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  • Current and former OU athletes raising money for McKenzie Horton's family

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    NORMAN — Jed Barnett had been in Oklahoma less than two months when he met McKenzie Horton during a February 2013 trip to the OU Children’s Hospital. While Barnett and two of his new teammates — Trevor Knight and Ty Darlington — visited with children receiving chemotherapy, they were quickly...

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Previewing Oklahoma's 2015 linebackers

    Jason Kersey,Ryan Aber | Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    Welcome to the home of "The Non-Fiction Writers," NewsOK.com's OU football podcast from beat writers Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber. The podcast's name is a nod to legendary former OU football coach Barry Switzer, who has famously referred to reporters as "fiction writers." You can click on the...

  • Ten most important 2015 Sooners: No. 1, junior quarterback Baker Mayfield

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    NORMAN—After a massively disappointing 2014 season, Oklahoma faces several questions entering the 2015 campaign. This is the last of a 10-part blog series from Jason Kersey and me, breaking down the players whose performances will be most critical to the Sooners’ success in 2015. The...

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Previewing Oklahoma's 2015 defensive linemen

    Jason Kersey,Ryan Aber | Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Welcome to the home of "The Non-Fiction Writers," NewsOK.com's OU football podcast from beat writers Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber. The podcast's name is a nod to legendary former OU football coach Barry Switzer, who has famously referred to reporters as "fiction writers." You can click on the...

  • Ten most important 2015 Sooners: No. 2, senior linebacker Eric Striker

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    NORMAN — Continuing our 10-part blog series on the players whose performances will be most critical to the Sooners’ success in 2015, here’s a look at No. 2. NO 2: ERIC STRIKER Position: Outside linebacker Class: Senior 2014 stats: 68 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, nine sacks, two fumble...

  • Ten most important 2015 Sooners: No. 3, senior offensive tackle Josiah St. John

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    NORMAN—After a massively disappointing 2014 season, Oklahoma faces several questions entering the 2015 campaign. This is the eighth of a 10-part blog series from Jason Kersey and me, breaking down the players whose performances will be most critical to the Sooners’ success in 2015. We...

  • Boren: Big 12 'should strive for' 12-team league

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    NORMAN—University of Oklahoma President David Boren on Wednesday reiterated his stance that the Big 12 should expand to 12 teams. “I think it’s something we should strive for while we have the time, stability, all of that to look and be choosy,” Boren said. “(We) can be very...

  • Big 12 football traditions rounding into shape

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    After the chaos caused by conference realignment, the annual Big 12 football schedule is starting to take shape. I wrote about the 2015 conference schedule for the Wednesday Oklahoman, which you can read here. But part of the '15 schedule is some games that have taken root in various spots on...

  • Dez Bryant, DeMarco Murray to star in Sunday Night Football intro

    Erik Horne | Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    They may not be teammates anymore, but Dez Bryant and DeMarco Murray apparently can still get along in the same space. The two were part of a photo and video shoot for NBC's Sunday Night Football opening in which Bryant and Murray posed in front of a green screen and took questions from a...

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Previewing Oklahoma's 2015 offensive linemen

    Jason Kersey,Ryan Aber | Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Welcome to the home of "The Non-Fiction Writers," NewsOK.com's OU football podcast from beat writers Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber. The podcast's name is a nod to legendary former OU football coach Barry Switzer, who has famously referred to reporters as "fiction writers." You can click on the...

  • Vegas believes OU will win more than OSU

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Do you think the Sooners will go at least 9-3? Or do you think 8-4 is their upside? Do you think the Cowboys will go 7-5, or can they get to at least 8-4? Those are the kinds of decisions to be made if you want to bet in Las Vegas on the win totals of college football teams this season. CG...

  • Ten most important 2015 Sooners: No. 4, sophomore safety Steven Parker

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    NORMAN — Continuing our 10-part blog series on the players whose performances will be most critical to the Sooners’ success in 2015, here’s a look at No. 4. NO. 4: STEVEN PARKER Position: Safety Class: Sophomore 2014 stats: 31 tackles, one sack, six pass breakups; appeared in all 13...



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The OU Bloggers

Jason Kersey


OU Sports Reporter

Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for the Newcastle Pacer. During his time with The Oklahoman, he has also coordinated Thunder coverage, worked on the copy desk and covered several NFL games, including Super Bowl XLV. A Noble High School and OU graduate, he lives in Norman.

Ryan Aber


OU Athletics Reporter

Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The Oklahoman, Aber worked for the Muskogee Phoenix, Southwest Times-Record in Fort Smith, Ark., and the Morning News of Northwest Arkansas.



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