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Oklahoma vs. Louisiana Tech – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Predictions

Trevor Knight will try to avoid the SI Cover Jinx. (Twitter/@SINow) While Oklahoma fans are still basking in the glow of their last football game, a 45-31 Sugar Bowl upset win over Alabama, the Sooners have even bigger goals in 2014-15. In large part because of the Alabama win, Oklahoma hype is through the roof, and the Sooners are the favorite in the Big 12, and should be a contender...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma suspends RB Joe Mixon for season

The Oklahoma Sooners will be without five-star running back Joe Mixon for their 2014 season. The university released a statement on Monday detailing that Mixon has been suspended for the season. Official Statement of The University of Oklahoma: pic.twitter.com/im5K96GnCE — Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) August 18, 2014 Mixon’s suspension comes after he was charged by the...
Via Full Scale Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

OU suspends RB Mixon for season

Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon has been suspended for the 2014 season, the university announced on Monday. The university's statement said president David Boren accepted AD Joe Castiglione and coach Bob Stoops' recommendation of the year-long suspension in the wake of a July 25 incident. He will be excluded from all team activities for 2014 and will be deleted...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma Fans Will Get Fired Up For The 2014 Season After Watching This Excellent Hype Video

This may finally be the year. Oklahoma football hasn’t won a national title since 2000, but the expectations in Norman this year are the same as every year: win the Big 12 title and the national championship. Fortunately for Sooners fans, the team is absolutely stacked this year, and after upending Alabama in last year’s Sugar Bowl, Oklahoma comes into 2014 with a ton of momentum...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops throws out ice cream while riding the Sooner Schooner

For anyone unfamiliar with Oklahoma Sooners football, after each Oklahoma touchdown, two white ponies pull the Sooner Schooner onto the field and then back off. With temperatures in Norman, Oklahoma, reaching the mid-90′s today, the Sooners football practice was probably tougher than usual today. Hoping to cool off his players today, Sooners head coach Bob Stoops took to the Sooner...
Via Down and Distance
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Oklahoma Freshman RB Joe Mixon Charged With Misdemeanor Following Altercation With Female

Joe Mixon has been charged with a misdemeanor following his altercation with a female at a Norman, Okla. sandwich shop. The Oklahoma freshman running back is reportedly charged with a “misdemeanor count of act resulting in gross injury.” Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon has been charged with misdemeanor count of act resulting in gross injury. First reported by @GuerinEmig. — Jake Trotter...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Bob Stoops Rode The Sooner Schooner Into Oklahoma’s Practice Today

Preseason camp can be pretty draining for college football players. Practicing everyday in the August heat is extremely repetitive and tiring, so coaches often attempt to do things to liven up the atmosphere.  Mark Richt recently gave his team an afternoon off so they could go swimming. Kevin Sumlin cancelled a practice and provided his players with a trip to the movies.  Bob Stoops...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma suspends LB Frank Shannon for the 2014 season

Oklahoma suspends LB Frank Shannon for the 2014 season.  Their chances for a Big 12 and National Championship has been hindered by the loss of Shannon.  How important was Shannon to their defense?  He led the Sooners last season with 92 total tackles. The Oklahoman reported into the investigation of alleged sexual assault against Shannon. Apparently the investigation is still...
Via NCAA Football Zone
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Sooner Commit Talks Cal Offer

Cal has made a big splash with one of the top offensive guards in the 2015 class -- an Oklahoma City native who used to be an Oklahoma Sooners commit.
Via california.scout.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners Scholarship Diploma Offers Are Smart Thinking

The Oklahoma Sooners scholarship diploma offers are very smart thinking.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hatari Byrd settling in Oklahoma defense

NORMAN, Okla. -- Maybe settling down is a good thing for Hatari Byrd. Too much moving, too much talk, too much uncertainty led to not enough production and not near enough playing time. Looks like all that could change in 2014. Already the talk has ceased, the movement has become static, not fluid, and now all that's left is to see if Byrd gets on the field. "I'm a lot...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Oklahoma QB Blake Bell Proving He Has What it Takes to Play Tight End

For the vast majority of Blake Bell's college football career guys were either banned from hitting him in practice or he had a bunch of big ole boys on the offensive line keeping folks from hitting him during games. It had to have been kind of nice--but not anymore.With Trevor Knight firmly entrenched as the starter Bell opted to find another way to contribute and made the...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

More pressure, bigger expectations for Stoops in 2014

NORMAN, Okla. - Bob Stoops and Oklahoma didn't win the national championship in 2013, but Stoops, one could argue and be correct, did a masterful coaching job. He went through three quarterbacks, a change in defense, a change in offense and a mid-season slump which included a loss to Texas. Stoops and the Sooners also won at Notre Dame, won at Kansas State, won at Oklahoma State...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma kicker has the best playbook

Many football teams are now foregoing the classic hard-copy playbook for iPads, which are lighter and save on huge printing cost, among other handy features. Earlier today, we took a look at Georgia’s new iPads (and a whole host of USB cables). Apparently Oklahoma has also joined in on the iPad trend. Of course, not everyone’s playbook is made equal. OU kicker Michael Hunnicutt...
Via College Spun
21 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
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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