How the season will play out for the Sooners

The season starts Saturday and the Sooners are one of the teams favored to make it to the four-team playoff.  Here's a look at how the Sooners will fare from August to December: Saturday vs. Louisiana Tech How it will play out: This one goes as planned. The Sooners come in as a heavy favorite and finish off the Bulldogs in Norman accomplishing everything they wanted to. Quarteback...
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The Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Sooners vs. La Tech

NORMAN, Okla. - The Sooners open the season with high expectations. But there are a good deal of questions, too. Maybe some of them get answered Saturday against Louisiana Tech. But what if they don't? Here's a look at what could happen -€“ both good and bad when the Sooners kick off against the Bulldogs. Best-case scenario Oklahoma gets a lead and gets a lead early. If...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech-Oklahoma Preview

(AP) - The Oklahoma Sooners are boldly talking about playing for a national title. ''It's where you want to be,'' quarterback Trevor Knight said. ''You look at the walls all around this place, that's what's happened before and where we want to be this year.'' There's plenty of reason for confidence. The fourth-ranked Sooners capped...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners 2014 Betting Odds

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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Oklahoma Tight End Blake Bell Is Getting Reps In Practice As A Quarterback

Could we see the “Belldozer” formation in 2014? According to a report by The Oklahoman, that may happen, as Oklahoma tight end Blake Bell has received time during practice as a quarterback. Bell’s limited quarterback repetitions have only come against the second-team defense, and coaches have only been working him there as possible insurance in case something happens to starter...
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5 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...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma vs. Louisiana Tech – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Predictions

Trevor Knight will try to avoid the SI Cover Jinx. (Twitter/@SINow) While Oklahoma fans are still basking in the glow of their last football game, a 45-31 Sugar Bowl upset win over Alabama, the Sooners have even bigger goals in 2014-15. In large part because of the Alabama win, Oklahoma hype is through the roof, and the Sooners are the favorite in the Big 12, and should be a contender...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma Fans Will Get Fired Up For The 2014 Season After Watching This Excellent Hype Video

This may finally be the year. Oklahoma football hasn’t won a national title since 2000, but the expectations in Norman this year are the same as every year: win the Big 12 title and the national championship. Fortunately for Sooners fans, the team is absolutely stacked this year, and after upending Alabama in last year’s Sugar Bowl, Oklahoma comes into 2014 with a ton of momentum...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sooners talking national title

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma believes this could be a special season. There's plenty of reason for confidence. The Sooners capped off a strong finish to last season with a win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl that energized the rabid fan base. Trevor Knight emerged at quarterback late last season, and most of a strong defense returns. Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is walking a fine...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Can QB experience crack Big 12's title drought?

Good riddance, learner's permits. So long, peach fuzz. The Big 12 has been a quarterback-driven league for the past decade, but last year's fresh-faced crop may have a more grizzled look this time around. At least I hope so.  16-7? 20-10? 20-17?   The league that staked its claim as college football's home for fast-paced offense took a bit of a siesta last year, but...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Oklahoma QB Blake Bell Proving He Has What it Takes to Play Tight End

For the vast majority of Blake Bell's college football career guys were either banned from hitting him in practice or he had a bunch of big ole boys on the offensive line keeping folks from hitting him during games. It had to have been kind of nice--but not anymore.With Trevor Knight firmly entrenched as the starter Bell opted to find another way to contribute and made the...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma headlines Big 12 in preseason coaches poll

The Big 12 placed four teams in USA Today's preseason Amway Coaches Poll. The poll has been in existence since 1991 and it's chosen by a panel of college football coaches from a variety of conferences. On the heels of their stunning win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, the Oklahoma Sooners checked in at No. 3 in the poll. Quarterback Trevor Knight played superbly in that Sugar...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will stand out in Oklahoma's receiving corps?

Sterling Shepard is back and Dorial Green-Beckham is at the top of the list of questions when it comes to who will stand out this season at receiver. Shepard is a sure thing and he'll be the No. 1 target for Trevor Knight, but past that, there is very little experience returning. Meanwhile, the Sooners are still waiting on Green-Beckham's eligibility. The transfer from Missouri...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Big 12 quarterbacking in recovery mode

DALLAS - The Big 12's remarkable run of supplying quarterbacks to the NFL hit a roadblock this past May. That may have changed if Baylor's Bryce Petty had foregone his final season in Waco, but we'll never know for sure. Petty will enter the 2014 season as a legitimate Heisman candidate for the Bears. Oklahoma's Trevor Knight is expected to be the second-best quarterback...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

This Oklahoma “Boomer Sooner” Hype Video Will Get OU Fans Jacked For 2014

There are many college football fans – including our team here at College Spun – who believe that Oklahoma is destined for an incredible season. The Sooners have been tabbed as a favorite for not only the Big 12, but also for a spot in the first College Football Playoff. Coming off of a dominating Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama, OU and its fans are ready to take the next step...
Via College Spun
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU Why or Why not – Oklahoma Edition

Photo Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America WVU Why or Why not – Oklahoma Edition by Jeff Vickers Now in their 3rd season, WVU has had its’ chance to familiarize itself with the all conference members, and the conference has had their chance to familiarize themselves to Mountaineer field. I will take a team-by-team look at this years conference schedule, the background...
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Oklahoma offensive players to watch this season

You know about Trevor Knight and Sterling Shepard. You know Eric Striker could be the Big 12's best defensive player. Here are a few players who aren't necessarily underrated, but are definitely under the radar on offense for the Sooners. Check back here for a series detailing the Oklahoma football team. Thursday we'll take a peek at some under the radar defensive players...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Looking Sharp at Manning Passing Academy

Oklahoma had one problem that harassed them through the majority of the season last year. Trevor Knight was named the starter at the start of the season, but was up and down during the regular season which led to Blake Bell getting a lot of playing time as well.Than came the Sugar Bowl where Knight destroyed one of the toughest defenses in the nation throwing for close to 350 yards...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

If you are looking for a “safe” bet, err, pick to make a run at the national title this season that is not named Florida State, then the Oklahoma Sooners might be your next logical choice. Sixteen starter return for Bob Stoops, a schedule is in place to show they are not immune to competition and the stars appear to be in alignment for what could be a magical year. It starts...
Via Football Nation
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dorial Green-Beckham Headed to Oklahoma? Maybe...

The internet is awesome. It can be a fantastic way to become informed about events around the world. It can also be a good way to spread all sorts of stupid rumors about all sorts of things. Most of the time they are obvious and easy to tell they are fake; other times--not so much.So when you hear the rumor about former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham possibly heading...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Big 12's top 10 quarterbacks for '14

No league has a better quarterback tradition than the Big 12 over the past 10 years, but last year's batch was inexperienced, and the result was one of the position's weaker years in the conference in quite awhile. This time around, every Big 12 team has a quarterback with substantial starting experience, which should mean higher quality play. The top four players on this...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Oklahoma Worth Wagering On? Here Are The Betting Odds On A Big 12 Title For Each Team In 2014

OU will need to win the Big 12. Many believe that the Oklahoma Sooners, who will be led by sophomore quarterback Trevor Knight this season, are a heavy favorite to find themselves in the inaugural College Football Playoff this upcoming January. But they’ll almost undoubtedly have to win the Big 12 to have a shot, considering that only four teams are taken from the entire country...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Oklahoma Sooners Schedule and Key Players Preview

The 2014 Oklahoma Sooners will enter the season with a lot of expectations after a great finish to last season. The Sooners defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 45-31 in last year’s Sugar Bowl behind their up tempo offense. The Tide had difficulties slowing down the explosive offense that the Sooners displayed and this has led to some big time expectations for Oklahoma this coming...
Via Football Nation
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football: 5 Reasons The Sooners Will Win It All In 2014-15

Oklahoma University football is back and appears to be better than almost every team in the country this season.Boomer Sooner rides again!As there are those of us who remember the likes of Billy Simms, Steve Williams, Batty Switzer and the Oklahoma/Nebraska rivalry over Thanksgiving weekend, let us take time to thank Bob Stoops for making Oklahoma another powerhouse in college football...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Expectations running high for Knight, Sooners

It’s going to be a bloodbath. Oklahoma will be embarrassed by the time the clock strikes zero. Such was the prevailing sentiment overwhelmingly expressed by outside pundits and analysts leading in to last season’s Sugar Bowl clash between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Oklahoma Sooners. Conventional wisdom undoubtedly sided with the notion that the Crimson Tide would be...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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