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Oklahoma QB job up for grabs heading into spring

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is in no hurry to name a starting quarterback. The Sooners are coming off an 8-5 season that ended with a 40-6 loss to Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The Sooners will choose among three quarterbacks with starting experience. Stoops said Thursday it will be an open competition when spring practice starts Saturday, and he won't have...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Men’s Basketball: Morris thriving amidst physical play

Monte Morris could barely peak through his eyelids as he careened toward the basket and into Oklahoma center, Ryan Spangler. Morris absorbed the ensuing contact, reconfigured his shot attempt and successfully finished around the 6-foot-8, 230-pound Spangler.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
19 hours ago

Bob Stoops Announces Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon Won’t Play In The Sooners’ Spring Game

Joe Mixon is back on the Oklahoma football team, after being suspended for the entire 2014 season.  The Sooners are set to begin spring practice on Saturday and Mixon, a former five-star recruit in the 2014 class, will participate. The 6-foot-2, 207-pound running back won’t be playing in the team’s spring game on April 11, though.  Bob Stoops announced today that Mixon will...
Via College Spun
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Graphic Designer Puts Out 4 Oklahoma Helmet Concepts

Recently, multiple graphic designers have developed mock helmet concepts for college football and NFL teams, releasing these sometimes unconventional designs on the internet. The new-look helmets are just hypothetical creations, but they still illicit reaction from fanbases. Recently, designer Empire Graphics dropped four concepts for Oklahoma helmets, and each one is pretty interesting...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Dabo Swinney And Clemson Players Unveil Tombstone For Bowl Win Over Oklahoma

Clemson football commemorates big road and bowl victories with a “graveyard” near its football facilities, where they put up tombstones for big victories. The Tigers have put up some impressive tombstones over the last few years, and today, the program paid its respects to its 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl victims, the Oklahoma Sooners. Dabo Swinney with Clemson seniors at tombstone...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Audible: Jim Ross on his beloved Sooners, Barry Switzer & more

WWE legend Jim Ross joins Bruce Feldman on The Audible for part I of a two-part interview to discuss his beloved Oklahoma Sooners, why change is good for Bob Stoops and OU, which coaches he thinks would make the best wrestling characters, why Steve Spurrier is the modern-day Barry Switzer and more. To listen to the podcast, click on the embedded player at the top. You can get every...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma defeats Oklahoma State 66-56

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Kaylon Williams scored 18 of her 20 points in the second half to help Oklahoma defeat Oklahoma State 66-56 on Monday night. Williams, a junior forward, made 8 of 12 shots and grabbed five rebounds for the Sooners (19-10, 13-5 Big 12), who bounced back from a surprising loss to last-place Kansas last Saturday. Peyton Little added 16 points for Oklahoma, which...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan To Host Five-Star LB Caleb Kelly On Unofficial Visit

It looks like Michigan has made some headway with 2016 five-star LB Caleb Kelly. Kelly is going to take an unofficial visit on March 13th. The Oklahoma Sooners are currently the heavy favorite to land the California native. [24/7] The post Michigan To Host Five-Star LB Caleb Kelly On Unofficial Visit appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Trevor Knight And His Oklahoma Teammates Spent Their Saturday Afternoon Building A Snowman

We’ve seen plenty of college football fans enjoy the unexpected winter weather by making snowmen based on their favorite teams. Now, the players from big-time programs are getting in on the fun. Oklahoma football players, including quarterback Trevor Knight spent their Saturday afternoon building a pretty solid snowman. Based on the picture they took with it afterwards, one Sooner...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma beats No. 3 Baylor 68-64

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kaylon Williams and Sharane Campbell-Olds each scored 15 points, and Oklahoma defeated No. 3 Baylor 68-64 on Wednesday night to end the Lady Bears' win streak at 25 games. Peyton Little added 13 points and Gioya Carter had 12 for the Sooners (18-9, 12-4 Big 12), who clinched the No. 2 seed in the Big 12 tournament. The Sooners outscored the Lady Bears 18-10 from...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

First Hand Reports: Oklahoma and Oklahoma State

Oklahoma and Oklahoma State both made the trek to Surprise, Arizona to take part in the Pac 12-Big 12 Challenge. In the one game for each team, there were some players who really stood out. For Oklahoma State, who are currently ranked in the top 10 in some polls, Senior Jon Perrin toed the rubber and put in six fantastic innings without giving up a hit. His fastball was sitting 88...
Via Baseball Essential
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s James Fraschilla Had A Funny Response When His Dad Posted A Baby Picture Of His On Twitter

Oklahoma Sooner senior walk-on guard James Fraschilla is the son of well-known ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla. Before the elder Fraschilla joined ESPN, he was a head coach at Manhattan, St. John’s and New Mexico.  Tonight, Fran Fraschilla decided to give his Twitter followers a glance at a baby picture of James, complete with a Manhattan No.1 foam finger. James deadpanned a funny...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoops pleased with Sooners' defensive class

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma pulled in a Top 25 class of signees on Wednesday, a step the Sooners hope returns them to college football's elite. The top addition, linebacker Ricky DeBerry of Mechanicsville, Virginia, is considered one of the nation's top overall recruits. Offensive lineman Neville Gallimore of the Canada Prep Football Academy in St. Catherine's, Ontario, Canada...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Targeting Oklahoma TE Taylor McNamara, Who Is Set To Transfer

Oklahoma TE Taylor McNamara is a former four-star TE from the 2012 class and after a turbulent start to his career at Oklahoma, he’s looking to transfer. McNamara only has one career catch so far and just finished his redshirt sophomore season, but he’s 6’5″ 245 lbs and a former U.S. Army All-American. I’m not […] The post Michigan Targeting Oklahoma TE Taylor McNamara...
Via Diehardsport
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Landing Spots for DeMarco Murray

DeMarco Murray was easily the best and most productive running back in the NFL in 2014. The former Oklahoma Sooners ball-carrier entered last season with cautious expectations that he could have a decent season behind a young, but talented, offensive line. The result was 1,845 rushing yards on a whopping 392 carries, a figure that tied him for Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Ryan Spangler Dunks on Man’s Head

Look at Ryan Spangler yamming on Michael Cobbins. #POSTERIZED https://t.co/xBl5eAoULz — Brian Goodman (@BSGoodman) January 18, 2015 That is the exclamation mark on an impressive Bedlam performance by the Oklahoma Sooners.
Via The Student Section
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

College Basketball: Is Oklahoma The Big 12 Favorite?

The Oklahoma Sooners are off to a 2-0 start in Big 12 play, and grabbed the league’s statement win so far, beating Texas 70-49 in Austin. After the win, Oklahoma moved up to No. 7 in the Pomeroy Ratings, tops in the Big 12. The Sooners were a sleeper coming into the season, but with the win at Texas and the struggles of Kansas and Iowa State, are the Sooners actually the favorites...
Via The Student Section
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma fires co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell

Oklahoma is making big changes to its coaching staff following a disappointing year capped by an embarrassing bowl loss to Clemson. The Sooners, which scored just six points in a 40-6 loss to the Tigers last week, fired co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell. FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman reports that at least two other significant changes are...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma County Sheriff Encourages Oklahoma Fans to Drown Their Sorrows During Russell Athletic Bowl

Watching the Russell Athletic Bowl had to be tough for fans of the Oklahoma Sooners. Their boys were outplayed in every facet of the game by the Clemson Tigers--hence the 40-6 final. If you suffered through the game than you know how bad it was.If you didn't this tweet by the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office should tell you something.@RPMSports18Read more »
Via FatManWriting
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Oklahoma Sooners Played in the Russell Athletic Bowl in One Play

Are a fan of the Oklahoma Sooners or Clemson Tigers or just curious how the Russell Athletic Bowl went Monday? Well--no need to dig up videos or watch the whole recording of the game on your DVR (unless you're a Clemson fan; you'll want to). If you want to know how the game went the play you see below describes it perfectly.Bottom line--the Sooners did not come to play and it was...
Via FatManWriting
December 29, 2014  |  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
December 07, 2014  |  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
November 22, 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
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