No. 19 Oklahoma OK without hype heading into opener

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) TCU and Baylor are getting most of the hype in the Big 12 this season. Oklahoma is fine with that. The Sooners entered last season with a No. 4 ranking, boldly talking about securing a berth in the college football playoff. But a season derailed by injuries and close losses culminated in a 40-6 loss to Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl and a disappointing 8...
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Bold predictions for Sooners' season opener against Akron

New offensive coordinator, new quarterback, new attitude, new South endzone construction at Oklahoma's Memorial stadium. But man, even with all the changes at Oklahoma, doesn't it feel like that 8-5 season of 2014 is like a fungus that won't clear up? Saturday we get to see if there's any sort of hangover, ill-effects or general malaise left over from losing in the Russell Athletic...
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How much will we learn from OU against Akron?

Oklahoma opens its season Saturday evening against Akron. A week from Saturday, on Sept. 12, the Sooners play at Tennesee, which means we may not know how much OU will show against the Zips in Norman, Okla. New offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley is likely eager to display the Air Raid offense, but how much of it he wants to disclose is still a major question. We'll also find out...
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OSU and OU senior quarterbacks will start the season on the bench

Oklahoma and Oklahoma State have some really experienced quarterbacks this season. Who will be starting it on the bench. Trevor Knight, owner of a Sugar Bowl win for Oklahoma and 16 career starts, won't be the first quarterback on the field Sept. 5 for the Sooners against Akron. Baker Mayfield gets the chance to be the first-team quarterback. At Oklahoma State, J.W. Walsh is 7-3...
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Baker Mayfield named Oklahoma's starting quarterback

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- No. 19 Oklahoma has named Baker Mayfield the starting quarterback over last year's starter, Trevor Knight. Coach Bob Stoops made the announcement Monday. "It's been a very tight battle among those three guys," Stoops said in a statement. "Baker, Trevor and Cody have all made substantial progress, and I feel we can win with any of them." Mayfield sat out last...
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Oklahoma names Mayfield as starting QB over incumbent Knight

NORMAN, Okla. -- No. 19 Oklahoma has named Baker Mayfield the starting quarterback over last year's starter, Trevor Knight. Coach Bob Stoops made the announcement Monday. "It's been a very tight battle among those three guys," Stoops said in a statement. "Baker, Trevor and Cody have all made substantial progress, and I feel we can win with any of them." Mayfield sat out last season...
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Oklahoma, Texas A&M Name Starting Quarterbacks For 2015 Season

With less than two weeks remaining until their respective season openers, two of college football’s power programs have named their starting quarterbacks for the 2015 season. At Oklahoma, the Sooners went out on a limb and did not give the starting job to returning quarterback Trevor Knight. Instead, they selected someone who transferred from another Big XII school: Breaking...
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Baker Mayfield named Oklahoma's starting quarterback

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) No. 19 Oklahoma has named Baker Mayfield the starting quarterback over last year's starter, Trevor Knight. Coach Bob Stoops made the announcement Monday. ''It's been a very tight battle among those three guys,'' Stoops said in a statement. ''Baker, Trevor and Cody have all made substantial progress, and I feel we can win with any of them.'' Mayfield sat out last...
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Mayfield is the starter

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops made it official on Thursday, picking Baker Mayfield as the starting quarterback.   Trevor Knight had started the past two openers for the Sooners. Mayfield, a former walk-on at Texas Tech who became a starter, also walked on at Oklahoma before last season. He sat out all of 2014. "It's been a very tight battle among those three guys," Stoops said in a...
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Report: Baker Mayfield to be named Oklahoma starter

As the 2015 college football season approaches, positional battles are reaching their conclusion as coaches around the nation prepare to set their final depth chart. For the Oklahoma Sooners, one of the most intriguing battles was under center and a report on Monday indicates head coach Bob Stoops has made a decision on who his starting quarterback will be. According to Ryan Aber...
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Reports: Baker Mayfield Will Be Named Oklahoma’s Starting Quarterback

According to multiple reports, the Oklahoma Sooners’ quarterback race has been decided. It appears that Texas Tech transfer Baker Mayfield has edged out incumbent starter Trevor Knight and redshirt sophomore Cody Thomas to handle the starting job in new offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley’s offense. Breaking: A source tells the Tulsa World that Oklahoma will name Baker Mayfield...
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Sooner QBs developing bond despite battle for starting position

For now, and maybe it's because Oklahoma Bob Stoops hasn't named a starter yet, but the Sooner quarterbacks have developed a tight bond. Trevor Knight, Baker Mayfield and Cody Thomas are all in the running to be the starter when the Sooners open the season Sept. 5 against Akron and Stoops says he's noticed how close they have become. “I see them going to dinner together; I see...
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Is OU or OSU this season's TCU?

Oklahoma lost to Oklahoma State in overtime, barely fell to Kansas State and TCU. Meanwhile, Oklahoma State was just a play away from being under .500 and missing out on a bowl game. Could either team do what TCU did last season and rebound in a big way? OU has a new offense, a new offensive coordinator and will have a new quarterback. Similar to last year when TCU had Trevone Boykin...
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Is Trevor Knight the next Trevone Boykin?

New offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley is a former Texas Tech assistant. His system, which he ran there and then took to East Carolina, is a pass-happy offense, perfect for a throwing quarterback. Perfect for Baker Mayfield, it seems. Mayfield, a former Texas Tech quarterback, who is now at Oklahoma. Conventional wisdom says Mayfield will be the starter when the Sooners open the...
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NCB 2015 Previews: Oklahoma Sooners

What a weird year. The 2013 Oklahoma Sooners weren’t as good as their 11-2 record might suggest, but that didn’t stop them from falling butt-first into the Sugar Bowl where they hit Alabama in the mouth. The Tide folded and the Sooners pulled off an unlikely 45-31 win on the arm of Trevor Knight, who [&hellip The post NCB 2015 Previews: Oklahoma Sooners appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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SQ Top-25 Preview: #19 Oklahoma

The college football staff at SQ have put together a ranking of the top-25 teams heading into 2015. To get our readers prepared for the upcoming season, the staff has created a preview for each one of these teams. Today’s focus is on #19 Oklahoma.Team: Oklahoma SoonersSQ Ranking: 192014 Record: 8-5Finish in AP Poll: Not RankedHead Coach: Bob Stoops (17th Year)Key Arrivals: DT Neville...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Samaje Perine’s workout is insane, he’s also jacked

Samaje Perine burst onto the scene as a true freshman when he broke the NCAA single-same rushing yards record against Kansas last season. He rushed for 427 just one week after former Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon did it against Nebraska with 408 yards. College Spun shared a story that Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight told regarding Perine’s workout. The tale of the sophomore...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Trevor Knight won’t transfer from Oklahoma even if No. 2

While it hasn’t been receiving the type of attention that the Ohio State Buckeyes, Georgia Bulldogs or Florida State Seminoles quarterback competitions have seen, the Oklahoma Sooners are still attempting to determine who will lead the team in 2015. At Oklahoma, Katy Perry’s crush Trevor Knight will be competing with Texas Tech transfer Baker Mayfield for the No. 1 job. With...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Trevor Knight not going to transfer if he loses starting job

Trevor Knight entered 2014 with all kinds of hype after dominating Alabama in the Sugar Bowl the year before, but his season did not go as planned. Knight threw for 2,300 yards, with 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions, and completed 56.6% of his passes. He missed the three final games of the regular season, and had a very poor performance—17-for-37 for 103 yards and three picks—in...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB competition is still very tight

The Oklahoma Sooners are looking to bounce back after a disappointing season last year. Their success will heavily depend on the type of play they get at the quarterback position. According to College Spun, head Coach Bob Stoops made it known that there will be an open competition for who will take snaps under center come this fall. Most thought it would be former Texas Tech starter...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Knight's seat at Big 12 media days figures to get mighty hot

People might assume Bob Stoops' seat is getting hot at Oklahoma. That might or might not be true. But there's no doubt quarterback Trevor Knight will be feeling some heat when he arrives in Dallas, along with the Stoops and linebacker Eric Striker, for Big 12 media days Monday and Tuesday.Stoops will be tossed the obvious questions, about last season's disappointment, about installing...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football: Photos: Is Trevor Knight Dating A Clemson Cheerleader?

Oklahoma faced off against Clemson in last season’s Russell Athletic Bowl, and things didn’t go very well for the Sooners. The Tigers trounced the Big 12 power 40-6, and quarterback Trevor Knight was just 17-for-37 for 103 yards and three interceptions in the game. Based on some Instagram pictures, all may not have been lost in Orlando that week for Knight, however. Based on...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

No time to panic: OU QB Mayfield only suffering from shoulder fatigue

There have been a strange occurrence of earthquakes in Oklahoma in recent years, but the quaking being felt most recently was that of Oklahoma Sooners fans at the news of Baker Mayfield's ailing shoulder.According to The Oklahoman, a source said Mayfield has not sustained any structural damage, and is simply suffering from shoulder fatigue from overuse. Earlier reports suggested...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

OU players band together to raise money for a special friend's family

It was February 2013 when Trevor Knight, Ty Darlington and Jed Barnett first met a little girl named McKenzie Horton. They met her at OU's Children's Hospital. She was there receiving chemotherapy.It was a routine visit that Oklahoma Sooners players make all the time, although rarely do these visits seem routine once the players begin to talk to the hospital's many young patients...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Fan Produces Parody Of Green Day’s “Minority” Entitled “Oklahoma Quarterback Derby”

The starting quarterback position at Oklahoma is unsettled heading into the summer, and an Oklahoma fan named Eric Kiper decided to have some fun with the competition. Kiper posted a video on his YouTube channel entitled “Oklahoma Quarterback Derby” and it’s a parody of the Green Day hit “Minority.” The lyrics, performed by Ryan Snipes, are pretty catchy and the images...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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