Here is a look at how our crew picked Saturday’s game and their headline predictions.
Here is a look at how our crew picked Saturday’s game and their headline predictions:
BERRY TRAMEL, Columnist
OU 45, Louisiana Tech 13
OU tailback trio runs wild vs. Louisiana Tech.
JENNI CARLSON, Columnist
OU 41, Louisiana Tech 7
The Sooner D wears out the Bulldogs
JASON KERSEY, OU writer
Oklahoma 56, Louisiana Tech 14
Sophomore Keith Ford establishes himself as the Sooners' main ball carrier with 150 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Junior linebacker Frank Shannon is fighting a one-year suspension for allegedly violating the University of Oklahoma’s sexual misconduct policy. At a Friday afternoon news conference, civil rights attorney Aletia Timmons said the fight will continue, and that Shannon won’t “be branded a rapist.”
On the day that Oklahomans ring in the start of the college football season, Carol Stoops’ husband, Bob, will begin his 16th season as Oklahoma’s football coach. He will also coach his 200th game for the Sooners.
The Sooners’ season opener — set for 6 p.m. Saturday against Louisiana Tech on Owen Field — will be the first significant game experience for a high number of the team’s running backs and wide receivers.
BERRY TRAMEL COMMENTARY — Make no mistake, the ideal matchup of Oklahoma State vs. Florida State would have been last year when the Cowboys were loaded with seniors. But the Cowboys aren’t whining about Florida State being a mighty challenge. They’re embracing it.
With kickoff at AT&T stadium less than 24 hours away, the focus has changed to the ultimate unknown.Can the Cowboys dethrone the Seminoles?
When Trevor Knight committed to Oklahoma, the Sooners got a package deal. His twin brother Connor Knight also joined OU as a walk-on. Connor, a tight end, earned playing time in five games last year on special teams.
It’s the only stadium where Hunziker will intentionally take his eyes off the field for a better view.