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Bob Stoops Names Trevor Knight Oklahoma’s Starting QB

With Landry Jones off to the NFL, there were questions as to who would replace him as the starting QB for the Oklahoma Sooners.  Those questions have finally been put to rest as CBS Sports reports that Bob Stoops has name Trevor Knight the starter for the season opener. There was a fierce competition between Knight and junior Blake Bell, with many thinking that Bell would be the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners 2013 Season Preview: Schedule and Roster Summary

As the 2013 Oklahoma Sooners start play they will do so with a very different look than the previous several of seasons. The Sooners will have to replace Landry Jones who was the leader and starting quarterback of the Sooners for the past three seasons.Jones is the all-time leader in wins at the quarterback position for Oklahoma and replacing his leadership and control of the offense...
Via Football Nation
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Big 12 Football Preview Series: Oklahoma Sooners

It’s a daring thing to post a preview of the Oklahoma Sooners on a Texas fan-site, but I’m going to go ahead and take that risk and plunge into the world of Bob Stoops and apparently, Barry Switzer saving dogs from hot cars. The Sooners enjoyed stable success during the Landry Jones era from 2009-2012, but never quite got over the hump in terms of a national title appearance...
Via HornSports.com
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Sooners look to make jump back into nation's elite

Consistency hasn't been a problem for Oklahoma of late. The issue has been finding a way to make the jump from the elite of the Big 12 Conference back to national championship contender. Coach Bob Stoops hopes this is the season the Sooners make that jump, a year that appears to be one of transition for the tradition-rich school. Oklahoma has won 10 games in each of the last...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers sign 4th pick Landry Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed fourth-round draft pick Landry Jones to a four-year deal. The former Oklahoma quarterback is the ninth and final Pittsburgh draft pick to come to terms. Details were not disclosed. Pittsburgh selected Jones with the 115th overall pick in the draft and is the highest draft pick the Steelers have used on a quarterback since taking Ben Roethlisberger...
Via AP on Fox
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie QB Jones focusing on offense, not future

Rookie Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones says he has no idea if he'll one day replace Ben Roethlisberger. Jones says that's a question better left answered by team owner Art Rooney II. His immediate concern is getting a hang of Pittsburgh's offense after spending the last four years rewriting the record book at Oklahoma. Jones left the Sooners as the school...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Heupel's spitballs

Once thought to be a sure first-round NFL draft pick, Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones passed on the money for an extra year in school. The gamble didn’t pay off. After an up-and-down season in 2012, Jones waited until the fourth round to hear his name called. In the analysis surrounding the quarterback’s draft status, the focus actually seemed to move away from Jones...
Via Blatant Homerism
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Draft Class – Players Twitter Accounts

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 NFL draft is now complete and there are eight new players that have joined the Steeler Nation family. All eight players are indeed on Twitter and below are the usernames and links to their respective Twitter pages. Round 1, Pick 17 Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia @SacManJones_29 Round 2, Pick 16 Le'Veon Bell, RB, Michigan State @L_Bell24 Round 3...
Via Steelers Depot
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers take Oklahoma QB Jones in 4th round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Jones passed for 16,646 yards in four seasons with the Sooners, the third-highest total in major college football history. Jones is the highest quarterback taken by the Steelers since the team selected Ben Roethlisberger in the first round of the 2004 draft. To get Jones,...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers take Oklahoma QB Jones in 4th round (Yahoo! Sports)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth round of the national football league draft., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/steelers-take-oklahoma-qb-jones-in-4th-round-yahoo-sports
Via Juiced Sports Blog
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB Jones picked by Steelers in 4th round

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Jones passed for 16,646 yards in four seasons with the Sooners, the third-highest total in major college football history. Jones is the highest quarterback taken by the Steelers since the team selected Ben Roethlisberger in the first round of the 2004 draft...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Fourth Round Draft Pick – Oklahoma QB Landry Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones with their second fourth round pick of the 2013 NFL draft. LANDRY JONES Quarterback University of Oklahoma Sooners #12 6:03.5-221 Artesia, New Mexico Artesia High School OVERVIEW When it comes to collecting “real estate,” the Sooners’ rifle-armed passer is “leaps and bounds”...
Via Steelers Depot
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Barkley, Jones could slide after staying in school

Matt Barkley stayed in school. Landry Jones stuck around. When the NFL draft kicks off Thursday night, the questions whether they made a mistake will be answered. Some of college football's highest-profile quarterbacks will find out if an extra year in school cost them millions of dollars. If Barkley, Jones and Arkansas' Tyler Wilson drop far, it goes against the NFL'...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Polian believes Landry Jones is the best QB in this year’s draft

Former NFL general manager and current ESPN analyst Bill Polian believes Landry Jones of Oklahoma is the best quarterback in this year’s draft.Former Colts GM and ESPN analyst Bill Polian ranks Oklahoma QB Landry Jones as his No. 1 QB in the NFL Draft.— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) April 19, 2013What’s really scary is that Polian came to this conclusion after watching one game.  That’s...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

New QB means new offensive scheme for OU

NORMAN, Okla. - Saturday's Spring Game was a chance for the three Oklahoma quarterbacks to make a big first impression heading into the summer. But it turned out the only the thing the Sooners established is there will be a clean break from the offense last year to the offense next year. With no No. 1 quarterback in place and all sorts of questions heading into 2013, the only...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

New QB means new offensive scheme for OU

NORMAN, Okla. - Saturday's Spring Game was a chance for the three Oklahoma quarterbacks to make a big first impression heading into the summer. But it turned out the only the thing the Sooners established is there will be a clean break from the offense last year to the offense next year. With no No. 1 quarterback in place and all sorts of questions heading into 2013, the only...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Oklahoma QB Drew Allen transferring

Former Oklahoma quarterback Drew Allen is transferring to Syracuse, according to a report by NBC Sports. Allen will transfer after he graduates from Oklahoma in May, a Syracuse source told the Syracuse Post-Standard. Because he has graduated, Allen will be eligible to play immediately. He will have one season of eligibility. The 6-5, 226-pound Allen, a highly prized recruit out...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma spring game features QB competition

With three young quarterbacks competing to replace four-year starter Landry Jones, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops sees something in just about every practice and scrimmage this spring that he could do without. It's the big mistake. Stoops has seen plenty of good performances out of junior Blake Bell, sophomore Kendal Thompson and redshirt freshman Trevor Knight, too. But what he...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Filling the Void: Sooners search for a new signal caller

CBR's tour around spring camps looking at some of the biggest position battles continues with a trip to Oklahoma, where the Sooners are looking for the next passer to keep their offensive machine rolling. Background Since Bob Stoops arrived at Oklahoma, prolific passers under center have become a given. None of them took more snaps for the Sooners than Landry Jones, who...
Via Crystal Ball Run
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Landry Jones Scouting Report

Player Name: Landry Jones Position: Quarterback School: Oklahoma Queen City Sports Ranking: 7th Overview: Landry Jones leaves Oklahoma as one of the most prolific quarterbacks in school history. Jones owns 15 school records during his time as quarterback. He finished the 2012 season as the Big 12′s all-time leader in passing yards with 16,646 and first in total offense with 16...
Via Queen City Sports
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaun Lewis Gears Up For Senior Season

By now, the video has nearly four-million views on YouTube, posted on Nov. 27, 2010. The miraculous two-man interception that will live on in Bedlam lore for years to come. Oklahoma State cornerback Brodrick Brown leaps out of bounds to grab a Landry Jones throwaway, tapping it to freshman linebacker Shaun Lewis. We’ve never quite seen anything like it before it happened or since.
Via oklahomastate.scout.com
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills meet with pair of Joneses and a Griffin

On Friday, the Buffalo Bills met with three additional possible draft choices with their #8 overall pick in the NFL draft in a few weeks. The players included Connecticut TE Ryan Griffin, Oklahoma QB Landry Jones Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones (considered by many draft experts as the only one of the three that is a first-round prospect).   The Bills are looking for a TE after...
Via Down and Distance
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Davis, Former Oklahoma Quarterback, Killed in Plane Crash

Steve Davis, who led Oklahoma to back-to-back national championships in the mid-1970s, was killed Monday when a small plane he was traveling in crashed in South Bend, Ind. The 60-year-old Davis never played in the NFL but started three seasons at quarterback for the Sooners from 1973-75, leaving school with a 32-1-1 record and winning the national title in both his junior and senior...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Spring Football: Change is the name of the game for Sooners this spring

First Practice: March 9th Spring Game: April 13th  Life around Norman is sure to be different this spring for Bob Stoops and Co. It's safe to say you could even call it a bit of a getting to know you kind of spring. Gone is Landry Jones - just another in a long line of productive, if not spectacular signal callers for the Sooners. Gone are seven defensive starters from...
Via Crystal Ball Run
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Spring Football Preview: Quarterbacks

(Editor's note: With the Sooners set to kick off spring practice on March 5, BH is doing a position-by-position preview. First up, of course, are the guys under center.) All the scuttlebutt this offseason has been that the Sooners will have a mobile quarterback barking the signals this season. Some fans are excited to see Landry Jones graduate, because he couldn’t dodge...
Via Blatant Homerism
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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