OU Football News - Page Two

test(Articles from opponents' press and national sources along with a few other odds and ends)

CBSSports.com College Football writers pick the winners of every Top 25 game each week along with their picks vs. the spread. To switch between picks vs. the spread and straight-up picks, click on the desired tab below...Read more w/video
(by Josh Planos) ESPN’s "College Game Day" heads to for Stillwater for Saturday’s Bedlam game -- a showdown that carries significant College Football Playoff implications. No. 5 Oklahoma’s path is clear cut: win and they’re in; No. 11 Oklahoma State needs quite...Read more
(by Cliff Brunt/AP) NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma's defense quietly has become the Big 12's best under defensive coordinator Mike Stoops. Many fans were calling for Stoops to be fired last season, and he even was going to be forced to share the defensive coordinator...Read more
The University of Oklahoma has been named in the top 10 of most impressive historic college campuses in the nation, according to College Values Online. OU is the only Big 12 University in the top 10, joining the ranks of other universities, such as Princeton and...Read more
(by Brian Harper) There’s no better illustration to show just how much Baker Mayfield means to the #5 Oklahoma Sooners than just last Saturday against TCU. The junior quarterback spent much of the first quarter carving up the Horned Frogs, throwing two touchdown passes that...Read more
(by Dennis Dodd) NORMAN, Okla. -- If you want to get to Bob Stoops, suggest to him what he can't do ... like win the big one. Oklahoma's coach works in as deep a bunker as any of his peers during the season. Stoops admitted Monday that he hadn't heard fellow Big 12...Read more w/video
(by John Henry) Rivalry week in the Big 12 culminates with the biggest game, the annual Bedlam Series game between Sooner State archrivals No. 7 Oklahoma and No. 6 Oklahoma State on Saturday. The regular-season finale for each represents a chance for both to stake claim to...Read more
(by Shehan Jeyarajah) Here are five quick thoughts from Tuesday's College Football Playoff poll. The complete poll can be found at the bottom of the article: 1. Here comes Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Sooners moved up to No. 3 in the country after a win over TCU this past...Read more
(by Jim Kleinpeter) For the past week, since the subject of Les Miles' future at LSU has come under scrutiny, many have weighed in on both sides of the matter. Coaches are particularly cautious when it comes to their profession. That's why Oklahoma's Bob Stoops said LSU...Read more
(by Bruce Campbell) NORMAN, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Sooners’ 30-29 victory over Texas Christian wasn’t a thing of beauty, preserved only after the Sooners -- who nearly blew a 17-point lead -- stopped a Horned Frogs' two-point conversion late in the game. OU had only one first...Read more
(by Cliff Brunt/AP) Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will do some light work at practice Monday, and hopes to play in Saturday's pivotal game against Oklahoma State after he was sidelined following a blow to the head in a win over TCU. Coach Bob Stoops says Monday...Read more
(by Stephen Czarda) Any time your star left tackle goes down with an injury, it is a scary situation. On Sunday, the Washington Redskins’ three-time Pro Bowler Trent Williams went down with a knee injury late in their 44-16 loss. It happened on the Redskins’ second to last drive...Read more
(by Randy Chambers) The Oklahoma Sooners and Oklahoma State Cowboys play Saturday night at Boone Pickens Stadium in the Bedlam Series. The Oklahoma Sooners look for their seventh straight road victory in hopes of remaining in the playoff hunt. Baker Mayfield...Read more
(by Jose Rodriguez) TCU suffered its second loss of the season Saturday night, going down 30-29. The Horned Frogs elected to go for two points and a win at Oklahoma, which fell short for the final result. TCU coach Gary Patterson and players answered questions afterward...Read more
(by Dean Blevins) NORMAN -- Bob Stoops gave positive indications today in our visits both on the air and off that injured OU quarterback Baker Mayfield may be able to return for Saturday’s Bedlam game. The Sooners would clinch their ninth Big 12 title and put themselves in a...Read more
(by Bryan Fischer) NORMAN, Okla. -- In a season where so many games seem to come down to one play, one coin-flip, one stop, whatever thin group of title contenders there is have to continually find a way to be on the right side of those 50/50 moments when the game...Read more
(by Stewart Mandel) Michigan State's upset of Ohio State coupled with Baylor's and Oklahoma's victories coupled with the fact we’re suddenly very close to the end of the season made this the hardest week yet. In particular, differentiating between Michigan State, Oklahoma...Read more
(by Joshua Friemel) Here are some highlights from Bob Stoops' postgame press conference following the Oklahoma Sooners' 30-29 win over TCU. On Baker Mayfield's health: "Just to be sure that everyone understands, our trainers and doctors were constantly with each series...Read more
(by Kevin Sherrington) NORMAN, Okla. -- A season that began with playoff and Heisman promise for TCU and was nearly salvaged by a gutsy gamble Saturday ultimately fell short; Oklahoma remains the Big 12's final, futile hope; and T. Boone Pickens will never know if...Read more
(by Brett Coppenbarger) NORMAN -- After a kooky second half that featured more than a few surprises, OU was able to survive a late-game TCU rally and hold on for a 30-29 victory to keep its Big 12 Championship and College Football Playoff aspirations alive. Samaje Perine...Read more
(by Zac Ellis) No. 7 Oklahoma stayed alive in the Big 12 race with a wild 30-29 win over No. 18 TCU in Norman. Here are three thoughts on the Sooners’ victory: 1. Early mistakes put TCU at too big a disadvantage against Oklahoma. The final score might not tell the whole story...Read more
NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma's Steven Parker batted away Bram Kohlhausen's 2-point conversion attempt with less than a minute left and the seventh-ranked Sooners survived a late rally to beat No. 11 TCU 30-29 on Saturday night. After trailing 30-13 in the fourth quarter...Read more w/video
TCU’s fourth-quarter rally came up just short when Bram Kohlhausen’s pass was swatted away on a 2-point conversion attempt with 51 seconds remaining, giving No. 7 Oklahoma a 30-29 victory. Kohlhausen entered the game late in the third quarter with the No. 18 Horned Frogs...Read more
(by Joshua Friemel) Gary Patterson might just have kept Oklahoma's CFP hopes alive. After TCU dominated the fourth quarter, the head coach opted to go for a two-point conversion to take the lead late in the game. The Sooners' defense came up big with a deflection to keep...Read more
(by Joe Starkey) You weren't the only one who wondered as recently as, oh, 40 days ago whether Landry Jones could play in the NFL. Jones wondered, too. "You go through different situations of doubting yourself and whether you can actually go out and play," Jones said...Read more

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