As Oklahoma’s defense spends its bye week working to correct the mistakes made lately, defensive coordinator Mike Stoops is also upset about one issue that he believes officials should watch more carefully — illegal downfield blocking on passing plays.
Thunder fans have plenty to worry about these days. Kevin Durant’s foot. Russell Westbrook’s temper. The team’s shoddy defense and shabby shooting as the regular season looms. So, there probably wasn’t room on the blue-and-orange radar for this worry — draft lottery reform.
West Virginia sports Kevin White, who might be the best offensive player in the Big 12, and Mario Alford. White has 69 catches for 1,020 yards and seven touchdowns. Alford has 38 catches for 464 yards and five TDs.
Mount St. Mary will host Dickson in a nondistrict game at the University of Oklahoma’s John Jacobs Field, the track across from Owen Field, Friday at 7 p.m. It’s the first high school football game OU has hosted in the venue.
Because of a rash of injuries – 11 guaranteed roster guys missed some or all of the preseason due to various ailments – coach Scott Brooks labeled this a “dream team” for undrafted rookies hoping for any kind of opportunity.