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  • Oklahoma football: Stunning Bedlam defeat results in major shake-up on top-10 Sooners list

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    NORMAN — Oklahoma finished 2014 regular-season play with a shocking 38-35, overtime home loss to Bedlam rival Oklahoma State last weekend. It’s time to update my list of the top-10 Sooner football players. Because the Sooners were on a bye entering Bedlam, this will be the first time the list has...

  • Oklahoma football: Do the Sooners have the worst receivers in the Big 12 Conference?

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    NORMAN — Oklahoma might have the worst receivers in the Big 12 Conference. That’s not an opinion; just look at the numbers. The Sooners only have two receivers — including tight ends and running backs — with 20 or more catches this season. The last-place team in the league, Iowa State, has six...

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Recapping Bedlam and previewing the Russell Athletic Bowl

    Jason Kersey | Published: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    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...

  • Oklahoma football: Risk & rewards of Bob Stoops' decision

    Berry Tramel | Published: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    Bob Stoops’ boneheaded decision to accept a running-into-the-kicker penalty with 61 seconds left in the Bedlam game led to OU’s 38-35 overtime loss Saturday. It was obvious to most that Stoops should have declined the penalty, and Stoops admitted his error post-game. But let’s analyze the...

  • Oklahoma football: Sooners heading to Russell Athletic Bowl

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Sun, Dec 7, 2014

    A disappointing end to the season helped lead to Oklahoma landing in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The Sooners will face Clemson in the Dec. 29 game (4:30 p.m., ESPN). Oklahoma is 2-1 against the Tigers, including a 13-6 loss in the 1989 Citrus Bowl in Orlando. The Sooners beat Clemson 52-3 in 1972...

  • Halftime thoughts: Oklahoma-Oklahoma State

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    NORMAN—Oklahoma leads Oklahoma State 28-14 at halftime at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Three things that stood out in the first half -Samaje Perine. Perine isn’t finding space as easy as he did in his record-setting performance against Kansas but he’s still having a really good...

  • Oklahoma football: Fullback Aaron Ripkowski receives 2014 Don Key Award

    Jason Kersey | Published: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    NORMAN — Oklahoma senior fullback Aaron Ripkowski was anounced Saturday as the 2014 Don Key Award recipient during a pregame Senior Day ceremony. The Don Key Award is presented each year to a senior (or seniors) who demonstrate all-around excellence in the classroom and on the field. Key was a...

  • Oklahoma football: Two players with something to prove vs. Oklahoma State

    Ryan Aber | Published: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    NORMAN — Here is the second of three pregame blogs from Jason Kersey and I. Here, we each pick one Oklahoma player who has something to prove today against Kansas. ABER: Quarterback Cody Thomas.  There was wind in Lubbock when he faced Texas Tech and rain in Norman when he went against...

  • Oklahoma football: Two bold predictions for Bedlam

    Ryan Aber | Published: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    NORMAN — Here is the final of our three pregame blog posts to preview Oklahoma’s home game against Kansas. Here, Jason Kersey and I each make one bold prediction for this morning’s game. ABER: Samaje Perine runs for 200 yards.  The least bold of bold predictions, simply because Perine has...

  • Oklahoma football: Two pressing questions about Bedlam

    Ryan Aber | Published: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    NORMAN — Oklahoma wraps up its 2014 regular season this afternoon against Bedlam rival Oklahoma State. This is the first of three pregame blog posts from Jason Kersey and I. Here, we each ask a pressing question that we hope to see answered Saturday. KERSEY: How will Oklahoma attack Oklahoma...

  • 7 OU football memes Sooner fans love to share

    Richard Hall | Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Sooner football fans are a passionate bunch. Through thick and thin, they stand by the University of Oklahoma football program no matter what. But this season I’ve noticed something come up more and more on social media, especially during games: OU football memes. Here are seven Internet memes...

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Previewing Bedlam with OSU beat writer Kyle Fredrickson

    Jason Kersey | Published: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    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...



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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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