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  • Power Lunch: Chat with OU writer Jason Kersey

    staff reports | Updated: Mon, Jul 7, 2014

    Jason Kersey is talking Dorial Green-Beckham, recruiting and preseason watch lists on this OU edition of the Power Lunch chat. Submit your questions and join us at 11 a.m. for some Sooners talk.

  • Oklahoma football: Wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham a 'once-in-a-decade talent'

    BY JASON KERSEY | Published: Sun, Jul 6, 2014

    OU coaches clearly believe that in a new environment, former Missouri wideout Dorial Green-Beckham can thrive and turn his life around. But did the decision ultimately come down to Green-Beckham’s tremendous — and rare — talent? You bet it did.

  • Oklahoma football: Lynn McGruder, another Sooner who received a second chance, rooting for Dorial Green-Beckham

    BY JASON KERSEY | Published: Sat, Jul 5, 2014

    Lynn McGruder kept his nose clean for four years, became a key contributor on the defensive line, graduated and completely changed his public image.

  • Oklahoma football: Five Sooners who made good on an extra chance

    BY JASON KERSEY | Updated: Sat, Jul 5, 2014

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is known for his tough approach when it comes to discipline, but he has also allowed several players throughout the years a second — or sometimes, third or fourth — chance after they get into trouble.

  • Oklahoma football: Dorial Green-Beckham officially joins Sooners, but many questions remain unanswered

    jason kersey | Published: Thu, Jul 3, 2014

    Perhaps the most pressing question is this: Can trouble former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham play for Oklahoma in 2014? According to sources close to the program, OU plans to pursue an NCAA waiver for immediate eligibility.

  • Oklahoma football: Talking Dorial Green-Beckham with Paul Finebaum

    Jason Kersey | Published: Thu, Jul 3, 2014

    NORMAN — The news that Dorial Green-Beckham officially joined Oklahoma’s football program quickly became a giant story nationally. I joined Paul Finebaum’s ESPN radio show to discuss the situation only a few minutes after Green-Beckham’s enrollment at OU became official. Finebaum’s show...

  • Former Missouri WR Dorial Green-Beckham joins Sooners

    ryan aber, jason kersey | Published: Thu, Jul 3, 2014

    The University of Oklahoma announced Thursday that former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has joined the Sooners football roster. The university announced Green-Beckham joining the team via press release and SoonerSports.com. Green-Beckham was on OU campus visiting with coaches on...

  • OU football: Former Missouri WR Dorial Green-Beckham visiting Sooners

    ryan aber, jason kersey | Published: Thu, Jul 3, 2014

    Former Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is on OU’s campus today. It was reported by OU writer Jason Kersey in June that there was marginal interest from the OU staff in bringing in Green-Beckham, a former five-star recruit and Missouri’s leading pass catcher last season. Now,...

  • Oklahoma football: Meet the Sooners Day set for Saturday, Aug. 2

    Jason Kersey | Published: Wed, Jul 2, 2014

    NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma announced that its annual Meet the Sooners Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, inside Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The free event kicks off preseason practices for the Sooners, who are considered a strong national championship contender...



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Jason Kersey


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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.


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