Sooners' 2015 hopes ride on arm of yet unnamed quarterback

It's all about the quarterback. That might sound overly simplistic, but it's true. A team can possess a magnificent rushing attack, but if it the quarterback can't consistently make smart, efficient decisions that help move the chains and keep defenses honest, the odds for success deteriorate greatly.Hello, Oklahoma Sooners.It was more than just sloppy quarterback play that derailed...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

In unfamiliar territory, Sooners now a dark horse to make playoff

Superior talent is the great differentiator between college football's elite programs and everybody else.The Oklahoma Sooners are used to being elite. But like its Big 12 powerhouse brethren south of the Red River, times they are a changing. These days, Baylor and TCU are the league's power brokers while the Sooners and Texas Longhorns desperately try to reclaim their old status...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Uncertain Sooners check in at No. 17 in Athlon preseason top 25

The reality of the Sooners' uncertain situation entering the 2015 season continues to come into focus as the preseason top 25 polls roll out. Shortly after Sporting News ranked Oklahoma No. 20, Athlon has the Sooners pegged at No. 17.The magazine raises many of the same questions that have come up since Oklahoma's ugly loss to Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl ended a disappointing...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football: Analyzing the Sooners QB competition

Trevor Knight The 2014 football season for the Oklahoma Sooners was a disappointing one. The team started 4-0 and the first ***** in the armor came in a loss to TCU. The Sooner also suffered heartbreaking losses at home against Kansas State, Oklahoma State, and Baylor and were embarrassed in the Russell Athletic Bowl against Clemson. The season resulted with the Sooners going...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: OU QB Baker Mayfield Snags Ridiculous 1-Handed Catch After Practice

There are many who believe that Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, who transferred in from Texas Tech a year ago, is going to wind up starting over Trevor Knight this fall. Perhaps the Sooners should also be taking a look at what other positions Mayfield can play. Friday afternoon, Mayfield posted a video of himself making a ridiculous turn-around one-handed catch on his high school’s...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nine college QBs who need to transfer

Everett Golson has announced that he will transfer from Notre Dame with one season of eligibility left. Golson isn’t the only talented...
Via Athlon Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Baker Mayfield Expected to be Named Oklahoma Sooners Starting Quarterback

During the 2013 season the quarterback position was in flux for the Oklahoma Sooners. At times it looked like Blake Bell was going to be the answer, but when Trevor Knight led the team to an upset win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl (and threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns) it appeared that the QB of the future was found.Last season did not go well for Knight and it appears that...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Why fourth in Big 12 is right where Sooners should be as spring ends

TCU is will be ranked in the top three when the preseason polls come out and is favorite to not only win the Big 12, but to land in the playoff as well.Baylor isn't far behind.So where does Oklahoma fit in the 2015 Big 12 picture? Coming out of spring, they can't be considered any better than fourth, behind Bedlam rival Oklahoma State, which at least has an exciting quarterback to...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Crenshaw’s Wife & Daughter, Manziel Spotted In Philly & Trevor Knight Shirtless

  You can watch the Reds go to 5-0 and Jordan Spieth run away with the Masters at the same time today. I’ll be outside since it’s been seven months since that has happened over two straight days. There’s SEC baseball to keep an eye on. There’s boxing on NBC later tonight. There’s college hockey tonight on ESPN. Yes, on ESPN! It should be a decent day for those of you...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Says He’s Up 15 Pounds And Has Improved His 40 Time To 4.52

After having a monster game in Oklahoma’s 2014 Sugar Bowl win over Alabama, Trevor Knight was hailed as a Heisman candidate ahead of this past season. Neither Knight nor Oklahoma lived up to expectations in 2014. The Sooners went 8-5, finishing the year with a 40-6 loss to Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Knight threw for 2,300 yards with 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Which returning starter at QB will show the most improvement in 2015?

Earlier today we rolled out the second installment of our weekly college football roundtables by continuing our discussion of 2015’s top quarterbacks. This afternoon, we return as TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join Kevin Causey and a rotating special guest in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. This morning we discussed which first...
Via The Student Section
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Shows Off The Ridiculous Amount Of Muscle He’s Added

Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight posted a photo of his shirtless self to Instagram this afternoon. And, well, he looks ridiculously good.  The 6-foot-1 quarterback was listed at 201 pounds last season. He appears to have added a pretty decent amount of muscle to his frame.  Check it out:    Me and @christiandaimler definitely had the cutest running partners this morning...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Trevor Knight And His Oklahoma Teammates Spent Their Saturday Afternoon Building A Snowman

We’ve seen plenty of college football fans enjoy the unexpected winter weather by making snowmen based on their favorite teams. Now, the players from big-time programs are getting in on the fun. Oklahoma football players, including quarterback Trevor Knight spent their Saturday afternoon building a pretty solid snowman. Based on the picture they took with it afterwards, one Sooner...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson Releases “Will You Get Back Up?” Hype Video Ahead Of Russell Athletic Bowl

Monday, the Clemson Tigers, winners of nine games in 2014, will take on Big 12 power Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The Tigers and Sooners combine for one of the most interesting matchups of this year’s bowl season. Clemson will be without its star quarterback Deshaun Watson, while Oklahoma will see its signal-caller, Trevor Knight, return from injury. Sunday night, Clemson...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s Trevor Knight Cleared To Play Against Clemson In Russell Athletic Bowl

When the Russell Athletic Bowl kicks off on December 29, the Clemson Tigers will be without their starting quarterback, Deshaun Watson, who is having surgery to repair a torn ACL. Surprisingly, however, that the Oklahoma Sooners will have their starting signal-caller. Saturday, the school announced that Trevor Knight, who injured his spine against Baylor a few weeks ago, has been...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma looking to throw more with QB Thomas

Trevor Knight isn't going to play and Cody Thomas is going to have to throw the ball. Monday in Norman, Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops said Trevor Knight will miss his third game in a row after being injured in the second half against Baylor. Thomas played the rest of that game, started at Texas Tech and started at home against Kansas. But he's never had to worry about throwing...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas has been competitive more often than not under Bowen

NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma has turned back the clock, with old-school results. With quarterback Trevor Knight and star wide receiver Sterling Shepard nursing injuries, the 23rd-ranked Sooners have found their identity with an offense heavy on power football and option plays. Three weeks ago, Oklahoma ran for 510 yards in a 59-14 win over Iowa State, the most yards rushing for the...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas has been competitive more often than not under Bowen

NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma has turned back the clock, with old-school results. With quarterback Trevor Knight and star wide receiver Sterling Shepard nursing injuries, the 23rd-ranked Sooners have found their identity with an offense heavy on power football and option plays. Three weeks ago, Oklahoma ran for 510 yards in a 59-14 win over Iowa State, the most yards rushing for the...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 23 Oklahoma running game concerns Kansas

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma has found its identity with a bruising running game. With quarterback Trevor Knight and star wide receiver Sterling Shepard nursing injuries, the 23rd-ranked Sooners have turned to an offense heavy on power football and option plays. Three weeks ago, Oklahoma (7-3, 4-3 Big 12) ran for 510 yards in a 59-14 win over Iowa State, the most yards rushing for...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Knight won't play against Kansas, Thomas to start at QB for Sooners

Trevor Knight didn't play against Texas Tech and the Sugar Bowl winning quarterback won't play against Kansas, either. And now Oklahoma offensive coordinator Josh Heupel isn't committing to Knight when the Sooners take on Oklahoma State for Oklahoma's last regular-season game on Dec. 6. Freshman Cody Thomas played throughout the Sooners' 42-30 win at Texas Tech Saturday and Thomas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB Knight out vs. Kansas

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says quarterback Trevor Knight will miss his second straight game with a neck injury Saturday when the Sooners host Kansas. Knight was injured in the fourth quarter against Baylor, and he missed the next game, Oklahoma's 42-30 win over Texas Tech last Saturday. He has an 11-3 record as Oklahoma's starter, and he was the MVP of the Sugar...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s path to redemption continues with Texas Tech

The Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Tech Red Raiders are both out to redeem themselves after recent struggles. Both will have the chance to do so in an epic Big 12 clash on Saturday. Texas Tech’s bid to somehow earn a bowl game for the end of the year starts on November 15th, while they can simultaneously defeat a hated rival. The Sooners, on the other hand, come in at just 6-3...
Via The Student Section
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Confirms That Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Is Out This Saturday vs. Texas Tech

Oklahoma will be without its starting quarterback this Saturday vs. Texas Tech.  Trevor Knight, who suffered an injury during last Saturday’s 48-14 loss to Baylor, will not play against the Red Raiders. He has a neck injury and was not cleared to play by the Sooners’ medical staff.  Freshman quarterback Cody Thomas will make his first career start in Knight’s absence.  ...
Via College Spun
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Temporarily Paralyzed After Big Hit Late in Baylor Game

Saturday after the Baylor game Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Trevor Knight was spotted leaving the locker room in good spirits and walking around in no apparent discomfort. As this news leaked over the internet there were many that questioned whether he was actually injured or if he was just tired of getting drilled by Baylor's defense.After hearing that his MRI and x-rays were okay...
Via FatManWriting
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor, TCU Setting Frenzied Pace in Big 12

After the Baylor Bears finished dragging his unit up and down the field Saturday afternoon, Oklahoma Sooners defensive coordinator Mike Stoops made a telling comment in the postgame press conference regarding his attitude going into the game: “Well there is so much stress on your defense when you play Baylor. It is not only the scheme; it is the players who make the schemes. The...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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