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

(by Ryan Gerbosi) We’re continuing our look at the top 25 players on each area roster today as the Sooners gear up for fall camp and the season. Here’s a look at the Nos. 20-16 players on OU’s roster. 20. Jamal Danley, Jr. OG. Danley arrives from East Mississippi CC where he won a national...Read more
(by Ryan Buck) YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The football coaching profession is a transient business. Moving from team to team or school to school is the name of the game. For many in perhaps the most well-known cradle of coaches in the sport, there is one place, however...Read more
(by John Breech) When former Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray got married in Dallas on Saturday, he probably didn't think his nuptials would turn into a Wedding Crashers sequel, but that's what happened over the weekend thanks to a curious Cowboys fan who decided he wanted to...Read more
(by Ryan Gerbosi) The Sooners haven't had as much attention on them as usual after a disappointing 8-5 season, but everyone still wants to hear what the man in charge has to say. Bob Stoops had plenty to answer for this offseason, and we've complied some of his top quotes from...Read more
(by Adam Schein) For so many reasons, Murray tops the charts for me. First of all, I think Dallas made a major miscalculation in letting the reigning rushing king and Offensive Player of the Year walk in free agency. The Cowboys didn't want to overpay a running back, essentially banking...Read more
(by David Fucillo) The San Francisco 49ers wrapped up their offseason workout program with three true quarterbacks on the roster: Colin Kaepernick, Blaine Gabbert and Dylan Thompson. However, as we know, the team has a quarterback converted to tight end in fourth round pick Blake Bell...Read more
(by Connor Murray) For the first half of the 2014 season, the Oklahoma Sooners looked destined for an appearance in the College Football Playoff. Building off an upset win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl in the previous year, Oklahoma started the year red hot, blowing the doors off its...Read more
[snip] Baylor has decimated Oklahoma each of the last two seasons by a combined 89-26. The tide does not seem to be turning. The Sooners lost many of their top linemen and have a big question mark at quarterback. Trevor Knight does return, but backups Baker Mayfield and Cody Thomas...Read more
Question: Which Big 12 power coach needs the bigger improvement this season: Charlie Strong or Bob Stoops? Rick Gosselin: Stoops has won at Oklahoma. Strong needs to start winning at Texas. Oklahoma and Texas are national programs that should compete for national...Read more
(by Rick Brown) When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took defensive tackle Gerald McCoy with the third pick of the 2010 NFL Draft, they knew they had a future star on their hands. McCoy is a natural leader, which is why the team wanted him to be the foundation of its defense. He is not shy to give...Read more
(by Dean Berhow-Goll) San Francisco 49ers fans might not know a great deal about Blake Bell, a tight end out of Oklahoma who the club picked in the fourth round. The massive former quarterback earned the nickname "Belldozer" standing at 6-foot-6, 259 pounds and literally bulldozing...Read more
(by Paul Franklin) When Ben Bench visits the old neighborhood in Northwest Oklahoma City, in spring or early summer, he and childhood buddy Sam Bradford try and get in a few rounds of golf; generally at the Oak Tree Country Club in the suburb of Edmond. High school classmates...Read more
San Francisco 49ers fans are about to learn what Oklahoma Sooners fans experienced over the last four years: Blake Bell will pursue his goals no matter the obstacle placed in front of him. The 6-foot-6, 259-pounder earned the nickname "Belldozer" because of his physical, pounding...Read more
(by RJ Young) Legendary sportscaster Bob Barry Jr. died on Saturday. Carson Cunningham related a story to me once about the man that I thought I should share once more here...Read more w/audio
(by AP) OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma sports figures joined with people across the state Sunday in mourning the death of longtime sportscaster Bob Barry Jr., who was killed in an automobile accident. Barry's death united officials from the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State...Read more
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A legend in Oklahoma sports broadcasting passed away on Saturday when Bob Barry Jr. died in a motorcycle accident in Oklahoma City. Barry, the sports director at KFOR Channel 4 in Oklahoma City, was riding on north May Avenue at approximately 4 p.m. when...Read more
(by Buck Ringgold) Former Oklahoma and NFL tight end Keith Jackson says he has some bittersweet memories whenever he visits Fort Smith. "I have bittersweet thoughts about being in Fort Smith and I'll tell you why," Jackson said. "I've got a national championship, I've got a Super Bowl...Read more
(by Elias Faneuff) After predicting the Oklahoma football team will be 7-1 at this point, I will now look towards the remaining games of the schedule. In weeks 9-12, the Oklahoma football team will be facing three teams that they lost to in 2014. Assuming that there’s no injured...Read more
It's never easy to replace a legendary broadcaster who had become synonymous with the teams whose games he delivered over the air waves. Yet Oklahoma's play-by-play voice Toby Rowland is doing a good job of it. On Wednesday, OU inked Rowland to a five-year contract...Read more
(by Brian Davis) Texas football fans may be griping about higher season ticket prices. But football fans are still gobbling up seats, according to the most recent numbers obtained by the American-Statesman. Last season, Texas athletics sold 57,233 season tickets to the public, suite holders...Read more [$]
(by Pat Yasinskas) TAMPA, Fla. -- The most powerful voice in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' locker room has given rookie quarterback Jameis Winston some strong advice. "The thing I told him is just to be a rookie," All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy said. "Don't try to come turn the...Read more
(by Tom Fornelli) [snip] While it will always seem strange to consider Oklahoma a darkhorse in the world of college football, I think the term applies to the Sooners in 2015. Now, if you think back to this time a year ago, the Sooners were coming off a dominating Sugar Bowl win...Read more w/video
On Sept. 12, the Oklahoma Sooners and Tennessee Volunteers will meet inside of a packed Neyland Stadium with two totally different dynamics at work. The Volunteers see the matchup on their home turf as a chance to announce to their suffering fans, and the college football world, that they are...Read more
(by Jeremy Warnemuende) After a season of disappointing play out of the middle linebacker spot, the Raiders went out and signed Curtis Lofton this offseason to help stabilize the Oakland Defense. With the veteran linebacker, the Raiders once again have someone they can rely on in the...Read more
(by Ryan Gerbosi) There’s plenty of uncertainty on the Oklahoma offense entering 2015 after the fallout from an 8-5 season. With co-coordinators Josh Heupel and Jay Norvell replaced by Air Raid guru Lincoln Riley, the unit is set to take a different shape as the coaches make some key...Read more

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