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  • Oklahoma football: Two pressing questions about OU-Kansas

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    NORMAN — Oklahoma continues Big 12 Conference play this morning at home against Kansas. This is the first of three pregame blog posts from Ryan Aber and I. Here, we each ask a pressing question that we hope to see answered Saturday. ABER: What will OU’s offense look like out of the gate? Will the...

  • Oklahoma sports fans: What are you thankful for in your sports world?

    Jenni Carlson | Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    If you’re a sports fan in Oklahoma, you know that times are rough. OU and OSU football are down. The Thunder is struggling. But Thanksgiving is coming, so we’re looking for things in your sports world for which you’re still thankful. Could be funny. Could be serious. Send your thoughts to Jenni...

  • Oklahoma wrestling: Former Sooners to compete in Global Wrestling Championships

    Trent Shadid | Published: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    The debut of the Global Wrestling Championships this Saturday will feature former University of Oklahoma All-Americans Sam Hazewinkel and Andrew Howe. Hazewinkel, a four-time All-American at OU from 2003-07, is set to face former Iowa national champion Tony Ramos for the flyweight title. Howe...

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Previewing OU-Kansas with The Lawrence Journal-World's Matt Tait

    Jason Kersey | Published: Thu, Nov 20, 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: Sooners coach Bob Stoops changes opinion on Bedlam date

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    NORMAN — The morning after Oklahoma’s Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said that playing Oklahoma State every year in early December hurt both teams in recruiting. After the Big 12 Conference’s announcement Wednesday that Bedlam would be moved to Thanksgiving weekend —...

  • Oklahoma football: Senior cornerback Julian Wilson still expected to miss Saturday's game against Kansas

    Jason Kersey | Published: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    NORMAN — Oklahoma senior cornerback Julian Wilson still isn’t expected to start Saturday’s home game against Kansas, coach Bob Stoops said Wednesday. Wilson broke his thumb in the Sooners’ 48-14 loss to Baylor two weeks ago and didn’t play last weekend at Texas Tech. “We’re hopeful,” Stoops said,...

  • College football predictions: Pac-12 has the spotlight this week

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Some weeks have been SEC weeks. The Big 12’s had a Saturday or two in the spotlight. The Big Ten had Ohio State-Michigan State a couple of weeks back. But this Saturday is Pac-12 Week. No doubt about it. UCLA-Southern Cal. Arizona-Utah. Two games that will help sort out the Pac-12’s wild South...

  • 2015 Big 12 schedule: Sooners get heavyweights late

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    The 2015 Big 12 football schedule is out, and to analyze it, we first must project who the conference favorites will be. TCU is my early choice, with Baylor and OU good again. Kansas State and West Virginia will be rebuild with a new quarterback, Texas will have to retool what now is the Big […]

  • Walk-On Wednesday: Oklahoma Junior WR Grant Bothun

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Continuing our Walk-On Wednesday series with Oklahoma junior wide receiver Grant Bothun. Bothun, from Rowlett, Texas, is most well-known for the touchdown pass he threw to Michael Hunnicutt on a fake field goal in last season’s Bedlam win at Oklahoma State. Bothun has served as the...

  • Oklahoma's 2015 Big 12 schedule finalized, Bedlam moving up

    Ryan Aber | Published: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Bedlam is moving to the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The Big 12 schedule for 2015 was released Wednesday and Oklahoma’s game against Oklahoma State will be played Nov. 28 in Stillwater. The last two years, the game has been played the week after Thanksgiving, with the teams getting a bye before...

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Reviewing Texas Tech and talking about the future of OU's quarterback situation

    Jason Kersey | Published: Tue, Nov 18, 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...

  • Will Adrian Peterson play again in the NFL?

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    Adrian Peterson’s season is finished, and he’s not even come to his biggest barrier. The American public. And we’ve already seen that the American consumer has a say in the misdeeds of its football stars. Ray Rice wants back in the NFL? Peterson wants to run again for the Minnesota Vikings? The...



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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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