OU Football News - Page Two

Articles from opponents' press and national sources along with a few other odds and ends
It was a pretty damn good day all around for Oklahoma Saturday. Not only did OU run away from Oklahoma State in their annual Bedlam rivalry game, the Sooners claimed an undisputed Big 12 championship.  It was Bob Stoops‘ 10th such title as OU's head coach....Read more
(by Sporting News) While there is virtually no way No. 9 Oklahoma finds its way into the College Football Playoff, the Sooners do have a chance to send quarterback Baker Mayfield to New York as a Heisman candidate. The redshirt junior threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns in the Sooner's 38-20 victory over No. 10 Oklahoma State...Read more
(by Sports Xchange) NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma State found some life in the fourth quarter. Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon quickly snuffed it out. Mixon’s 79-yard touchdown run with just less than 10 minutes remaining put the game away just after the Cowboys missed a field goal as the No. 9 Sooners beat No. 10...Read more
Bob Stoops won't be adding to his playoff resume this season, but yet another notch to his conference pedigree will be added. Through the first two quarters of rain-drenched play, No. 9 Oklahoma and No. 9 Oklahoma State slogged their way to a dead-even tie in the...Read more
Oklahoma State Bob Stoops has Bedlam on Saturday against rival Oklahoma State, but he spent Friday night on something much more personal. Stoops and brother Mike, the OU defensive coordinator, were in Tulsa to watch Norman North face Tulsa Union in the state Class 6AI final. Stoops twin sons -- Drake and Isaac...Read more
(by Cade Webb) 1) This may be the most anticipated Bedlam in recent memory, considering the talent on both sides of the ball for both teams. What's the pulse from OU fans on how they view Oklahoma State? Jack: I think OU fans well aware of the fact that Mason Rudolph is a phenomenal quarterback and that James Washington...Read more
(by Chuck Carlton) Either Oklahoma or Oklahoma State will get a Big 12 trophy, a nice bowl trip to New Orleans and what may be a winnable Sugar Bowl meeting with an SEC opponent. Each could be forgiven for hoping that the Bedlam meeting Saturday in Norman may have meant even more. Regardless of who wins, a berth in...Read more (Limited number of free article views w/DMN)
(by Derek Peterson) One year ago, the Oklahoma Sooners made a statement. Baker Mayfield, Trevor Knight and Cody Thomas--the Sooners' three shot-callers--elected to shave fu manchu mustaches ahead of their tilt with in-state rival Oklahoma State. As is the case this time around, it was Bedlam, and the Big 12 championship...Read more
Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook has fired a shot ahead of this Saturday’s big rivalry game against Oklahoma State. Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are essentially playing in a Big 12 title game on Saturday, and it looks like one Sooners star is getting a little...Read more
(by Brian Stultz) Bob Stoops has been in the coaching business since 1983, including the last 18 years as a head coach for the Oklahoma Sooners, so he has seen and dealt with most everything in the business. His assistant coaches interviewing for head positions at other schools is one of them, and something that Stoops...Read more w/video
Oklahoma football wants to make it clear who the team’s leader is. The Sooners released a feature today entitled “The Ultimate Leader.” It focuses on the job quarterback Baker Mayfield has done as an emotional and vocal leader for the squad. You can watch...Read more
Looking for an Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma preview? Stick around. We’ve got all of the pre-game analysis before the matchup. Saturday, Dec. 3, the Oklahoma State Cowboys take on the Oklahoma Sooners. The game, to be played at Memorial Stadium, is slated...Read more
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 Cade Webb) It all comes down to Bedlam. To quote Mike Gundy, “I don’t think we can ask for anything else.” Oklahoma State will take the 90-mile bus ride down I-35 to face arch-rival Oklahoma in a game for all the marbles in the Big 12. For the fourth time in the last six years, the Big 12 title will run through the state of Oklahoma...Read more
The Oregon Ducks have officially entered the coaching search market. On Tuesday night, athletic director Rob Mullens decided to part ways with head coach Mark Helfrich. Helfrich compiled a 37-16 record over the course of four years before being fired. He was the offensive coordinator on Chip Kelly's staff from 2009-12...Read more w/video
(by Brady Vardeman) Oklahoma State WR James Washington is one of the best at his position in the Big 12. Like the Sooners' own Dede Westbrook, Washington is an explosive downfield threat. He leads the team with 60 catches for 1,159 yards -- second to only Westbrook in the Big 12 -- and nine touchdowns. Oklahoma S Steven...Read more (Limited number of free article views w/DMN)
(by Chance Linton) With Week 13 of the 2016 season officially in the books, Pro Football Focus on Tuesday unveiled its latest ranking of the top 10 quarterbacks in the country to this point in the year. Headlining the list at No. 1 is Oklahoma star Baker Mayfield, who is coming off a bye week as the Sooners get set to face rival...Read more
The Oklahoma Sooners still have one game left – and it’s a big one – but let’s take a look at which bowl game the team is currently slotted for by most analysts. Oklahoma, which is 9-2 entering this Saturday’s big in-state showdown with...Read more
(by Dustin Ragusa) Baker Mayfield, Dede Westbrook, Joe Mixon and Semaje Perine. What do all these players have in common? They all play for OU, they are All-American caliber players, and... they are all on the offensive side of the ball. We’ve seen these four guys lead the powerful OU offense to nine wins and some impressive...Read more
(by Jordan James) Oklahoma released a tandem Heisman Trophy campaign video for quarterback Baker Mayfield and wide receiver Dede Westbrook on Thursday. The video shows highlights of the duo connecting on some of the many explosive plays they have combined to produce this season. The Sooners have also created...Read more w/video
(by Sports Xchange) Beginning next season, the Big 12 will have a conference championship game again. It will be played on the same weekend when every other major conference plays its title games in a neutral site at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. But for most of the last few years, the conference has had a de facto...Read more
(by Cliff Brunt/AP) NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook will have an ideal stage as they make their final impressions on Heisman Trophy voters. The seventh-ranked Sooners host No. 11 Oklahoma State on Saturday in what amounts to a Big 12 title game. Mayfield and Westbrook want to take...Read more
(by AP) The winner of the Big 12 Conference's de facto championship game will get a sweet prize indeed. While Oklahoma or Oklahoma State almost certainly will go to the Sugar Bowl, the league won't have enough eligible teams to fill its seven guaranteed bowl spots. Six Big 12 teams still have their regular-season finales to...Read more
(by Kellis Robinett) Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will play one of the most anticipated Bedlam football games in recent memory when they meet on Saturday in Norman. It is essentially the Big 12 championship game. The Sooners can close out an undefeated run through the conference with a win and maybe even sneak into...Read more
(by Brian Stultz) Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will meet in Norman this Saturday with the Big 12 title on the line. If this was 2017, the two teams would also be preparing for a game after Bedlam … against each other in the conference title game. With the Big 12 deciding to bring back its title game next season, the two teams...Read more w/video

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