NORMAN — Texas Tech will no longer block quarterback Baker Mayfield’s ability to receive a scholarship this year at Oklahoma, CBSSports.com reported Thursday evening, although the act is little more than an empty gesture. A source close to Mayfield told The Oklahoman that Texas Tech waited too long to act, meaning Mayfield can’t receive an […]
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COMMENTARY — In the last six years, OSU ranks ninth among schools in the major conferences in league record, a good barometer of the program’s quality.
Oklahoma senior Blake Bell said after Thursday’s practice that he hasn’t taken a snap at quarterback since early January. But multiple sources confirmed to The Oklahoman that Bell has been splitting some of his time this week in practice between his new position — tight end — and his old one.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF — OSU would have benefited from a four-team playoff in 2011.
Texas Crew Productions is working on a film on former OU linebacker ‘The Boz’
This season, Striker and Grissom will once again be key pieces on OU’s defense — although with slightly different roles.
Bob Connelly arrived for spring practice under the gun. First, he was replacing longtime offensive line coach Joe Wickline, who left to join Charlie Strong at Texas. Second, and more importantly, he faced a major overhaul of a line that had been ravaged by injury and defections.
Oklahoma lost a couple valuable players on the offensive line from last season with Gabe Ikard and Bronson Irwin lost to graduation. But this might be the deepest group of offensive linemen the Sooners have had in a long time.