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Sooners get ready for 'disrespectful' West Virginia minus Ford

NORMAN, Okla. - Five things we learned Monday from Bob Stoops and the Sooners: 1. Oklahoma will be fine without Ford Although losing Ford at running back is notable – he has six touchdowns this season and is the team's leading rusher – it's not a loss the Sooners can't overcome. Ford is out for at least this week and maybe up to three weeks, according to coach...
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Big 12 FB – Weekly Coaches Teleconference – Summary Notes

Monday, September 15th, 2014 By Dave Ackermann – Senior Writer   Here are my summary notes from today’s Big 12 Football Weekly Coaches Teleconference:  Coach Charlie Strong – University of Texas: He and the team were disappointed with outcome of UCLA game, but feels team improving and looking forward to upcoming conference game against KU. On his QB (Tyrone Swoopes) Charlie...
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Sooners Lose Star Running Back for WVU Game

When the No. 4 team in the country rolls into Morgantown this weekend to battle West Virginia, it will do so without star running back Keith Ford. Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops announced on Monday that Ford will be out 2-3 weeks with a fractured foot he suffered against Tennessee on Saturday night. Ford leads the Sooner ground attack with 194 yards and 5 touchdowns, while...
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Oklahoma running back Keith Ford out 2-3 weeks

Oklahoma will be without its leading rusher against West Virginia on Saturday. Head coach Bob Stoops said Monday that sophomore Keith Ford will be out for the next two or three weeks after suffering a slight fracture to his ankle in the Sooners’ win over Tennessee. “He won’t play this week for sure. After that it’s a little unsure,” Stoops said, per SoonerScoop.com. Ford...
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Bob Stoops: Joe Mixon Used “Poor Judgment” Attending Pep Rally

Last week suspended Oklahoma Sooners RB Joe Mixon attended a school pep rally. Today head coach Bob Stoops is speaking up that Mixon exercised “poor judgment” by attending the event. “Even though it wasn’t a mandatory team event … he shouldn’t have been there,” Stoops said. “I wasn’t there, and most of the coaches weren’t.” Mixon was suspended from the team...
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College football coaches would want Mark Richt, Bob Stoops to coach their son

ESPN’s Brett McMurphy asked 98 of the 128 FBS coaches if they were no longer coaching, who they would want their sons to play for. In all, 44 different coaches received votes with Georgia coach Mark Richt and Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops getting 8 percent of the vote. Tied for third was Minnesota coach Jerry Kill and Stanford coach David Shaw with 7 percent of the vote. Of the coaches...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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Sooners’ Keith Ford out 2-3 weeks

Fourth-ranked Oklahoma will be without sophomore Keith Ford when they travel to West Virginia this weekend. Sooners coach Bob Stoops said Monday that Ford will be out at least two to three weeks after suffering a slight fracture in a non-weight-bearing bone in his ankle late in Oklahoma’s 34-10 win over Tennessee. Ford has rushed for 194 yards and five touchdowns this season...
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Sooners’ Keith Ford out 2-3 weeks

Fourth-ranked Oklahoma will be without sophomore Keith Ford when they travel to West Virginia this weekend. Sooners coach Bob Stoops said Monday that Ford will be out at least two to three weeks after suffering a slight fracture in a non-weight-bearing bone in his ankle late in Oklahoma’s 34-10 win over Tennessee. Ford has rushed for 194 yards and five touchdowns this season...
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Oklahoma RB Keith Ford out vs. West Virginia with broken fibula

NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said running back Keith Ford will miss at least a week after breaking his fibula in a win over Tennessee. Ford led the fourth-ranked Sooners with 194 yards rushing through three games and was one of the team's top receivers with 100 yards on six catches. He leads the team with five touchdowns rushing and caught a 23-yard touchdown pass...
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Oklahoma RB Keith Ford out vs West Virginia

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said running back Keith Ford will miss at least a week after breaking his foot in a win over Tennessee. Ford led the fourth-ranked Sooners with 194 yards rushing through three games and was one of the team's top receivers with 100 yards on six catches. He leads the team with five touchdowns rushing and caught a 23-yard touchdown pass...
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Oklahoma Announced That Leading Rusher Keith Ford Is Out 2-3 Weeks With Leg Fracture

Oklahoma sophomore running back Keith Ford has had a very solid start to the season, with 194 rushing yards and five touchdowns to his name, but the Sooners have announced that he will be out for this weekend’s Big 12 contest against West Virginia, and will miss a few weeks due to injury. BREAKING: Bob Stoops announces RB Keith Ford will miss the WVU game this weekend. Leg fracture...
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College Football Coaches Want Their Sons To Play For Georgia’s Mark Richt Or Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops

Photo via @OU_CoachStoops If you had a son, and you had the chance to choose which coach he’d play for, who would you pick? It’s certainly an interesting question, one that ESPN posed to college football coaches across America, with the caveat that they answered assuming they were no longer coaching. Out of 128 coaches, 98 answered, and the two that came out on top were Georgia’s...
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No. 6 Georgia-No. 24 S. Carolina only Top 25 game

Sixth-ranked Georgia can stamp itself the favorite in the SEC East when it visits No. 24 South Carolina on Saturday in this week's only Top 25 matchup. Meanwhile, UCLA fans want to know if the real Bruins will stand up. Oklahoma will try for another win against the SEC, the conference Bob Stoops loves to poke. And Arkansas visits Texas Tech for the first time since 1991, when...
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Vols say they're better prepared for this test

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee is about to get a sense of how far its come - and how far it still has to go. When Tennessee visits No. 4 Oklahoma on Saturday, the Volunteers will be carrying a 2-0 record into a road game with a top-five team for the second straight season. Last year, the Volunteers got trounced 59-14 at No. 2 Oregon. Now they want to show the lessons learned since...
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Stoops, Sooners need to a statement win over Vols

NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has been piling on the SEC for the better part of two years. Not as good as everyone thinks, Stoops said. Too much credit goes to the league where the teams at the bottom aren't very good.  And the thing is, Stoops has been right. But now Stoops needs to be wrong. Like really wrong.  The Sooners need to beat Tennessee, and badly on...
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Photo: Oklahoma Wants To ‘Stripe The Stadium’ Saturday Night Against Tennessee

Oklahoma, of course, wants its football team to look good in primetime Saturday night against Tennessee. The Sooners’ apparently want their stadium to look good, too.  Bob Stoops’ team is set to take on Tennessee this weekend in a nationally-televised contest. Oklahoma officials have set plans for Gaylord-Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium to be “striped out.” In various sections...
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Bob Stoops Says SEC Hasn’t Dominated OU

Bob Stoops hasn’t been shy when it comes to his feelings about the SEC. As he gets his team prepared to take on Tennessee this weekend, Stoops didn’t have much to say about his previous comments, but did take a little jab at the SEC. Oklahoma’s coach knew questions about his vocal disdain for the Southeastern Conference’s perceived superiority were coming Monday as his fourth...
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Oklahoma coach Stoops' rivalry with SEC continues

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) It's Bob Stoops vs. the SEC, once again. Fourth-ranked Oklahoma hosts Tennessee on Saturday, the first time the Sooners will play a Southeastern Conference team since stunning SEC power Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Stoops has been criticizing the SEC since the spring of 2013, when he called some of the stories about the league's supremacy ''propaganda...
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Power matchups provide bigger tests for Big 12

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops takes the approach that his fourth-ranked Sooners are getting ready to play a 10th conference game. The Sooners are home Saturday against SEC team Tennessee. They are one of seven Big 12 teams playing teams from other power conferences this week, and those opponents from the SEC, ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 have a combined 13-1 record. While those games don...
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Bob Stoops Won’t Be Texting Oklahoma’s AD During Games: He’d Tell Me To Get Lost, Do Your Job

Pat Haden surprised everyone watching the USC-Stanford game Saturday when ABC’s footage of the contest showed the Trojans’ athletic director running onto the field to discuss a call with a referee. The 61-year-old has since been fined $25K for his actions.  Later in the game, Haden, in an interview with ABC’s sideline reporter, Heather Cox, said that he came down to the field...
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Bob Stoops Says SEC Comments Have Been Overblown, Laughs At Idea Of Being Entire Conference’s Rival

If it’s possible to be a rival of an entire conference, the Oklahoma football program seems to be one to the SEC.  Sooners’ coach Bob Stoops has questioned the SEC’s overall strength, poked fun at Texas A&M’s non-conference schedule and, perhaps most importantly, defeated the conference’s flagship program, Alabama, in last January’s Sugar Bowl.  Stoops says his...
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Police show media video of Joe Mixon punching woman

Until now Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon and his lawyer have claimed that when he assaulted a young woman outside a restaurant in July he was acting in self defense. On Thursday, police showed surveillance video of the incident to members of the media and it appeared to completely contradict that account. The encounter between Mixon and Amelia Rae Molitor took place outside...
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Paul Finebaum Pokes Fun At Bob Stoops After… Iowa State’s Loss

ESPN college football analyst Paul Finebaum is pretty open about his bias towards the Southeastern Conference  - heck, he wrote a book titled “My Conference Can Beat Your Conference” about it. And apparently that means that when someone else in the industry criticizes the SEC, he won’t forget about it. Saturday, Finebaum took a little shot at Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops...
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Oklahoma coach Stoops takes nothing for granted

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops hasn't let his success go to his head. Stoops is the only coach to have won every BCS bowl game and a national title. Last season, he passed Barry Switzer as Oklahoma's winningest coach. He has a career record of 160-39 and closed last season with a stunning upset victory over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Even with all the pats...
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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...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss
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