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Oklahoma women tied for first in Big 12

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma struggled through its non-conference schedule. The Sooners, however, have been a powerhouse during Big 12 play. The transformation happened gradually as veteran players became comfortable with expanded roles and newcomers grew familiar with their teammates. Now, a squad that started the season by losing five of its first 10 games is tied with Baylor for...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma mascot fired for harassing the wife of Oklahoma State coach Travis Ford

We all know that rivalry games can be very emotional and intense. One good example of this is the Bedlam game between Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. Fans from both sides trash talk and sometimes it can get out of hand. Well one particular individual took the rivalry game a little too serious and now is dealing with the consequences of their actions. According to the Oklahoman, The...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Malcolm Brown Lent OU’s Aaron Ripkowski A Decal For “Horns Down” During The Shrine Game

Texas running back Malcolm Brown got his hands on an Oklahoma decal to do his own version of “horns down” during the Shrine Game, but it looks like that was part of a trade. Brown swapped decals with Oklahoma fullback Aaron Ripkowski.  Thanks for the new decal!!! @MallyCat_28 @OU_Football #hornsdown #TexasSucks #newroomie pic.twitter.com/b9eHmomGRl — aaron ripkowski (@AaronRipkowski...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma assistant Bobby Jack Wright retires

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma assistant head coach Bobby Jack Wright has retired from coaching. The school made the announcement on Tuesday. The 64-year-old Wright most recently coached cornerbacks. He has been with the Sooners during coach Bob Stoops' entire 16-year run. He coached defensive ends, defensive backs and special teams at various times and was recruiting coordinator from...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma hires East Carolina's Lincoln Riley as its new OC

Oklahoma has hired East Carolina offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley for the same role with the Sooners. The school announced on the move on the football team's Twitter account on Monday. Riley also will coach quarterbacks for Oklahoma. Earlier on Monday, a source told FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman that Oklahoma would hire Riley. Riley spent five years on the East Carolina staff, and...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrick McGee Turns Down Opportunity From Oklahoma & Will Remain At Louisville

Photo: J.D. Coffey – The Cardinal ConnectOn Thursday afternoon reports surfaced that Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops was interested in interviewing Louisville offensive coordinator Garrick McGee for the same position with the Sooners. Just hours later, the University of Louisville sent out a release stating that McGee will remain the offensive coordinator under Bobby Petrino. “I...
Via The Cardinal Connect
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Oklahoma Targeting Garrick McGee To Become Their Next Offensive Coordinator

Photo: Pete CautilliTurnover within college football coaching staff’s is at an all time high these days. It’s actually very rare to keep an entire coaching staff intact in between seasons. Not only do some coaches get relieved of their duties, some also get better opportunities with other programs. As of right now, Bobby Petrino’s staff is still in place, but according to reports...
Via The Cardinal Connect
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoops takes responsibility for Sooners' underwhelming season

NORMAN, Okla. - Bob Stoops walked in and went straight to the podium. There wasn't any chit-chat or small talk or lingering around, only to be trapped in an awkward conversation with a reporter, like he does before his weekly, in-season press conferences. There was no introduction, just, 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... Go.  "I take accountability and responsibility for all of it," Stoops said...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Says No Other Staff Changes Coming “At This Point”

According to Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops, no other staff changes will be made in the immediate future in Norman. Stoops, speaking at a press conference Tuesday morning, confirmed, as was reported, that co-offensive coordinators Jay Norvell and Josh Heupel had been let go. He also said that he expects that his brother, defensive coordinator Mike Stoops, will remain part of the...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sooners OC Josh Heupel Posts Heartfelt Note After Being Fired By Oklahoma

Oklahoma co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Josh Heupel, who led the team to its only national title in the Bob Stoops era back in 2000, has been let go by the university. Heupel, who had been with the school in some capacity since 2006, posted a heartfelt note to OU fans on Twitter. SI’s Thayer Evans was the first to report the news. pic.twitter.com/ftrICFj4t1 ...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Oklahoma Wideout Says Jay Norvell Played Favorites, Mike Stoops Is Next To Be Fired

Oklahoma’s lopsided Russell Athletic Bowl loss to Clemson has set off an interesting chain of events in Norman. With fans clamoring for change, head coach Bob Stoops has already fired co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell. And according to a number of sources, there are only a few assistant coaches who have job security. Mike Stoops, the team’s defensive coordinator, who also...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sooners improve to 9-3 as No. 18 Oklahoma shuts down George Mason

NORMAN, Okla. -- Buddy Hield scored all but two of his 17 points in the first half and No. 18 Oklahoma shut down George Mason for a 61-43 victory Wednesday. The Sooners improved to 9-3 in the final game for both schools before conference play begins. Oklahoma's swarming defense held George Mason to 29.5 percent shooting from the field, including 0 for 14 on 3-pointers. The Sooners...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Get Fired Up For Tonight’s Russell Athletic Bowl With This Official Oklahoma Hype Video

Oklahoma’s Russell Athletic Bowl against Clemson is coming up in under an hour, and it should be a fun one between the Big 12 and ACC powers. OU is looking to pick up its ninth win and bounce back from the rough Bedlam loss to end the season. The Sooners have released this fantastic hype video ahead of this evening’s game. Check it out: The Sooners and Tigers kick off in Orlando...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners Betting Odds: 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the Oklahoma Sooners' 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
December 21, 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

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
November 04, 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
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