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Lawyer says Oklahoma LB Shannon being 'scapegoated,' should be allowed to play

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Frank Shannon's lawyer says the Oklahoma linebacker is innocent of sexual assault, and she believes coach Bob Stoops should allow her client to play in Saturday's opener against Louisiana Tech. No charges were filed against Shannon, but the university decided to suspend him for a year after a Title IX investigation. A district court judge court blocked the...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lawyer: Oklahoma LB Shannon innocent, should play

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Frank Shannon's lawyer says the Oklahoma linebacker is innocent of sexual assault, and she believes coach Bob Stoops should allow her client to play in Saturday's opener against Louisiana Tech. No charges were filed against Shannon, but the university decided to suspend him for a year after a Title IX investigation. A district court judge court blocked...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Frank Shannon’s Attorney Says That Oklahoma Has “Failed Him,” Says He Will Be On Sideline For Games

Oklahoma linebacker Frank Shannon’s attorney Aletia Timmons had extremely strong words for the university during a 20 minute press conference about the status of her client’s case, saying that the school has “failed” her client.  Shannon was suspended for the year by Oklahoma after a university investigation found him guilty of sexual assault, although no charges were filed...
Via College Spun
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 Week 1 Preview and Predictions

Bob Stoops has been fighting the good fight all offseason long but the rubber meets the road now that the season is starting. Both Oklahoma...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoops: Seems DGB wants to stay at OU

Bob Stoops wouldn’t speak much Monday about Dorial Green-Beckham’s situation a few days after the NCAA denied a waiver request for immediate eligibility and Oklahoma all but announced it wouldn’t pursue the matter further. But Stoops did say Green-Beckham remained in class at OU and that he planned—right now—on staying around next season. Green-Beckham is eligible to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: OU Takes Out Ad In Newspaper Congratulating Bob Stoops For ‘Faring Best In The Country Vs. Ranked Competition’

College football coaches are often judged by how their teams fare against elite competition, so, last week, the Wall Street Journal compiled a graphic detailing the records of every major coach against ranked opponents.  Which coach has the most impressive record against top 25 teams? That would be Bob Stoops. The Oklahoma coach has gone 50-23 in his career against ranked foes...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma WR Dorial Green-Beckham out for year

(Photo Credit: Kevin Cook) NORMAN, OK—Sorry Sooner fans; you’re going to have to wait another year to see this potential superstar take the field. Junior transfer wide receiver, Dorial Green-Beckham, will not be eligible to play for Oklahoma this season. The school announced Friday that the waiver request entered on behalf of the phenom wide receiver, asking to make him eligible...
Via Down and Distance
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma Names Former Quarterback Blake Bell Its Starting Tight End

Oklahoma football released its full depth chart for this Saturday’s game against Louisiana Tech. One of the most notable decisions is that former starting quarterback Blake Bell was named the team’s starting tight end over former four-star recruit Taylor McNamara. Projected starter for Tight End on Saturday – @b_bell10 https://t.co/VVdIo2Vsov — Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Shannon Left Off Of Oklahoma’s Depth Chart

Oklahoma has huge expectations for this season as Big 12 favorites, but they’ve also had a bit of a tumultuous off-season when it comes to players’ eligibility and suspensions. We recently learned that high profile wide receiver transfer Dorial Green-Beckham will have to sit out for a year after coming to Oklahoma from Missouri, and that freshman running back Joe Mixon would...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Guard Nila Kasitati Has The Best Headshot

Oklahoma released their football depth chart on Monday morning for Saturday’s game against Louisiana Tech. The team’s starting right guard, Nila Kasitati, presented us with the best head shot so far of the football season. [OU Football]   The post Oklahoma Guard Nila Kasitati Has The Best Headshot appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Mixon Tweets That He’s Loyal To Bob Stoops, Plans On Staying At Oklahoma, Winning A Championship

Joe Mixon won’t be playing college football for Oklahoma this season. The five-star running back recruit, who was charged with a misdemeanor following an alleged assault incident, has been suspended from the team.  The talented tailback apparently will not be departing from the Sooners’ program, though. He’s reportedly enrolled in classes, and tonight, he tweeted out something...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma TE Blake Bell taking reps as QB with second team defense.

Blake Bell. Photo via Gamedayr. Oklahoma tight end/former quarterback Blake Bell has reportedly been taking reps at the QB position with the second team defense.That doesn't mean that Bell, who switched to TE after the emergence of QB Trevor Knight, is going back to his old position - at least not yet. But it's being reported that Oklahoma is reportedly having issues with...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners 2014 Betting Odds And Predictions

Oklahoma Sooners betting odds and predictions for the 2014 season.
Via Gamedayr
8 days 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
11 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
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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