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Oklahoma Football 2016 Countdown From A to Z

Big 12 Media Days, which every year serves as the unofficial start of the college football season for Big 12 teams and fans, has come and gone. What’s left now is the opening of preseason training camp for Oklahoma football and the nine other Big 12 squads in a couple of weeks and getting down to […] Oklahoma Football 2016 Countdown From A to Z - Stormin in Norman - Stormin...
Via Stormin in Normin
2 hours ago

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 40 Days!

The Oklahoma Sooners opened up their 2004 season at home against Bowling Green. It was a day where Oklahoma fans saw a two-game losing streak, that ended the 2003 season, snapped and it was also was a day in which a star would emerge. The Sooners handled business against the Falcons by the final tune of 40-22. A 7-7 tie was broken early in the second quarter when Kejuan Jones...
Via Crimson and Cream Machine
6 hours ago

Fun Oklahoma Football Fact: Sooners a Big Player in Heisman Circles

Oklahoma football has been recognized, rewarded and revered on many levels in college football for the better part of the past 60 some odd years. The Sooners have won five national championships. Only Alabama (11) and Ohio State (8) have won more national titles than Oklahoma in the modern era of the college game (from 1946 […] Fun Oklahoma Football Fact: Sooners a Big Player...
Via Stormin in Normin
8 hours ago

Oklahoma 2016 Football Season Preview – Part Three (Games 7 Through 9)

Editor’s note: This is the third article in a four-part series previewing the Oklahoma 2016 football season. For the Sooners, Oct. 22 means a quick trip from the frying pan into the fire. By this point in the season, Oklahoma will be in the meat of the Big 12 schedule, and it things go according to […] Oklahoma 2016 Football Season Preview – Part Three (Games 7 Through 9)...
Via Stormin in Normin
1 day ago

Oklahoma Sooners Football | Don't Forget About Semaje Perine

I can think of a lot of things I wouldn't want to do in life like watching paint dry, wearing burnt orange, eating pickles or tomatoes, paying taxes, and much more. However, the one thing that I believe would top this not to do list would be strapping on pads and a helmet and attempting to tackle Semaje Perine. He makes even the best tacklers and linebackers look silly. And while...

Oklahoma Football: ESPN Gives Sooners Best Chance to Go Bowling Perfect

They say the best way to secure a spot in the College Football Playoff is to take care of business on the field. Win all your games and you’re in. According to ESPN, Oklahoma football has the best chance of proving out that theory this season. The Sooners last recorded a perfect season in their […] Oklahoma Football: ESPN Gives Sooners Best Chance to Go Bowling Perfect - Stormin...
Via Stormin in Normin
1 day ago

Five Oklahoma Football Sleepers to Watch for in 2016

We know about the big names who command the headlines on the current edition of the Oklahoma football squad, but we also know that every season has its fill of surprise performances that contribute in a big way to the team’s success. We’re into the dog days of summer, which always signals that we’re also […] Five Oklahoma Football Sleepers to Watch for in 2016 - Stormin in...
Via Stormin in Normin
3 days ago

Stoops: RB Mixon has met all conditions since '14 suspension

DALLAS (AP) -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says running back Joe Mixon keeps meeting the standards demanded of him since his season-long suspension two years ago after being charged with punching a women in the face.Stoops was asked Tuesday at Big 12 football media days if he found it difficult to rationalize Mixon being a full-scholarship athlete with increased awareness nationwide...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sooners overwhelming preseason pick to repeat as Big 12 champs

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Oklahoma is the overwhelming preseason pick to win another Big 12 title.With quarterback Baker Mayfield among seven returning starters on offense, the Sooners got 24 of 26 first-place votes in the preseason media poll released Thursday.TCU got the other two first-place vote and was picked second, followed by Oklahoma State, Baylor and Texas. Texas Tech, West...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Big 12′s Official Preseason Poll Has Been Released – Oklahoma Is The Pick

The Oklahoma Sooners won the Big 12 last year, earning the No. 4 seed in the College Football Playoff for their efforts. It looks like the media believes that OU is poised to emerge victorious again in the conference. Thursday, the Big 12 released its official media poll – which ranks all 10 teams based on likelihood to win the conference. Oklahoma got 24 of 26 first-place votes...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma, Temple agree to 3-game series starting in 2024

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Oklahoma and Temple have agreed to a three-game football series starting in 2024.The Sooners will host games on Aug. 31, 2024, and Sept. 2, 2028.The Owls will host the middle game on Sept. 13, 2025. Temple plays its home games at an NFL stadium, Lincoln Financial Field, and has made an aggressive push to build its own on-campus stadium.The Sooners and Owls have...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple, Oklahoma agree to 3-game series starting in 2024

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Oklahoma and Temple have agreed to a three-game football series starting in 2024. The Sooners will host games on Aug. 31, 2024, and Sept. 2, 2028. The Owls will host the middle game on Sept. 13, 2025. Temple plays its home games at an NFL stadium, Lincoln Financial Field, and has made an aggressive push to build its own on-campus stadium. The Sooners and Owls...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma releases great ’60 Days’ hype video

After the Oklahoma Sooners played their way to the Big 12 championship and the College Football Playoff in 2015, it certainly seems like they are ready to contend for a national championship again this year. On Tuesday, the team released an amazing hype video to celebrate there only being 60 days until the start of the 2016 season. The video shows off some of their amazing preparations...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Drops Awesome “60 Days” Hype Video

We are roughly two months from the start of the 2016 college football season. Oklahoma’s match-up with Houston is one of the marquee games of the first weekend. The Sooners are continuing off-season preparations for the high-powered Cougars, and the program dropped a very cool “60 Days” hype video last night.  60#OUDNA pic.twitter.com/3CILrS1A35 — Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma assistant Cale Gundy takes shot at rivals

Not only do the Oklahoma Sooners and Oklahoma State Cowboys have a bitter in-state rivalry, they also seem to have a sibling rivalry as well. Cale Gundy is an assistant with the Sooners and is also the brother of Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy . Cale decided to take to Twitter and take shots at the programs’ rivals. However, he didn’t seem to take a direct shot at the...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

All-Big 12 Oklahoma CB Jordan Thomas arrested again

Oklahoma starting cornerback Jordan Thomas was arrested early Thursday morning on charges of public intoxication and assault and battery. Thomas appears in the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office desk blotter after being filed at 2:45 a.m. This is Thomas’ second arrest in the last eight months. On December 13, he spent a night in jail for failing to appear in court for traffic...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Five biggest surprises of 2016 NBA Draft

As expected, Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram were the first two picks of the 2016 NBA Draft. After that, we got more than a few surprises thrown our way. Some where mildly surprising, while others were borderline jaw-droppers. In some cases, the big surprises were who got drafted, or who didn’t. In other cases, the surprise came in the form of a trade. Now that the first round...
Via Sportsnaut
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Kobe mentoring draft prospect Hield

Buddy Hield may not know where he’s going to be drafted. But the University of Oklahoma star is seeking advice from a great source — Kobe Bryant. The future Hall of Fame guard has been counseling the soon-to-be NBA rookie. “He’s been a huge influence with the way he told me to approach the game,” Hield said, per Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated. “He said that, ...
Via Sportsnaut
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Buddy Hield: ‘Why not call on me to fill in Kobe’s spot?’

The Los Angeles Lakers own the second pick in the NBA draft next week, and many have them taking one of two players: Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram. Both are promising prospects, but Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield thinks he can be the guy to replace Kobe Bryant, who retired at the end of last season after two decades with the Lakers. “This is what the franchise needs,” Hield said...
Via The Sports Daily
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Kings ‘praying’ Hield falls to them at No. 8

The Sacramento Kings are facing a pretty extensive rebuild of their team, and they reportedly have someone in mind with the No. 8 pick in the NBA Draft. According to ESPN’s Chad Ford, the Kings are “praying” that Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield is there for them with the 8th pick, and both GM Vlade Divac and owner Vivek Ranadive are extremely high on the player. Hield projects as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Paige Parker is Oklahoma’s Keilani Ricketts lite

Paige Parker is trying to do what Keilani Ricketts once did, and that is pitch the Oklahoma Sooners softball team to a national championship. Parker will be in the circle for the Sooners in Game 3 of the WCWS on Wednesday, hoping to win the school its second national title. The first came in 2013 when Ricketts was a senior. A two-time National Player of the Year and 2013 MOP at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Kelsey Stevens starts for Oklahoma over Paige Parker

The Oklahoma Sooners stunned many people by announcing Kelsey Stevens would start in the circle in Game 2 of their WCWS championship against Auburn on Tuesday rather than Paige Parker. It’s not that Stevens is a bad pitcher, but the surprise comes because Parker had been carrying the Sooners. Parker had pitched every single inning of the postseason for Oklahoma, not losing any...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Big 12 reverses course, passes new 'Baker Mayfield Rule'

Wednesday, the Big 12 conference announced that it had voted down a rule that would have allowed Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield an extra year of eligibility. Thursday, the league reversed course. A revised “Baker Mayfield” rule was proposed and passed by a vote of 7-3. In essence, if a walk-on player (Mayfield transferred from Texas Tech to OU) wants to transfer to another...
Via College Spun
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Baker Mayfield will not get extra year after transfer rule does not pass vote

Baker Mayfield’s time at Oklahoma will not extend past this season.  On Wednesday the Big 12 did not pass a new rule on transfers that would have given the Sooners quarterback a year of eligibility back. Mayfield, a transfer from Texas Tech, lost a year of eligibility when he transferred to OU.  The conference voted 5-5 on a rule that would not force walk-on student athletes...
Via College Spun
June 01, 2016  |  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
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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