OU Football News - Page Two

Articles from opponents' press and national sources along with a few other odds and ends
Looking for a Kansas vs. Oklahoma preview? Stick around. We’ve got all of the pre-game analysis before the Big 12 matchup. Saturday, Oct. 29, the Kansas Jayhawks take on the Oklahoma Sooners. The game, to be played at Memorial Stadium in...Read more
(by Brady Vardeman) The last time we saw Oklahoma’s defense, things went less-than-spectacularly. Against Texas Tech, the Sooners surrendered 854 yards of total offense, including 819 yards to QB Patrick Mahomes, alone -- a new FBS record. But, this week, OU transitions from facing one of the Big 12’s best offenses to, arguably...Read more (Limited number of free article views w/DMN)
(by C. Austin Cox) Things are never easy for the Kansas Jayhawks during the college football season and things will only get more difficult this Saturday night when KU travels to Norman to take on the No. 16 Oklahoma Sooners. So far this season, there has been some noticeable improvement by the Jayhawks under second-year head...Read more
(by Brady Vardeman) Here are five things for Oklahoma fans to know about the Sooners’ next opponent -- the Kansas Jayhawks. 1) Kansas’ defense is among the best in the Big 12 Kansas may sit at 1-6 overall and 0-4 in conference play, but several Oklahoma players and coaches raved about the Jayhawks’ defense...Read more (Limited number of free article views w/DMN)
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 Dennis Dodd) Was Oklahoma-Texas Tech good for college football? The Sooners' 66-59 win Saturday may have elicited more emotion than any game this season. It wasn't just a score; it was a scoring orgy. Defense wasn't optional; it was nonexistent. Traditionalists gasped. To paraphrase a certain Alabama head coach: Is this...Read more w/video
Baker Mayfield has his teammate’s backs, on and off the field. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield came to the aid of wide receiver Nick Basquine on Twitter this afternoon. Basquine released a powerful statement in support of his mother, who raised him alone. Basquine...Read more
Oklahoma wide receiver Nick Basquine has released a statement on his father. Oklahoma sophomore wide receiver Nick Basquine, who walked onto the team in 2014, has become a real asset for the program. This year, he’s hauled in 12 passes for 196 yards and two touchdowns...Read more
(by Brady Vardeman) Pass-rushing LB Ogbonnia Okoronkwo likely won't be available for the Sooners this weekend against Kansas, coach Bob Stoops announced Tuesday evening on his radio show. Okoronkwo played more than 100 snaps last week against Texas Tech, but was escorted out of the Sooners' locker room by EMTs...Read more
(by STATS LLC) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops found himself playing defense earlier this week, something his team has failed to do miserably at times this season. The 16th-ranked Sooners (5-2, 4-0 Big 12), who host Kansas (1-6, 0-4) in Big 12 play on Saturday night, come in off a video-game like 66-59 victory over...Read more
(by Kyle Abbott) Over the next two weeks, the KU football team reaches the toughest part of its schedule: at Oklahoma and at West Virginia. This week, the Jayhawks travel to Norman for a showdown with the Sooners. Here are three things to watch. With the quarterback position settled for the time being, can Montell Cozart...Read more
(by Chris Johnson) Week 3 felt like an important moment in the Heisman Trophy race. Michigan do-everything linebacker Jabrill Peppers made nine tackles, including 3.5 for loss, and amassed 180 return yards in a 45–28 win over Colorado. Stanford star Christian McCaffrey recorded his second consecutive game with at least 210...Read more
(by Rich Cirminiello) Oklahoma isn't working its way back into the playoff picture, despite what's currently being suggested. But the Sooners are very much alive for a second straight Big 12 title. The Sooners have rallied back from a sluggish 1-2 start to win four straight league games, the latest a 66-59 shootout with...Read more w/video
(by Brady Vardeman) Oklahoma walked out of Lubbock with a win on Saturday, but fans still aren't happy with Sooners DC Mike Stoops, whose unit gave up 854 total yards to the Red Raiders in the 66-59 victory. So unhappy, in fact, that there's now a Change.org petition calling to fire Stoops. Although the accompanying description of...Read more (Limited number of free article views w/DMN)
(by Don Williams) Kliff Kingsbury didn’t exactly ask Texas Tech students to watch their language, but the Red Raiders’ coach didn’t endorse the treatment the student section gave Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield on Saturday. Along with the loudest atmosphere at Jones AT&T Stadium this season, students directed profane chants...Read more
(by AP) NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops was edgy Monday as he fielded questions about his brother, defensive coordinator Mike Stoops. Oklahoma defeated Texas Tech 66-59 Saturday to remain unbeaten in Big 12 play, but the Sooners surrendered a school-record 854 yards. On a day that the offense put up historic...Read more w/video
(by George Schroeder) Where to even start with Oklahoma's 66-59 victory against Texas Tech? Maybe with Sooners defensive coordinator Mike Stoops, who was absolutely dejected in victory: "That was humiliating," he told USA TODAY Sports on Sunday afternoon, adding: "Everything we did, they had an answer. You felt defenseless...Read more
LUBBOCK -- Texas Tech fans have learned over the past decade two things are pretty much going to happen when they take their seat in Jones AT&T Stadium watching their beloved Red Raiders play. One is no defense. Two is expect the unexpected. Saturday night in Lubbock not even Tech fans could have imagined what...Read more (5 free article views w/AGN)
(by Nicholas Talbot) KeKe Coutee set a career high in yards and receptions. And he was miserable. The Texas Tech wide receiver played his best game of the season and his career Saturday, catching 10 passes for 172 yards and scoring on a 56-yard pass in the fourth quarter. But, after a 66-59 loss to Oklahoma at Jones...Read more
(by Adi Joseph) No. 16 Oklahoma survived an offensive battle Saturday night to beat Texas Tech 66-59 on the road. The score isn't the crazy part. Running back Joe Mixon had 263 yards and two touchdowns on 31 carries plus four receptions for 114 yards and three touchdowns to play a big role for the Sooners (5-2). That's not...Read more
(by Oscar LeRoy) LUBBOCK -- At the end of the night, Patrick Mahomes was left unsatisfied. Sure, the junior quarterback for Texas Tech put up record numbers and threw an astonishing 88 times, but in the end, No. 16 Oklahoma held on for a wild 66-59 victory at a raucous Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday night. "I did well, definitely...Read more
(by Randy Chambers) The Kansas Jayhawks and Oklahoma Sooners square off Saturday afternoon in a Big 12 college football game at Memorial Stadium on FS1. The Kansas Jayhawks would love an upset victory on the road to dig themselves out of a rough 1-6 hole. The Kansas Jayhawks have not beat a ranked team since their...Read more w/video
Texas Tech lost to Oklahoma on Saturday. The Red Raiders’ QB, though, won the box score. Patrick Mahomes II had one of the craziest performances in college football history during the Red Raiders’ 66-59 loss to Oklahoma on Saturday night. In the loss to the...Read more
(by Brady Vardeman) Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield kept his cool most of Saturday night -- that is, until the Texas Tech student section started chants of "F--- you, Baker" at the former Red Raider. A few plays after the hints emerged, Mayfield taunted a Tech defender who was unable to bring him down out of bounds. He picked up a...Read more (Limited number of free article views w/DMN)
(by Wendell Barnhouse) For the impartial observer who didn’t mind missing the Chicago Cubs make the World Series for the first time since 1945 or having to DVR the Saturday Night Live cold open, spending four hours and 10 minutes watching an offensive orgy was an enjoyable way to spend an October night. Prime-time...Read more

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