OU Football News - Page Two


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


(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
(by AP) ST. LOUIS -- Chris Weinke is looking forward to working with Sam Bradford. Weinke, the former Florida State star, is the St. Louis Rams new quarterback coach. Weinke and Bradford bonded for 3 1/2 hours over dinner during the NFL combine that was part of the...Read more
(by Kyle Meinke) INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Broyles has played in just 11 games the past two years. He's caught just 10 passes. And he's still somehow one of the Detroit Lions' most popular players. Fans struggled to understand last year how the former second-round pick could lead...Read more
(by Brandon Chatmon) A potential first-round pick and one of the Big 12’s top young defensive coaches have left Oklahoma since the end of the 2014 season, leaving the Sooners searching for answers at the defensive tackle position. The quarterback derby will get the headlines...Read more
(by Ryan Gerbosi) Another NFL scouting combine is in the books, and another crop of Sooners has done what it can to impress scouts and executives looking for talent in the upcoming draft. While some stood out with impressive performances, a few didn’t do themselves...Read more
(by Nick Wagoner) EARTH CITY, Mo. -- In the latest churn of the Sam Bradford rumor mill, reports surfaced Tuesday that the Buffalo Bills are considering making a trade offer for the St. Louis Rams quarterback. As is becoming increasingly common in this age of social media...Read more
(by Andrew Boardwine) Over the rest of the month, FanSided 150 will be taking an in-depth look at each of the top-25 recruiting classes. We will be giving a perspective on some of the talented prospects that signed with each team and overview each class. Today, we will be looking...Read more
(by Matt Bonesteel) Multiple sources have told Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports that the Buffalo Bills are eyeing a trade for St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford, who was the No. 1 pick of the 2010 NFL draft but has been beset by injuries throughout his career. The Bills had...Read more
(by Mike Florio) The Vikings want running back Adrian Peterson to return. Peterson, despite recently saying "of course" he wants to play for the Vikings, has serious misgivings. Those two schools of thought have not yet collided. Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that Peterson...Read more
(by Barry McBride) Jason Cole apparently got an offer he couldn't resist from Bleacher Report, and, God bless 'im, he's delivered a take of interest to those of here in Cleveland. Cole proclaims that the oft-injured Rams QB Sam Bradford is the Browns number one option this off-season, despite the Rams...Read more
(by Dan Hanzus) DeMarco Murray might not be back with the Dallas Cowboys in 2015. If he returns, expect his workload to be relaxed. "I don't think we would go into a season now with Murray thinking that he was going to have the load that he had last year," Jones said Saturday in Indianapolis...Read more
(by Luke McConnell) NORMAN -- The Oklahoma women's basketball team has been a pleasant surprise this season, rolling up a16-9 record and a 10-4 record in the Big 12, good for second place in the conference by a full three games. While no one really saw the Sooners experiencing this...Read more
(by Brady Vardeman) On day one of the NFL combine, former Oklahoma tight end Blake Bell turned heads with his performance Friday. Bell’s 20- and 60-yard shuttle drill times ranked second-best among tight ends. In the 40-yard dash, Bell clocked in at No. 5 for his position...Read more
(by John Taylor) Every time we post on the Joe Mixon off-field situation, we’re inevitably asked in the comments section or in a handful of emails if either, one, the video of the incident has been released or, two, if the video will be released. In regards to the latter question -- and the former...Read more
(by Darin Gantt) Jeff Fisher made it clear Friday morning that he wants to keep Sam Bradford. But he also made it clear he needs an option to the oft-injured quarterback going into this season. Speaking at the podium at the NFL Scouting Combine, Fisher said reports that Bradford was...Read more
(by Ryan Gerbosi) The Sooners have their fair share of needs to fill in the starting lineup this spring, and potential battles are already taking shape as OU tries to bounce back from an 8-5 season. Here's a look at three key positions to keep an eye on this spring. Cornerback -- So many...Read more
(by Coley Harvey) INDIANAPOLIS -- It was an opportunity for Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis to give one of his biggest unrestricted free agents a ringing endorsement. The endorsement didn't come. It's possible it never will. Asked at the NFL combine Thursday afternoon if there...Read more
NORMAN -- University of Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops named Diron Reynolds to his staff as defensive line coach Thursday. Reynolds most recently served at Stanford University following over a decade of coaching in the NFL ranks with Indianapolis, Miami and Minnesota...Read more
NORMAN -- Kickoff for the OU Spring Game presented by U.S. Fleet Tracking is set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11 at Gaylord Family -- Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. New for 2015, fans will be able to purchase tailgating cuisine from some of the area’s top food trucks as part of the Great Food...Read more
(by John Taylor) One week after officially losing an assistant to the NFL, Oklahoma has reportedly turned to a long-time NFL assistant to fill that hole on Bob Stoops' coaching staff. According to multiple media outlets, including FootballScoop.com and FOXSports.com's Bruce Feldman...Read more
(by Brandon Chatmon) A glimpse at the Ultimate 300 underscores the greatness of Oklahoma’s Class of 2006. The Sooners signees included five members of the Ultimate 300 including the Big 12’s top-ranked member, Gerald McCoy at No. 19. The Class of 2006 was the foundation of OU’s...Read more
(by Igor Mello) Rams quarterback Sam Bradford has permission to request a trade, and his agent will speak with other teams this offseason, reports CBSSports.com NFL Insider Jason La Canfora. Because the Rams may have a high asking price for Bradford, the team may prefer...Read more
(by Zach Barnett) Oklahoma’s collapse against Oklahoma State and Clemson may have cost the Sooners more than just a couple games. It probably cost co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell his job, which in turn cost OU a season of Dorial Green-Beckham. At least, that's how NFL Network's...Read more
(by Matt Hladik) Domestic violence is no joke, and it’s a topic that has reared it’s ugly head too often around professional football lately. Usually, it is a male-on-female crime, but Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops has given his players clear and concise advice should they ever find themselves...Read more

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