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Former Oklahoma Players Adrian Peterson, Gerald McCoy Wish They Could’ve Worn Sooners’ New Uniforms

Adrian Peterson and Gerald McCoy experienced plenty during their collegiate playing careers at Oklahoma.  Peterson, a star running back for the Sooners from 2004-06, was a Heisman candidate his freshman season, a unanimous All-American, and broke numerous NCAA records.  McCoy, a stout defensive tackle for Oklahoma from 2006-09, was a two-time team captain, the Big 12 Defensive...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sugar Bowl Video That Should Have Gone Viral But Never Did

Last season's Sugar Bowl was a game for the ages that saw the Oklahoma Sooners take down the Alabama Crimson Tide in a beauty of game. From the action on the field to the action in the stands and after the game there was no shortage of entertaining viral moments.But somehow it appears that the world missed one.@cjzero/TwitterThe stage collapsing during Bob Stoops and Trevor...
Via FatManWriting
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Players make universities money, should be paid

Adrian Peterson was the top high school football recruit in the nation in 2004 out of Palestine, Texas and he made the decision to leave his home state and play collegiately at Oklahoma. He lived up to his five-star status for the Sooners by rushing for an NCAA freshman record 1,925 yards and finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting. Injuries felled him the next two seasons before...
Via Fox Sports North
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

RB Mixon tops successful recruiting class for Sooners

NORMAN, Okla. - Oklahoma assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Cale Gundy backtracked just a bit when he talked about signee Joe Mixon. No, no, no, he didn't say Mixon was comparable to Adrian Peterson and DeMarco Murray, two former Sooner running backs now in the NFL, Gundy said Mixon has comparable traits. Semantics? Just details? OK, sure, but one thing no one will deny...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson and the Sugar Bowl Execs are Real Happy the Sooners Won the Sugar Bowl

Former Oklahoma star running back was back on the sideline to watch his alma mater in the Sugar Bowl Thursday night. he was undoubtedly glad to be there. Who wouldn't be, right? Big bowl game, bigger oppoent--it doesn't get any better than this!Until you win that is!@SBNationGif/TwitterAP was pretty ecstatic to see his Sooners overcome the odds and take down the Crimson Tide...
Via FatManWriting
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson goes wild on the sideline after upset of Alabama

I guess you could say that Adrian Peterson was a little excited after the Oklahoma Sooners beat the Alabama Crimson Tide in an upset at the Sugar Bowl. The post Adrian Peterson goes wild on the sideline after upset of Alabama appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame game to be defining moment for Sooners' defense

NORMAN, Okla. - Give it one more game before any conclusions are reached. Because these days, after three games and three pretty good performances, we're dangerously close to making some bold statements about what this Oklahoma defense has done to remake itself. There's already been a Keith Ford-to-Adrian Peterson comparison and the freshman running back has all of 11 carries...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame game to be defining moment for Sooners' defense

NORMAN, Okla. - Give it one more game before any conclusions are reached. Because these days, after three games and three pretty good performances, we're dangerously close to making some bold statements about what this Oklahoma defense has done to remake itself. There's already been a Keith Ford-to-Adrian Peterson comparison and the freshman running back has all of 11 carries...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma has plenty of RB options

(Eds: Updates with quotes, details, adds byline.) By MURRAY EVANS Associated Press While much of the preseason buzz at Oklahoma has focused on who will be the Sooners' starting quarterback, there's also some debate at another important offensive position - running back. The Sooners have four proven, capable ball carriers in senior tailbacks Brennan Clay, Roy Finch and Damien...
Via Fox Sports
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Only 28 Days Left Till The Sooners Kickoff; #28 Is Elite At OU

The number 28 holds a special place in the minds and hearts of the Sooner Nation, as many elite Sooner players have worn number 28 over the years.   All everything #28 Adrian Peterson, All big12 linebacker #28 Travis Lewis and All Big12 DB/KR #28Antonio Perkins to name a few. In fact, one of my favorite performances ever was Perkins in the 2003 game against UCLA.  In that game...
Via Sooner4OU
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma athletics opens 75 million residence hall

For the first time since the University of Oklahoma opened, every student-athlete will be living under the same roof. And wow, that roof sure is nice. "It's a game-changer. There's nothing like it," OU athletic director Joe Castiglione said. Headington Hall, on the corner of Jenkins and Lindsey St. in Norman, right across from Memorial Stadium, officially opened...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners football Mount Rushmore

Gaylord Memorial Stadium on the campus of Oklahoma University in Norman Who are four players and coaches that define what Sooner football is all about today and its place in NCAA history? Here lies the Sooners football Mount Rushmore: 1. Bud Wilkinson- Elected in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1969, Wilkinson might just go down as the greatest coach in Norman, compiling a...
Via isportsweb.com
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Ranking The Top Ten Big 12 Running Backs Going Into The 2013 Season

Flickr/Elroxil When one thinks about the Big 12 Conference, the first thing that comes to mind is high-octane offense. But while there have been some spectacular running backs in the past with the likes of Oklahoma’s Adrian Peterson, the running game is not generally looked at as the go-to approach in the conference — the ground game is simply overshadowed by the quarterbacks...
Via College Spun
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Road trip Week One: #15 Kansas St. at #6 Oklahoma

For the opening weekend of MSF-LaQuinta College Football Road Trip, our esteemed Founding Editor Jerod Morris will be in Norman, Oklahoma courtesy of the fine folks at LaQuinta. He will be taking in the Big 12 Game of the Week between the #6 Oklahoma Sooners and #15 Kansas State Wildcats. I’ll try not to let my jealousy derail this preview. And even though he didn’t ask me...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 5 Oklahoma 69, Florida A&M 13

Damien Williams ran for 156 yards and four touchdowns in a record-setting Owen Field debut, Kenny Stills added 120 yards receiving and a score, and No. 5 Oklahoma beat Florida A&M 69-13 on Saturday night. Williams' rushing total was the most for a player in his first game at the Sooners' home field, and he became only the fourth player at the school to eclipse 100 yards...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford, Adrian Peterson give back to Sooners

Former members of the University of Oklahoma football program have significantly given back to their alma mater. Former OU quarterback now with the St. Louis Rams Sam Bradford announced a $500,000 gift, while former OU running back now with the Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson is giving  $1 million to the OU Athletics Department to support the construction of Headington Hall, a...
Via Sports-Glory
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Peterson pledges $1M to Oklahoma U

Adrian Peterson has pledged a $1 million donation to the University of Oklahoma to support a building project there. It’s the largest financial gift from a former Sooners football player.
Via min.scout.com
April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Best Football Commericals Of All-Time

No. 10 Success Is Not Calculated, Air Jordan   A short and sweet, yet effective commercial showing a team practicing while a voice talks about computer calculations of their season. At the end the text reads, “Success Is Not Calculated, It’s Earned.” Plus any crack at the NCAA, BCS and high school football formulas is a winner in my books.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
Via Football Nation
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

College Football's Top 5 Freshman Performances

With all the focus being paid on recruiting in college football today, every team likes to think they have one of the top incoming classes of freshmen in the country.  A dazzling freshman can change the entire outlook of a team’s season.  While no freshman has won a Heisman – yet – it seems like it might only be a matter of time considering the amazing seasons we’ve seen...
Via Football Nation
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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