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OKLAHOMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sooners predicted to make College Football Playoff

TCU and Baylor are the run-away choices to battle for the Big 12, but ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit is picking Oklahoma to make the College Football Playoff. OU was just 8-5 a season ago, but Herbstreit selected the Sooners, LSU, Arizona State and Ohio State to make football's Final 4.  Herbstreit listed his predictions, along with several other awards including Oklahoma running back Samaje...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Major questions on offense and defense for Oklahoma

Now that Baker Mayfield has been named the starter at quarterback for Oklahoma, will he be the next quarterback to make Oklahoma one of the elites in college football? That, among other issues, are crucial to the upcoming 2015 season at Oklahoma. ESPN recently asked five major questions of the season, including about how the Sooners will manage to get Samaje Perine the ball, despite...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A pair of impact newcomers at receiver

Finding a receiver to fill in behind Sterling Shepard wasn't easy for the Sooners last season. Actually, it didn't work out at all, after Shepard got hurt for a good part of the 2014 season and the Sooners limped in to finish the season. With the new Air-Raid passing attack in 2015, figuring out who will complement Shepard is a priority. Two of the receivers fighting for that opportunity...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Du’Vonta Lampkin cleared to practice at Oklahoma

Former Texas commit and new Oklahoma Sooners defensive tackle Du’Vonta Lampkin has been cleared to practice with the team. Lampkin made the announcement on his personal Twitter page. Cleared to practice 🙏🏽 time to get to work 🏈💪🏽 — Du'Vonta Lampkin (@DeeChilllin) August 25, 2015 A three-star recruit out of Houston, Lampkin was all set to play for the Longhorns...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Running back Brooks might finally get his chance this season

Oklahoma is loaded at running back with record-holder Samaje Perine as well as electric Alex Ross. And now Joe Mixon is part of the group, too, after sitting out all of last season. Expect all three to get plenty of opportunities in 2015. But also check out Daniel Brooks. After a torn ACL, MCL, LCL meniscus and hamstring from a track injury, Brooks came to Oklahoma, but he's also...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops: Du’Vonta Lampkin on campus at Oklahoma

On Monday, Oklahoma head football coach, Bob Stoops, confirmed that after two years Du’Vonta Lampkin is on campus and in the process of joining the football team. However, he is not currently practicing. The defensive tackle committed to OU as a junior in high school in November of 2013, but decommitted the following summer. He finally committed to Texas this past January.  ...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Stoops will be moving upstairs

Defensive coordinator Mike Stoops will likely be calling plays from the press box this season – the first time he's done that at Oklahoma – said coach Bob Stoops. “In all likelihood,” Bob Stoops said to The Oklahoman about the discussion of Mike Stoops moving upstairs. “That’s how all our scrimmages and how we’ve done it. The substitution patterns are so much easier...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma, Texas A&M Name Starting Quarterbacks For 2015 Season

With less than two weeks remaining until their respective season openers, two of college football’s power programs have named their starting quarterbacks for the 2015 season. At Oklahoma, the Sooners went out on a limb and did not give the starting job to returning quarterback Trevor Knight. Instead, they selected someone who transferred from another Big XII school: Breaking...
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baker Mayfield an Easy Choice to be Oklahoma's Starting Quarterback

Oklahoma’s quarterback battle was one of the biggest in college football this fall, but the intrigue is over in Norman. On Monday, the Sooners...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Baker Mayfield to be named Oklahoma starter

As the 2015 college football season approaches, positional battles are reaching their conclusion as coaches around the nation prepare to set their final depth chart. For the Oklahoma Sooners, one of the most intriguing battles was under center and a report on Monday indicates head coach Bob Stoops has made a decision on who his starting quarterback will be. According to Ryan Aber...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Baker Mayfield Will Be Named Oklahoma’s Starting Quarterback

According to multiple reports, the Oklahoma Sooners’ quarterback race has been decided. It appears that Texas Tech transfer Baker Mayfield has edged out incumbent starter Trevor Knight and redshirt sophomore Cody Thomas to handle the starting job in new offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley’s offense. Breaking: A source tells the Tulsa World that Oklahoma will name Baker Mayfield...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football Season Preview: Wide Receivers/Tight Ends

Oklahoma Football Symbol This is part two of our Oklahoma Football Preview series for 2015.This edition we will take a look at the receivers and tight ends headlined by Senior wide receiver Sterling Shepherd. Our first part was breaking down the running backs for the Oklahoma Football team. What We Know Senior wide receiver Sterling Shepherd returns as the Oklahoma Football team’s...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas signee Du’Vonta Lampkin picks Oklahoma

Four-star defensive tackle Du’Vonta Lampkin is headed to Oklahoma after being denied enrollment at Texas for academic reasons. Lampkin announced his decision on his personal Twitter page. Officially admitted at Oklahoma University #BOOMERSOONER ⭕️
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma Football Releases Highlight Package Of Today’s Scrimmage

Oklahoma’s football team held an intrasquad scrimmage earlier today. It was the second and final scrimmage of the Sooners’ fall camp.  They played for roughly 90 minutes at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. OU coach Bob Stoops said “it was positive, it was good.”  Oklahoma’s video production team was there to cover it all. The Sooners have released a cool highlight...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma lightens mood at practice with ‘Cha Cha Slide’

Summer camps can be very grueling as teams prepare for the upcoming college football season, but Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops seems to have found a way to lighten the mood for his team. In a video shared on social media, the Sooners can be seen having some fun at practice by  the Cha-Cha Slide dance. It was pretty fun to see and, hey, maybe it could help their footwork...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Here’s Oklahoma’s Football Players Doing The Cha-Cha Slide At Practice

Training camp can be grueling, so it’s important to try and have some innocent fun on the gridiron every once in a while.  Oklahoma’s football team did that today.  The Sooners’ players did the Cha-Cha Slide dance at practice. It’s a pretty great sight.  Cha Cha Slide pic.twitter.com/jDvrhO0W06 — John Humphrey (@YVNGJOHNN) August 20, 2015 Was it better than Nick Saban’s...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma Fan Makes Epic “Nothing Else Matters” Hype Video For 2015 Season

The Oklahoma Sooners are looking to bounce back after a disappointing finish last season, losing three of their last five, and that’s the only thing on their minds. Head coach Bob Stoops and company return a pretty stacked roster including one of nastiest backfields in all of college football this year, which only adds to the anticipation, but they’ll have to leave it all on...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma Football Had A Pool Party At Bob Stoops’ House, Samaje Perine Did A Backflip

Oklahoma’s football program held one final summer hurrah at Bob Stoops’ house tonight.  Based on the Sooners’ Twitter account, it looks like the players and coaches are having quite a time.  The coolest thing to come out of the party is probably this: Sooners’ star running back Samaje Perine doing a backflip into the lake.  Is there anything @samajp32 can’t do?? pic...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Pulls 3-Star LB Pernell Jefferson out of Louisiana

The Oklahoma Sooners went deep into the state of Louisiana for a second time in less than two weeks, pulling out another highly recruited talent...
Via Athlon Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 2015 Fall Camp Preview and Key Position Battles to Watch

Bob Stoops' 16th season at Oklahoma left a sour taste in the mouths of Sooner fans that has lingered for an entire offseason. Heading into his...
Via Athlon Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Stats Or Wins: Either Way, Samaje Perine Will Be The Difference For Oklahoma

While Nick Chubb and Leonard Fournette get a great deal of love as two of the top young running backs in the nation, there is another in Norman, Oklahoma, who would like to throw his name in the hat as well. After a disappointing 8-5 season last year, the Oklahoma Sooners had one player who was not so disappointing: Samaje Perine. The freshman running back caught national attention...
Via The Student Section
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 19 — Oklahoma

Oklahoma Sooners 2014 Record: 8-5, 5-4 Big 12 (lost bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Is Bob Stoops done? The story of Oklahoma football at the moment belongs to its coach, not the team. Bob Stoops won the national championship in his second year with the Sooners and has spent the last 15 seasons trying to get back to the top of the mountain. In the last five, however, he has looked...
Via The Student Section
23 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ Top-25 Preview: #19 Oklahoma

The college football staff at SQ have put together a ranking of the top-25 teams heading into 2015. To get our readers prepared for the upcoming season, the staff has created a preview for each one of these teams. Today’s focus is on #19 Oklahoma.Team: Oklahoma SoonersSQ Ranking: 192014 Record: 8-5Finish in AP Poll: Not RankedHead Coach: Bob Stoops (17th Year)Key Arrivals: DT Neville...
Via The Sports Quotient
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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