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  • [UPDATE]: Bob Stoops issues statement on Justice Hansen transfer

    Jason Kersey | Updated: 7 hr ago

    NORMAN — Oklahoma’s quarterback derby is down to three. Redshirt freshman quarterback Justice Hansen announced Wednesday that he will transfer. He released a statement on Twitter. News of Hansen’s transfer was first reported by SoonerScoop.com. Hansen, a former Edmond Santa Fe standout, signed...

  • Women's College World Series: Oregon softball coach Mike White asks Oklahoma fans for forgiveness

    Jason Kersey | Updated: 10 hr ago

    Oregon softball coach Mike White asked Oklahoma fans for forgiveness. Considering the Sooners didn’t qualify for this year’s Women’s College World Series, coaches were asked at a Wednesday news conference to make the case for local fans to jump on their bandwagon. Alabama coach Patrick Murphy —...

  • Women's College World Series: Oklahoma's Lauren Chamberlain will watch from home

    Jason Kersey | Published: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Lauren Chamberlain is looking forward to the Women’s College World Series, even though her team didn’t make it. The Oklahoma slugger — who just ended her record-breaking career in last weekend’s Super Regional loss at Alabama — won’t watch the World Series in person, though. “That would be hard...

  • Eleven Oklahoma programs record perfect APR score

    Ryan Aber | Updated: 12 hr ago

    Fifteen of Oklahoma’s 21 athletics programs posted a multi-year Academic Progress Rate above the NCAA Division I national average—including football and both men’s and women’s basketball programs. During the 2013-14 academic year, 11 of the school’s programs recorded a perfect 1,000 annual APR...

  • Oklahoma State football last among Big 12 teams in latest Academic Progress Rate report, avoid NCAA penalty

    Kyle Fredrickson | Updated: 13 hr ago

    STILLWATER — The NCAA released its latest Academic Progress Rate report on Wednesday and the Oklahoma State football program ranked last among Big 12 teams with a cumulative score of 934. However, the Cowboys were able to avoid an NCAA penalty for rising above the minimum 930-point requirement....

  • OU fan releases Sooners' quarterback song

    Ryan Aber | Published: Tue, May 26, 2015

    Eric Kiper is back at it again. The Oklahoma fan who made a parody of “Louie, Louie” on Buddy Hield’s decision to come back to OU for his senior season, just released his second Sooners-themed parody song. This time, he’s taking on the OU quarterback derby with a tune...

  • OU football: Graduate transfers Blake Countess, Matt Hegarty heading elsewhere

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    NORMAN — Two potential graduate transfers who were considering Oklahoma both announced they would play elsewhere next season. Former Michigan cornerback Blake Countess announced he will transfer to Auburn, and former Notre Dame offensive lineman Matt Hegarty is heading to Oregon. Countess started...

  • College football: Why Virginia has the best schedule in the nation and North Carolina State the worst

    By Berry Tramel | Published: Sat, May 23, 2015

    Only one Big 12 team cracks Berry Tramel’s top 25 college football schedules.

  • Former OU RB Keith Ford reportedly heading to Texas A&M

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Running back Keith Ford, who announced earlier this month that he would transfer from Oklahoma, is heading to Texas A&M. Ford’s commitment to the Aggies, which was first reported by GigEm247.com, was confirmed by Ford’s father. Ford, from Cypress, Texas, started three games last...

  • Oklahoma football: OU, Tulane agree to three-game series in 2017, 2021 and 2024

    Jason Kersey | Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    NORMAN — Oklahoma and Tulane will meet on the football field for the first time. The two schools announced a three-game series beginning Sept. 16, 2017 in Norman. The Sooners will play at Tulane’s New Orleans stadium in 2021, and the Green Wave returns to Norman in 2024. Dates for the second two...

  • Oklahoma softball: Shelby Pendley injured during Thursday's Super Regional practice

    Jason Kersey | Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Oklahoma senior shortstop Shelby Pendley was injured during Thursday afternoon’s practice in Tuscaloosa, Ala., after colliding with another player. Pendley, the two-time Big 12 Player of the Year, was helped off the field and didn’t put any pressure on her right foot. “Nothing much but a little...

  • 10 famous Oklahomans' names if they were born today

    Richard Hall | Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    You might've seen some social media chatter sharing this link that allows you to see what your name would be if you were born in 2015 (the link also describes how the algorithm was put together). I checked it out and learned that: lol @ Elmer. Here are what the names of 10 famous Okies...



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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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