OU Football News - Page Two


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


(by Matt Hladik) Recently, multiple graphic designers have developed mock helmet concepts for college football and NFL teams, releasing these sometimes unconventional designs on the internet. The new-look helmets are just hypothetical creations, but they still illicit reaction...Read more w/pics
(by AP) A former University of Oklahoma football star is using a unique way to spread the word to young people on how to be responsible with their money. The Oklahoman reports that former Sooner and current Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles is working with Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller...Read more
(by Larry Brown) DeMarco Murray was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in large part thanks to a hearty endorsement from former Cowboys and Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer. Murray, 27, was drafted by the Cowboys in the third round in 2011. 70 players had already been drafted by the...Read more
(by Brian Brinkley) Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops addressed the media on Thursday, March 5, in Norman, two days before spring practice begins for the Sooners. OU will have a new look for next season, with four new assistant coaches and a new offensive approach...Read more w/videos
(by Luke McConnell) NORMAN, Oklahoma - All the snow and cold weather over the past few weeks have made it anything but spring, but spring football is right around the corner. Oklahoma will begin the process of rebounding from a disappointing 2014 season on Saturday when the...Read more w/video
(by Andrew Gilman) NORMAN, Okla. - The Oklahoma football begins spring practice Saturday but the Sooners won't be naming a starting quarterback any time soon. Coach Bob Stoops addressed the media Thursday afternoon to promote his team after an 8-5 season in 2014. In addition...Read more
(by Andrew Holleran) Joe Mixon is back on the Oklahoma football team, after being suspended for the entire 2014 season. The Sooners are set to begin spring practice on Saturday and Mixon, a former five-star recruit in the 2014 class, will participate. The 6-foot-2, 207-pound...Read more
According to sportsbook Bovada, Dallas is one of the favorites for Adrian Peterson's landing spot. The odds on: "Whose roster will Adrian Peterson be on for game 1 of the 2015 Regular Season?" Minnesota 5/6; Dallas 9/4; Indianapolis 5/1; Arizona 9/1; San Diego 10/1...Read more
(by Jake Trotter) Under Bob Stoops, Oklahoma has never had a quarterback competition so wide open. Trevor Knight, Baker Mayfield and Cody Thomas all own Big 12 starting experience. Redshirt freshman Justice Hansen is a former ESPN 300 signee. And all four will be operating with...Read more
(by Jake Trotter) Shortly after taking over as coach at Oklahoma in 1999, Bob Stoops inspected the practice fields. There, he was mortified to find chicken bones littering the grounds, remnants of a lax policy that had permitted fans to tailgate on Saturdays where the Sooners practiced during...Read more
(by Jake Trotter) Oklahoma will open its spring drills this weekend. Below is a preview of what to look for from the Sooners this spring: Offensive returner ready to take next step: From Vince Carter to Jon Cooper to Gabe Ikard, the Sooners have enjoyed a strong run of All-American-caliber centers...Read more
(by Dave Peters) The Saints are looking to trade linebacker Curtis Lofton, according to NFL.com National Insider Ian Rapoport. Lofton hasn't missed a regular season game since entering the league in 2008. He had a team-high 144 total tackles in 2014...Read more
(by Braden Gall/Athlon Sports) Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. After both barely missed a shot at the College Football Playoff...Read more
WWE legend Jim Ross joins Bruce Feldman on The Audible for part I of a two-part interview to discuss his beloved Oklahoma Sooners, why change is good for Bob Stoops and OU, which coaches he thinks would make the best wrestling characters, why Steve Spurrier is the...Read more w/audio
(by Ryan Gerbosi) Oklahoma’s 2012 recruiting class was considered the second-best in the Big 12 and No. 11 in the nation at the time, but how does it hold up today. The young men that signed in that class are about to enter their fourth season on campus with many about to use their...Read more
(by Brandon Chatmon) How is Samaje Perine going to get enough touches? That was the immediate question when Bob Stoops picked Lincoln Riley to run Oklahoma’s offense. Riley’s philosophy didn’t seem to be the ideal fit for an offense that looked poised to be built around the sophomore...Read more
(by Nick Underhill) It's often said that NFL players make the most growth between their first and second years in the league. So much of that first year is spent figuring things out. Figuring out where the meeting rooms are locating. Figuring out how to speak the language in the playbook...Read more
(by Michael David Smith) The NFL's reigning Offensive Player of the Year is 27 years old, in his prime, and about to hit unrestricted free agency. If any running back can make a fortune in today's NFL, it’s DeMarco Murray. But Murray may discover that no running back can make a fortune...Read more
(by Tim Twentyman) Lions general manager Martin Mayhew has always been a big fan of wide receiver Ryan Broyles. Mayhew selected Broyles in the second round of the 2012 draft in hopes that he could become a catching machine in the NFL much like he was during his college days at Oklahoma...Read more
A SPORTS star from Crawley who moved to the USA at the age of 14 has married his American sweetheart. Tom Wort was born in the town and lived in Ifield before leaving for America as a child when his dad Brian found work out there. He became a well-known name with...Read more w/pic
(by Dan Lyons) 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...Read more w/pics
(by Mark Lane) The Dallas Cowboys have one franchise tag to use on March 2, and Cowboys Vice President Stephen Jones made clear Saturday that tag will be used on wide receiver Dez Bryant. Jones described talks with unrestricted free agent running back DeMarco Murray's agents as...Read more
(by Anthony Cosenza) While fans love to think they know all of the dynamics in a professional sports organization's locker room, sometimes things just aren't what they seem. Case in point could be Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham, a former first round selection slated for free agency in about...Read more
(by Ryan Gerbosi) Charlie Strong appears to be the luckiest football coach in America, at least according to one national writer. ESPN.com’s Travis Haney ranked the 24 best coaching jobs in the country, splitting the list into four tiers with the Longhorns’ gig leading the way...Read more
(by Ryan Gerbosi) Oklahoma fans often triumphantly point a sole finger skyward, declaring a simple fact -- "There’s only one Oklahoma." While every school thinks its special and has its own tradition, not many can boast the same kind of prestige as the Sooners do in the landscape...Read more

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