OU football notebook: Bob Stoops talks about position changes

Sooners do some minor shifting early in fall camp.
by Jason Kersey and Stephanie Kuzydym Published: August 5, 2012


A photo of Gabe Ikard shouting in jubilation from courtside while he dons an Oklahoma City Thunder T-shirt appeared in USA TODAY. It's left a lot of questions out there. Here's the explanation: Ikard isn't in trouble for the court side tickets, and OU athletics' compliance was happy it didn't have any paperwork to do over it. There was no foul play in getting those playoff seats.

“You would be amazed at how much I've gotten for that photo,” Ikard said. “I've done everything for that photo. It ended up in the USA TODAY and I was like, ‘Oh, no.'”

So, whose tickets were they? His girlfriend of “mmm, about four months now,” he said.

“She'll be really happy to know this is getting out there,” Ikard said. “Excellent. Great.”

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
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...
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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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