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  • Oklahoma State football: Two-minute drill practice pays dividends as Mason Rudolph notches fourth career second half come-from-behind victory

    By Kyle Fredrickson Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Oct 5, 2015

    Among the different ways Oklahoma State prepares for game day throughout any given week, few situations draw such high levels of energy and competition: two-minute drill inside the Sherman E. Smith Training Center.

  • The top five OU plays in OU-Texas history

    darnell mayberry | Updated: 9 hr ago

    It's OU-Texas week. To kick it off, we're looking back at Berry Tramel's compilation of the five biggest Sooners plays in the history of the rivalry, which resumes at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Here are his top five OU plays.[pagebreak]Rocky Calmus’ 2000 interception...

  • Bob Stoops on penalties: 'We earned 'em'

    Berry Tramel | Updated: 12 hr ago

    OU was penalized 12 times for 134 yards against West Virginia. The Mountaineers were penalized 11 times for 111 yards. And Bob Stoops is mad. At his players. Not the officials. “I’m still really, really angry at our team,” Stoops said. “Disappointed at our lack of discipline. Way too many...

  • Oklahoma football: Cornerback Jordan Thomas earns game ball two weeks after suspension

    Jason Kersey | Updated: 11 hr ago

    NORMAN — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is pleased with how cornerback Jordan Thomas bounced back from his one-game suspension two weeks ago, but said he wants to see that same attitude more consistently. “I’m convinced for two weeks now, but we’ll see if he can continue with the right level of...

  • Oklahoma football: Bob Stoops adds cell phone policy after Kris Boyd snafu

    Jason Kersey | Updated: 12 hr ago

    NORMAN — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said before last weekend, he didn’t have a cell phone policy on game days. He does now. Texas freshman defensive back Kris Boyd retweeted someone suggesting that he could transfer during halftime of the Longhorns’ 50-7 loss at TCU on Saturday. Boyd has...

  • West Virginia: a good team in need of a quarterback

    Berry Tramel | Updated: 16 hr ago

    The Sooners hosted West Virginia last Saturday, and the Mountaineers host OSU this Saturday. That gives us a rare opportunity to analyze a big game with primary-source knowledge. So, OSU fans, here’s my take on West Virginia. Very solid team, highly competitive in most areas, but without a...

  • Live Coverage: Bob Stoops Press Conference

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Follow along at noon for up-to-the-minute updates off OU coach Bob Stoops' weekly news conference from our football coverage team and more from around the web.

  • Mason Rudolph earns first offensive player of the week honor

    darnell mayberry | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph has been named the Big 12 Co-Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against Kansas State on Saturday, the conference office announced today. He shares this week’s award with KaVontae Turpin from TCU. This is the first time Rudolph’s has won...

  • OSU football notebook: Field officials give OSU an extra first down

    By Kyle Fredrickson Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Oct 4, 2015

    The Big 12 Conference released a statement Sunday afternoon that acknowledged its field officials and chain crew incorrectly gave Oklahoma State a first down in its 36-34 victory against Kansas State on Saturday. Late in the second quarter, OSU faced first-and-10 from the Kansas State 45-yard...

  • OU's arch-rival has turned a brighter shade of orange

    By Berry Tramel | Published: Sun, Oct 4, 2015

    Texas no longer is OU’s arch-rival. The fans have spoken. They’ve been speaking for several years. OSU is the Sooners’ most hated foe. Bedlam is the biggest bloodsport on the schedule.

  • Big 12 rankings: TCU ranks ahead of OU, OSU

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Sat, Oct 3, 2015

    Time for our weekly Big 12 rankings. Remember, this isn’t a prediction. This is a rating of a team’s resume’. For instance, Baylor currently would have no chance to rate high with the College Football Playoff committee. Later, sure. Now, no way. 1. TCU (5-0, 2-0): Why the Horned Frogs...

  • Oklahoma returns to top-10 in both coach, media rankings

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Sun, Oct 4, 2015

    Oklahoma is back in the top-10 of both major college football polls. The Sooners came in at No. 9 in the latest coaches’ poll and 10th in the Associated Press media poll, both released Sunday. OU rose five spots in both polls following its 44-24 victory Saturday over West Virginia on Owen...

  • OSU Report Card: Jenni Carlson's grades from the Cowboys' win against Kansas State

    By Jenni Carlson Columnist | Published: Sun, Oct 4, 2015

    A dramatic 36-34 victory against Kansas State had its rocky moments, but you don't knock off a Bill Snyder-coached team without having some good performances. The grades reflect that. Mason Rudolph: A What a stellar bounce back for the Cowboy quarterback. A week after hand numbness and his...

  • OU Report Card: Berry Tramel's grades from the Sooners' win over West Virginia

    By Berry Tramel Columnist | Published: Sun, Oct 4, 2015

    The Sooners were dominant early and late, with some shaky moments in the middle. It all resulted in a 44-24 victory over West Virginia, and the grades reflect a mostly excellent performance. Receivers: A Sterling Shepard hasn't had a ton of help this season. That changed Saturday. West...

  • OSU Football: Ben Grogan delivers a second straight winning kick to down Kansas State

    By Jenni Carlson Columnist | Published: Sat, Oct 3, 2015

    STILLWATER – Mike Gundy doesn't get Ben Grogan. Truth be told, the Oklahoma State coach has never really been able to figure out kickers in his three decades coaching college football. What makes them tick? How they do what they do? He can't get a handle on any of it. Why would Grogan be any...


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