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  • Oklahoma football: Five thoughts on the Sooners' 2016 Big 12 schedule

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Tue, Nov 24, 2015

    NORMAN — The Big 12 Conference released its 2016 football schedule Tuesday afternoon. Here’s how Oklahoma’s now-completed 2016 schedule shakes out. Sept. 3: vs. Houston (at NRG Stadium) Sept. 10: vs. Louisiana-Monroe Sept. 17: vs. Ohio State Sept. 24: Off Oct. 1: at TCU* Oct. 8: vs. Texas...

  • Oklahoma football: Barring setbacks, Baker Mayfield will play in Bedlam game Saturday

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Mon, Nov 23, 2015

    NORMAN — Baker Mayfield admitted he wasn’t happy about being forced out of last weekend’s game against TCU. “I’d run through a brick wall for my team,” Mayfield said during a Monday news conference, and you got the sense he might not have actually meant that in a metaphoric, hyperbolic sense....

  • Oklahoma football: Baker Mayfield has passed concussion tests, but Bedlam status still uncertain

    By Jason Kersey | Updated: Sun, Nov 22, 2015

    OU medical staff will continue to monitor Mayfield’s status over the next couple days, but the signs so far appear good for Mayfield’s chances to play in next weekend’s season finale at Oklahoma State, where the Sooners can secure the Big 12 championship.

  • OU football: Sooners' defensive coordinator Mike Stoops 'shocked' TCU went for two

    By Jason Kersey, Staff Writer, jkersey@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Nov 22, 2015

    NORMAN — Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops admitted after the game he was “shocked” TCU coach Gary Patterson went for two rather than kicking an extra point to tie the game with seconds remaining on the clock. TCU had all the momentum at that point, but opted to go for the win on the...

  • Oklahoma football: Baker Mayfield suffers apparent head injury, leaves game

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Sat, Nov 21, 2015

    NORMAN — Oklahoma backup quarterback Trevor Knight started the second half Saturday against TCU after starter Baker Mayfield suffered an apparent head injury. Early in the second quarter, Mayfield scrambled to avoid pressure and, on his way to the ground, was hit in the back of the helmet by...

  • Live Coverage: OU vs. TCU

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Sat, Nov 21, 2015

    The Sooners are at home against TCU tonight. Follow up-to-the-minute updates from our college football coverage team and more from around the web.

  • Oklahoma football: Two bold predictions about OU-TCU

    Jason Kersey,Ryan Aber | Updated: Sat, Nov 21, 2015

    NORMAN — This is the third and final pregame blog post from OU beat writers Ryan Aber and Jason Kersey to preview tonight’s game against TCU. Here, we each make a bold prediction about the game. ABER: Someone other than Samaje Perine or Joe Mixon runs for 100 yards. It would've seemed...

  • Oklahoma football: Linebacker P.L. Lindley given 2015 Don Key Award

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Sat, Nov 21, 2015

    NORMAN — Oklahoma linebacker P.L. Lindley was announced Saturday as the 2015 Don Key Award recipient during the Sooners’ pregame Senior Night ceremony. The Don Key Award is presented annually to the senior (or seniors) who display all-around excellence. Coaches have previously described the...

  • OU women's basketball: Previewing the Sooners' Sunday game at Bradley

    By Jason Kersey, Staff Writer, jkersey@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Nov 21, 2015

    The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey previews the OU women's basketball team's Sunday matchup with Bradley: * When: 2 p.m. Sunday * Where: Renaissance Coliseum — Peoria, Ill. * TV: None * Webcast: ESPN3 * Radio: KOKC-AM 1520 THREE THINGS TO KNOW * OU is coming off a...


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.

Jason Kersey, OU football and basketball beat writer