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OU Football News - Page Two


test(Articles from opponents' press and national sources along with free/partially free posts from OU pay sites plus a few other odds and ends)


Camp Battle: Tight End

(by Justin Hite) As fall camp winds down for Oklahoma, there are still a few battles left to be decided. During the next few days, Sooners Illustrated will bring you the six key positions that are still up for grabs. We will break down each candidate for the position, present the...Read more

Sooners In The NFL | Preseason Week 3

(by Jordan Esco) Week 3 of the NFL preseason is underway with Thursday night’s game that featured three former Sooners, though none of whom played much of a role in the outcome. Lot of action over the next two nights however, and as always we’ll continue to update you here...Read more

Boren and coaching staff take ALS ice bucket challenge

(by Eddie Radosevich) As temperatures soared near triple-digits Thursday in Norman. It wouldn't necessarily have been a bad day to choose, had you been looking to get a bucket of ice water dumped on your head. University of Oklahoma President David Boren and head...Read more w/video

Texas Tech lifts Mayfield's restriction

(by Justin Hite) Texas Tech has removed its opposition to block quarterback Baker Mayfield's opportunity at a scholarship this year with Oklahoma, CBSSports.com reported Thursday night. The Red Raiders remain against Mayfield being able to play this season, though...Read more

Sources: Bell is taking limited snaps at quarterback

(by John Shinn) Blake Bell is Oklahoma's starting tight end, but he isn’t finished taking practice snaps at quarterback. Multiple sources confirmed to the Transcript that Bell took a limited number of snaps as the No. 2 quarterback this week. The reason was that redshirt...Read more

Oklahoma Sooners vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs NCAAF Pick, Odds, Prediction - 8/30/14

(by Randy Chambers) The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and Oklahoma Sooners begin their college football season Saturday night at Memorial Stadium. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs return 13 starters from a team that won four games last season and struggled mightily on the offensive...Read more

Oklahoma football aims to find 'Sooner Magic' and make up for lost time

(by Tim Griffin/San Antonio Express-News) NORMAN, Okla. -- After drifting out of national relevance during the past several seasons, Oklahoma's swagger is back. An emerging defense returning nine starters and the growing confidence of sophomore quarterback Trevor Knight...Read more

Mailbag | Slide vs. Turnback Protection

(by JY) It's been a while since we’ve done a Mailbag. Many of you have asked for some more technical posts and we recently received a question asking about the difference between slide protection and turnback protection for offensive linemen. Slide Protection - is a zone...Read more

Norvell pleased with freshmen group

(by Bob Przybylo) Camp is just about over for Oklahoma as the focus will start to shift toward the Week 1 showdown against Louisiana Tech next weekend. One of the more intriguing parts of camp was wondering how OU’s young wide receivers would turn out. There were high...Read more

Bob Stoops: 'There are 3 ways you improve your team'

(by Chris Vannini) As Mark Stoops begins his second season at Kentucky, brother Bob Stoops begins No. 16 at Oklahoma. Bob, who won a national championship in his second season, joined the SiriusXM College Sports Nation crew and talked about what his brother is trying to build in...Read more

Camp Battle: Wide receiver

(by Justin Hite) As fall camp winds down for Oklahoma, there are still a few battles left to be decided. During the next few days, Sooners Illustrated will bring you the six key positions that are still up for grabs. We will break down each candidate for the position, present the...Read more

TFB's First Annual 'Staff Picks' (Round Two)

(by Jordan Esco) In an effort to avoid duplicate picks, we'll go about our selections in something of a draft format. The beauty of this is there really is no set criteria for how you determine your picks. We'll offer up a relatively brief explanation as to why we picked...Read more

Former Jenks standout has legacy to carry on

(by RJ Young) Jenks recruiting coordinator Carl Johnson was standing next to Jenks coach Allan Trimble and Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops on the sideline. Stoops had just gotten back to OU a little earlier in that year after leaving Arizona where he was the head coach...Read more

Q&A with Oklahoma fan and WWE legend Jim Ross

(by Andrew Gilman) Jim Ross is one of the biggest names in Pro Wrestling. The Oklahoman is a WWE Hall of Famer who has more than 1 million followers on Twitter (@JrsBBQ) and his Ross Report podcast is one of the most popular downloads on iTunes. Ross is also one of the biggest...Read more

Sooners Put Two on CBS All-America Team

(by Kevin Flaherty) Oklahoma put two players on CBSSports.com's Preseason All-America Team, including linebacker Eric Striker on the first team. Striker made 50 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks a year ago, but really seemed to come alive late in the year...Read more

Sugar Bowl Winning QB Trevor Knight on Campbell Watch List

(by C. Austin Cox) When you win the battle against a Belldozer for the starting quarterback job on one of the most well-known teams in America and then go on to win the Sugar Bowl over Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide in such a dominating fashion that women in the stands lose...Read more

Bob Stoops: Jim Harbaugh Will Like Trey Millard

(by Taylor Price) "Fat Daddy." Also known as Trey Millard. The former Oklahoma fullback, selected by San Francisco in the seventh-round of the draft, has more than a killer nickname. The 6-foot-2, 247-pound jack-of-all-trades has the kind of versatility that made him a popular...Read more

Oklahoma unveils 'Walk of Champions'

(by Justin Hite) Saturday's won't just be about football in the fall. Well, they'll be mostly about football. Oklahoma unveiled a "Walk of Champions" for each Saturday during the fall football schedule at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Two hours before each game...Read more

Shannon's saga continues

(by Bob Przybylo) Nothing was settled Wednesday as the attorneys for the University of Oklahoma and OU football player Frank Shannon met with a court referee at the state Supreme Court, who will make a recommendation to the justices regarding the case. Shannon was suspended from...Read more

Big 12 coaches against AP Top 25 teams

(by Brandon Chatmon) The Wall Street Journal took an interesting look at how college football's coaches have fared against AP Top 25 teams during their careers. Oklahoma's Bob Stoops has the best overall record at 50-23, a clear sign of the program’s consistency and success in big...Read more

Sooners living on edge during camp

(by Justin Hite) For the next week, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops will be holding his breath, knocking on wood, throwing salt over his shoulder, crossing his fingers and jumping over every crack he encounters on the sidewalks of Norman. Anything he can do to no jinx his team...Read more

Oklahoma vs. Louisiana Tech - Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Predictions

(by Dan Lyons) While Oklahoma fans are still basking in the glow of their last football game, a 45-31 Sugar Bowl upset win over Alabama, the Sooners have even bigger goals in 2014-15. In large part because of the Alabama win, Oklahoma hype is through the roof, and the Sooners are...Read more

DGB entrance already producing unforeseen fallout

(by David Ubben) Almost a century ago, a faction of Americans were tired of excessive alcohol consumption and "moral corruption." They blamed alcohol for reports of domestic abuse and didn't love the political power some major brewing companies possessed. Their solution: Pass an...Read more

OU's top RB to be decided on game days

(by Brandon Chatmon) Bob Stoops chuckled before answering the question. "I thought they were kind of small," Oklahoma's veteran coach said during Big 12 media days last month after being asked about trying to replace the Sooners "big" trio of running backs. Big, small or...Read more

TFB's First Annual 'Staff Picks' (Round One)

(by Jordan Esco) Some of you that followed me here from my previous Internet stop may remember this feature, although we have decided to give it a different name. (But I believe those who are familiar with the previous version will still know what I’m referring to. If it matters...Read more

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