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Would Oklahoma bolt the Big 12 and join the SEC?

When Oklahoma president David Boren recently said the Big 12 should explore expanding back to 12 teams, some viewed it as a firing shot. But could it become a parting shot? Boren believes selectively expanding to 12 teams is in the best interest of the Big 12, which currently is the only conference among the Power 5 to field fewer than 12 teams. It has just 10. It is also the lone...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No time to panic: OU QB Mayfield only suffering from shoulder fatigue

There have been a strange occurrence of earthquakes in Oklahoma in recent years, but the quaking being felt most recently was that of Oklahoma Sooners fans at the news of Baker Mayfield's ailing shoulder.According to The Oklahoman, a source said Mayfield has not sustained any structural damage, and is simply suffering from shoulder fatigue from overuse. Earlier reports suggested...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma addresses Baker Mayfield injury rumors

The University of Oklahoma football program took to Twitter to address an earlier report that quarterback Baker Mayfield had suffered a rotator cuff injury and was unable to participate in offseason activities. Though Mayfield has indeed missed some player-led workouts as of late, OU hopefully set the record straight with its tweet. There is some unfounded reporting. Baker Mayfield...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football Addresses “Unfounded” Reports Of Injury To QB Baker Mayfield

Earlier today, a report surfaced regarding Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield. The report claimed that Mayfield, who has missed some of the Sooners’ recent player-led workouts, has “a rotator cuff injury with his throwing shoulder.”  That report is untrue, Oklahoma says.  The Sooners’ official Twitter account tweeted tonight that Mayfield just has “shoulder fatigue.” ...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Big 12 Should Go To 14 Teams

Last week Oklahoma president David Boren set pageviews exploding by saying that he was in favor of Big 12 expansion. Boren also said that any expansion teams would receive equal shares of the Big 12's television payout from ESPN and Fox. (The equal share of existing television revenue in the event of expansion hadn't been public before.) There's nothing better to cure the summer...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vegas gives Sooners early nod over OSU, but not Tennessee

Does Las Vegas think the Oklahoma Sooners have a fighting chance in 2015? Put it this way, of the seven games that figure to be OU's toughest, it is favored in just four. It's no surprise to learn that The Golden Nugget sportsbook, which released betting lines on Friday, has the Sooners as underdogs to TCU (-5) even though the game is in Norman, and as double-digit dogs against Baylor...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sooners pluck highly rated 2017 quarterback prospect out of Texas

The Oklahoma Sooners might still be figuring out which quarterback will start the 2015 season, but they're certain they've nabbed one of the nation's top-rated quarterback prospects for 2017. Chris Robison, a 6-foot-2, 183-pound four-star recruit, is ranked as the No. 8 pro-style quarterback in the country, according to 247Sports Composite. He announced his intention to join the...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

OU President David Boren Expertly Calls The Big 12 Out On Their Shenanigans

The Big 12 needs to expand and knows it needs to expand, as Oklahoma Sooners President David Boren said to the media Wednesday. But how? And who to add? The post OU President David Boren Expertly Calls The Big 12 Out On Their Shenanigans appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Are They Now: The National Champion 2000 Oklahoma Sooners

Twitter/@OU_CoachStoops In just his second season as the head coach of the Oklahoma Sooners, Bob Stoops put together an unforgettable 13-0 season, taking home the 2000 BCS National Championship in a bizarrely-scored 13-2 win over Florida State. OU won every game by an average of 22 points, and after taking over as the nation’s No. 1 after knocking off top-ranked Nebraska 31-14...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma G Buddy Hield is turning into the Hulk

Part of being a top-tier collegiate athlete is dedicating yourself to the weight room. For Oklahoma Sooners guard Buddy Hield, that does not seem to be a problem. The Sooners recently shared photos of Hield on the court and in the weight room and it’s clear to see that the hard work is paying off. In fact, it looks like Hield is turning more and more into the Hulk. Buddy's arms...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football: Schedule Analysis and Predictions Weeks 9-12

Oklahoma Football Team After predicting the Oklahoma football team will be 7-1 at this point, I will now look towards the remaining games of the schedule. In weeks 9-12, the Oklahoma football team will be facing three teams that they lost to in 2014. Assuming that there’s no injured key players, the team should have gelled by now and have established an identity as a team....
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield offers refreshing take on racism

Tragedy struck Charleston, South Carolina when 21-year-old Dylann Roof open fired on Wednesday night during a prayer meeting and claimed the lives of nine African American church goers. Since the shooting, there has been plenty of discussion about racial issues in America and one of the most refreshing takes came from an unlikely source. Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield Offers Refreshing Take On Racism After South Carolina Shooting

Wednesday night, an armed, 21-year-old white man named Dylann Roof allegedly murdered nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, simply because of color of their skin. While the country continues to mourn those lost as a result of the senseless act, Roof’s alleged motive has once again sparked a national discussion regarding race relations in our country. Oklahoma quarterback...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma WR Durron Neal Wants Everyone To Know That He’s Bulked Up This Offseason

Durron Neal, one of Oklahoma’s top returning wide receivers, has apparently bulked up a little bit this offseason.  The 5-foot-11 wide receiver, who caught 42 passes for 513 yards and three touchdowns last season, was listed at 195 pounds in 2014.  He’s bigger now.  Great seeing my big cousin today#perine era pic.twitter.com/7vtO5efzOk — SUPERMAN (@lilmike_perine3) June...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

OU’s Dalton Wood leaves team in middle of the night

While the rest of the Oklahoma Sooners’ recruiting class is on campus, one player’s status remains up in the air. According to Ryan Aber of The Oklahoman, three-star recruit Dalton Wood arrived in Norman on Wednesday, but left in the middle of the night to return home. As of yesterday afternoon, he still has not returned. There has been zero information as to why Wood left,...
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma commit shines at 3×3 World Championships

Many people may not be aware that the FIBA U-18 3×3 World Championships are currently taking place, but the Oklahoma Sooners have certainly been paying attention and they have to be thrilled with the performance from four-star point guard commit Payton Pritchard. Pritchard is one of the many talented players representing the United States at the tournament in Hungary and he went...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football: Early Schedule Analysis and Predictions for Weeks 1-4

Oklahoma football team The Oklahoma football team have some work to do in order to get where they want to go in order to achieve their goals. Not only do they have to know what their strengths and weaknesses are, but they also need to know their opponents as well. With an new offensive system and starting quarterback it’s clear that this team will definitely need time to...
Via isportsweb.com
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield Showing Off His Victory Dance

When the college football season starts the Olahoma Sooners are expected to be lead on offense by former Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield. Many believe the walk-on gunslinger will be capable of doing great things and could bring the Sooners program back in to the national picture. For that to happen the Sooners are going to have to win a lot of games. That means there will be...
Via FatManWriting
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners 2015 Preview and Prediction

Oklahoma entered 2014 with high expectations and hopes of winning the Big 12 title. But the Sooners finished 8-5 and a 5-4 mark in conference play,...
Via Athlon Sports
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Baker Mayfield Expected to be Named Oklahoma Sooners Starting Quarterback

During the 2013 season the quarterback position was in flux for the Oklahoma Sooners. At times it looked like Blake Bell was going to be the answer, but when Trevor Knight led the team to an upset win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl (and threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns) it appeared that the QB of the future was found.Last season did not go well for Knight and it appears that...
Via FatManWriting
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Check Out This Crazy Custom Digital Camoflage Oklahoma Football Helmet

Custom concept helmet designs are one thing, but when fans actually create custom helmets for their favorite college football teams? Now that is impressive. JVince Custom Lids put together a very cool, and pretty crazy, custom Oklahoma Sooners helmet, featuring a digital camoflage base pattern. You haven’t seen a Sooners helmet like this before, that is certain: How about...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners 2015 Spring Football Preview

The Sooners entered last season with loads of hype following a devastatingly impressive performance over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Many...
Via Athlon Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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