Oklahoma football: Sooners' scrimmage was successful

by Stephanie Kuzydym Published: August 14, 2012

Saunders was a first-team All-WAC selection last year as a sophomore, when he hauled in 50 catches for 1,065 yards and 12 touchdowns. Longtime coach Pat Hill was fired after a disappointing 4-9 season in 2011.


Redshirt freshman offensive lineman Nila Kasitati has returned to the practice field and is doing well following his heart surgery a couple weeks ago, Stoops said.

“Nila has been practicing all this week so far and doing everything,” Stoops said. “He looks as good as ever.”

Kasitati's surgery was for a heart condition he's dealt with for a long time; the condition was not life threatening.

Stoops said Kasitati could end up as the Sooners' backup center to junior Gabe Ikard.


Oklahoma ranks third behind Nebraska and Ohio State for the nation's highest average listed ticket price for college football games, according to TiqIQ.com, a secondary ticket market search engine.

The average price on the resale market for a ticket to OU games is $207, which trails Nebraska ($262) and Ohio State ($227). The TiqIQ.com ticket price data was first reported by ESPN.com.

The OU-Texas game (third at $541.39) and Notre Dame at Oklahoma game (No. 8 at $419.47) are among the top 10 most expensive games this season for resale.

by Stephanie Kuzydym
Stephanie Kuzydym learned at a young age that life is a game of inches. That's just one reason why she loves football. Kuzydym joined The Oklahoman in July 2012. Before arriving in the state, Kuzydym was an intern for the sports departments at...
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Here's TiqIQ's price list rankings by game, team and conference for 2012:


Contest, Avg. Price

1. Alabama at LSU, $632.71

2. Michigan vs. Bama at Cowboys Stadium, $595.42

3. Texas vs. Oklahoma at Cotton Bowl, $541.39

4. Michigan at Notre Dame, $525.39

5. Auburn at Alabama, $481.66

6. Florida vs. Georgia at Everbank Stadium, $463.82

7. Notre Dame vs. Miami at Soldier Field, $448.69

8. Notre Dame at Oklahoma, $419.47

9. Army vs. Navy at Lincoln Financial Field, $401.31

10. Wisconsin at Nebraska, $397.82


Program, Avg. Price

1. Nebraska, $262

2. Ohio State, $227

3. Oklahoma, $207

4. Notre Dame, $206

5. Alabama, $205

6. Iowa, $202

7. Texas A&M, $189

8. Michigan, $185

9. West Virginia, $172

10. LSU, $158


League, Avg. Price

1. SEC, $139.71

2. Big Ten, $132.65

3. Big 12, $115.96

4. PAC 12, $102.45

5. ACC, $88.85

6. Big East, $76.33

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