Jason Kersey

Oklahoma football: Sterling Shepard's biggest...

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Scary memories from Oct. 30, 1988 — when she watched her husband Derrick knocked unconscious during a kick return — are why...

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Ryan Aber

Oklahoma football notebook: Sooners' Eric...

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Late in the second quarter of Saturday's 48-16 win over Lousiana Tech, Bulldogs’ running back Kenneth Dixon and Oklahoma...

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Jenni Carlson

OU football: Big win over La. Tech gave walk-on...

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NORMAN — Fans streamed toward the exits, players headed toward the locker room, and still, Caleb Gastelum lingered on the Owen...

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Oklahoma Sooners: OU Football, Basketball & Sports News

  • Oklahoma football: Sterling Shepard's biggest fan isn't crazy about his new role in the return game

    By Jason Kersey | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Scary memories from Oct. 30, 1988 — when she watched her husband Derrick knocked unconscious during a kick return — are why Cheri Shepard is uneasy about her son Sterling taking over as Oklahoma’s punt returner.

  • Oklahoma football notebook: Sooners' Eric Striker compares Kenneth Dixon's flop to LeBron James

    By Ryan Aber and Jason Kersey | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Late in the second quarter of Saturday's 48-16 win over Lousiana Tech, Bulldogs’ running back Kenneth Dixon and Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker got tangled up a bit after a play. When Striker raised his arm, Dixon fell back like he’d been hit forcefully. There was no flag on the play, which...

  • Big 12 notebook: From Ames to Waco, critical injuries across the conference

    By Erik Horne | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    The first week of college football was an injury-filled one for Big 12 teams. The biggest news came out of Austin, where Texas coach Charlie Strong announced that quarterback David Ash will miss the Longhorns’ game against BYU this week due to a concussion. Sophomore Tyrone Swoopes will get...

  • Big 12 rankings: OSU, West Virginia move up

    Berry Tramel | Updated: 4 hr ago

    I’ll rank the Big 12 football teams each week, usually on Sunday, but since the fightin’ Baylor Bears played Sunday night, this is a Labor Day special. I try to rank them based on this: how will the teams finish in the conference race? That’s not exactly the same as ranking them in terms of […]

  • Sooners' coach Bob Stoops awaits clarification on Jordan Evans targeting ejection

    Ryan Aber | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops expected to receive clarification Monday afternoon on the targeting penalty that caused sophomore linebacker Jordan Evans to be ejected Saturday. “I’ve got a request into the office—the official’s office—and I’m sure by this afternoon sometime I’ll have some kind of...

  • Big 12 coaches not surprised by Oklahoma State, West Virginia in marquee games

    Erik Horne | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Oklahoma State and West Virginia lost by a combined 16 points to Florida State and Alabama, the respective No. 1 and 2 teams in the country. Strong showing, indeed. So the question of the day was this: What does OSU’s effort against Florida State and WVU’s against Alabama say about the strength...

  • Big 12 battered by injuries in Week 1

    Erik Horne | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    The first week of college football was an injury-filled one for Big 12 teams. The biggest news came out of Austin, where coach Charlie Strong announced that quarterback David Ash will miss the Longhorns’ game against BYU this week due to a concussion. Sophomore Tyrone Swoopes will get his first...

  • Blake Bell remains an option at QB for Sooners

    Ryan Aber | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    In Saturday’s game, Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight went the distance even with the Sooners having the game well in hand. That’s because backup Cody Thomas was banged up a bit, though OU coach Bob Stoops said he could’ve put Thomas in to just hand off the ball in the fourth...

  • OU QB Trevor Knight: 'I never slid in high school'

    Ryan Aber | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said before the season that he wanted quarterback Trevor Knight to be smarter about giving himself up at times to avoid injury after Knight left two of his starts last season with injury. Knight clearly took the lesson to heart, sliding several times in Saturday’s...

  • Stoops won't bite on SEC question: 'I cause enough waves'

    Ryan Aber | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    At his Monday press conference, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops was asked about the SEC’s performance last weekend against teams who run the spread offense, including Alabama’s struggles against West Virginia. “I’m not gonna sit here and talk about that. You guys are more than capable of doing...

  • Oklahoma LB Eric Striker compares La. Tech flop to LeBron James

    Ryan Aber | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Late in the second quarter of Saturday’s 48-16 win over Lousiana Tech, Bulldogs’ running back Kenneth Dixon and Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker got tangled up a bit after a play. When Striker raised his arm, Dixon fell back like he’d been hit forcefully. There was no flag on the...

  • OU football: New Washington Redskins punter Tress Way had same mascot at Tulsa Union

    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    ASHBURN, Va. - New Washington Redskins punter Tress Way has been aspiring to his current position since his high school days at Tulsa Union. But the former OU punter never thought he'd end up a Redskin again. Union's mascot is also the Redskins and while at the Tulsa prep power, Way and his...

  • Big 12 football: Texas quarterback David Ash to miss BYU game

    By JIM VERTUNO , AP Sports Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    AUSTIN, Texas — Texas quarterback David Ash, who missed most of last season with concussion symptoms, was injured again and will miss this week’s game against BYU. Ash took several hard hits in a 38-7 win over North Texas. Longhorns coach Charlie Strong says Ash didn’t show any symptoms during...

  • Live Coverage: Bob Stoops' Press Conference

    staff reports | Updated: 12 hr ago

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops speaks with the media to begin Week 2 of the college football season. Follow our live coverage at noon, presented by Bob Moore Kia of Edmond.

  • Oklahoma football: Jordan Phillips showed what he's capable of doing

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    Phillips didn’t play a whole lot Saturday night — Oklahoma’s coaches want to make sure he’s healthy for Big 12 games that are going to determine the Sooners’ fate this season — but when he did, Phillips was every bit the handful for offensive linemen he was last season when healthy.



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