklahoma (7-3) keeps taking steps forward and then back. Coverage of the game between these two will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Memorial Stadium in...
Via Tireball.com
2 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops, Sterling Shepard win Disney Sports Spirit Award

Bob Stoops and Sterling Shepard have won the Disney Sports Spirit Award which goes to college football's most-inspirational figure. Shepard, a junior receiver on the Oklahoma football team and Stoops, the coach at Oklahoma since 1999, will be honored at the Home Depot College Football Awards on Dec. 11 in Florida. Shepard's father Derrick played receiver at Oklahoma and was...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stopps does not want the Florida coaching job

Talk had just started and already Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops is saying forget it. Asked about being a candidate for the coaching job at Florida with Will Muschamp stepping down at the end of the season Stopps denied any desire to leave Oklahoma. “All I want to be is a candidate at Oklahoma,” Stoops said in a Big 12 conference all. “I’m not a candidate anywhere...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops Says He Does Not Want To Be A Candidate For Florida’s Head Coaching Vacancy

Could Bob Stoops be Florida’s next football coach? According to the Oklahoma coach, he has no intention of leaving Norman for Gainesville. Stoops was asked about Florida’s coaching vacancy today, and said that he does not want to be considered a candidate for the job. Bob Stoops on Florida job: “All I want to be is a candidate at Oklahoma. I don’t want to be a candidate...
Via College Spun
6 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners at Texas Tech Red Raiders: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images Two Big 12 schools trying to get back in the win column with a win against one another on Saturday when the Oklahoma Sooners travel to play against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Oklahoma (6-3) and Texas Tech (3-6) will be looking for a win in this one. Coverage of the game between Oklahoma and Texas Tech will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Jones...
Via Tireball.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Confirms That Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Is Out This Saturday vs. Texas Tech

Oklahoma will be without its starting quarterback this Saturday vs. Texas Tech.  Trevor Knight, who suffered an injury during last Saturday’s 48-14 loss to Baylor, will not play against the Red Raiders. He has a neck injury and was not cleared to play by the Sooners’ medical staff.  Freshman quarterback Cody Thomas will make his first career start in Knight’s absence.  ...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  3 Comments

Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Temporarily Paralyzed After Big Hit Late in Baylor Game

Saturday after the Baylor game Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Trevor Knight was spotted leaving the locker room in good spirits and walking around in no apparent discomfort. As this news leaked over the internet there were many that questioned whether he was actually injured or if he was just tired of getting drilled by Baylor's defense.After hearing that his MRI and x-rays were...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoops brushes off Sooners' boo birds following home loss to Baylor

NORMAN, Okla. - The crowd booed and the Sooners lost in grand fashion. Hard to remember either of the two happening in Norman in a long time. Oklahoma lost to Baylor 48-14 on Saturday, ending any chance of a successful season for the Sooners and before the fans flooded out well before the game was official, a good number booed. And loudly. After the game, coach Bob Stoops was defiant...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Oklahoma’s Julian Wilson Gets In Heated Argument With Bob Stoops, Mike Stoops

It’s been a rough afternoon for the Oklahoma Sooners. Baylor, behind nearly 400 yards of passing by quarterback Bryce Petty, has turned a 14-3 deficit into a 41-14 lead late in the contest. It’s safe to say that OU is going to post its second straight ugly loss to the Bears. Former Sooners are ticked off. Current Sooners apparently are too. Defensive back Julian Wilson was seen...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine Knocks Kansas State Defender on His ***!

It's almost comical sometimes when you see football teams try to out think the other by running all sorts of trick plays. Come on! This is football! Let your players line up and just do what they do best. In the case of Oklahoma Sooners running back Samaje Perine that would be running defenders foolish enough to get in his way over.Like he did hear:Read more »
Via FatManWriting
October 18, 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

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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