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  • 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...

  • Four Sooners, three Cowboys named to All-Big 12 baseball

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    Oklahoma State’s Michael Freeman was named the Big 12’s Pitcher of the Year on Tuesday, a day before the Cowboys open the conference tournament at Tulsa’s ONEOK Field. Freeman was 5-2 with an 0.80 ERA in Big 12 play this season. TCU’s Cody Jones earned Player of the Year...

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Talking Oklahoma football, softball, baseball and basketball

    Jason Kersey | Published: Mon, May 18, 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 link...

  • [UPDATE] OU cornerback Marcus Green says he's not transferring

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    UPDATE (5:10 p.m.): Green tweeted that he is not transferring from OU, refuting a report from OUInsider.com which posted Monday. No I am not transfering from Oklahoma I am BoomerSooner all the way! — Money Green (@tocolddb1) May 18, 2015 ORIGINAL POST: For the second consecutive day, Oklahoma’s...

  • Oklahoma women's basketball: Sherri Coale talks potential rule changes, playing four quarters

    Jason Kersey | Published: Mon, May 18, 2015

    NORMAN — The NCAA women’s basketball rules committee announced some suggested changes last week, the most radical of which is playing four 10-minute quarters instead of two halves. The rules committee also proposed advancing the ball to the frontcourt after a timeout within the final minute of a...

  • Oklahoma football: K.J. Young the latest in troubling trend of OU receiver busts

    Jason Kersey | Published: Sun, May 17, 2015

    NORMAN — Oklahoma dismissed redshirt sophomore wide receiver K.J. Young from the team, continuing a troubling trend of receiver busts over the past several years. OU coach Bob Stoops fired receivers coach Jay Norvell after last season — when the Sooners had arguably the worst receivers in the Big...

  • Oklahoma football: Sophomore wide receiver K.J. Young dismissed from the team

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Sun, May 17, 2015

    NORMAN — Oklahoma redshirt sophomore wide receiver K.J. Young has been dismissed from the team for violating unspecified team rules, an OU spokesman confirmed Sunday. Young, from Perris, Calif., started three games last season and appeared in 12, catching 19 passes for 215 yards and a touchdown....

  • Brian Bosworth, Bo Jackson reunite after 27 years, talk to ESPN about iconic Monday Night Football showdown

    Erik Horne | Updated: Fri, May 15, 2015

    It was an iconic night in the careers of both men. Nov. 30, 1987: The night Bo Jackson ran past and over Brian Bosworth on Monday Night Football to 221 rushing yards. ESPN.com’s David Fleming had a chance to catch up with both Jackson and Bosworth on May 1 during the fourth annual Bo Bikes […]


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.