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  • OU football: Keith Ford, Sooners RBs run to 48-16 win over La. Tech

    BY JASON KERSEY, Staff Writer, jkersey@opubco.com | Updated: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    NORMAN — Trevor Knight passed for 252 yards and a touchdown and Keith Ford had 117 yards from scrimmage and scored two touchdowns to help No. 4 Oklahoma defeat Louisiana Tech 48-16 on Saturday night. Ford ran for 51 yards and caught four passes for 66 yards for the Sooners, who rolled to a...

  • OSU football: Cowboys fall just short in 37-31 loss to No. 1 Florida State

    BY KYLE FREDRICKSON, Staff Writer, kfredrickson@opubco.com | Updated: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State opened defense of its national title with a 37-31 victory Saturday night over Oklahoma State on the same field where this year’s champion will be crowned. Winston wasn’t nearly...

  • OSU football: Cowboys' Tyreek Hill lives up to hype, goes for 278 all-purpose yards

    BY JOHN HELSLEY, Staff Writer, jhelsley@opubco.com | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas – As the Florida State opener neared and the noise showering praise on Tyreek Hill soared, many started to wonder if Hill could possibly live up to the hype? Possibly? Definitively. If anything, Hill may have exceeded the hype Saturday night. “I think his play kind of...

  • Oklahoma State football: OSU-FSU by the numbers

    By Berry Tramel | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    2: Pass breakups and interceptions by OSU defensive tackle Emmanuel Ogbah 2: Touchdowns scored off quarterback draw plays of longer than 20 yards — OSU’s J.W. Walsh on a 24-yarder, FSU’s Jameis Winston on a 28-yarder. 3: Straight losses for OSU, the Cowboys’ longest losing streak since a...

  • OU football: Ejection of Jordan Evans, suspension of Frank Shannon force Sooners to deal with LB depth issues

    BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer, raber@opubco.com | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    NORMAN — On Louisiana Tech’s third drive Saturday night vs. Oklahoma, the Sooners were forced to deal with their depth issues at linebacker. With Frank Shannon held out as he fights a one-year suspension from the school in district court, his replacement — sophomore Jordan Evans — was ejected...

  • Remote patrol: Oklahoma State earns respect from Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit

    By Mel Bracht | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    Chris Fowler, who made his debut after replacing Brent Musburger as play-by-play announcer, said, “Give the credit to Oklahoma State. The roster of young, fresh faces has shown grit and fight tonight.”

  • OU football: Big win over La. Tech gave walk-on linebacker Caleb Gastelum a night he won't forget

    BY JENNI CARLSON | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    NORMAN — Fans streamed toward the exits, players headed toward the locker room, and still, Caleb Gastelum lingered on the Owen Field turf. He talked with family. He posed for pictures. He soaked in everything. Hard to blame him. The Oklahoma reserve linebacker had a game he could’ve only...

  • OSU football notebook: 'Trail of Tears' sign causes stir, apology

    BY JOHN HELSLEY, KYLE FREDRICKSON and BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    ESPN’s College GameDay has become must-see TV every Saturday during the college football season. And as much as the hosts own the show, the fans who show up on set, and their creative signs, have become a popular attraction, too. One sign Saturday went too far, however, as the GameDay crew...

  • OU football: What they're saying about the Sooners' 48-16 win over La. Tech

    COMPILED BY JASON KERSEY, Staff Writer, jkersey@opubco.com | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    NORMAN — Oklahoma opened the 2014 season with a 48-16 victory over Louisiana Tech. Here’s a look at what some coaches and players had to say after the game: Junior receiver Sterling Shepard, on his talk with Bob Stoops following first-quarter his touchdown reception. Shepard celebrated by...

  • No. 4 Oklahoma beats Louisiana Tech 48-16

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma left the impression it desired in a season-opening blowout over Louisiana Tech. Trevor Knight passed for 253 yards and a touchdown and Keith Ford had 116 yards from scrimmage and scored two touchdowns to help the fourth-ranked Sooners beat the Bulldogs 48-16 on...

  • OU football: Sooners Q&A with Sooners' QB Trevor Knight

    BY JASON KERSEY, Staff Writer, jkersey@opubco.com | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    NORMAN — This year’s season opener was drastically different for Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight. The sophomore completed 19-of-34 passes for 253 yards with one touchdown and one interception in the Sooners’ 48-16 victory over Louisiana Tech. Last year, Knight struggled in the passing...

  • OU football notebook: Sooners' Blake Bell makes debut at tight end

    BY RYAN ABER AND JASON KERSEY, Staff Writers | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Quarterback-turned-tight end Blake Bell didn’t get onto the stat sheet, going without a catch in his first game at the position. But Bell did a solid job blocking, including a couple blocks that sprung Sooners running backs for long gains in Oklahoma’s 48-16 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday...

  • Eastern Washington thumps Montana Western, 41-9

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Vernon Adams Jr. threw for 360 yards and five touchdowns to lead Eastern Washington to a 41-9 win over NAIA Montana Western Saturday night. Adams, who completed 27 of 30, threw 3 yards to Kendrick Bourne in the first quarter and fired 29 yards to Cory Mitchell and 55 yards...

  • BC-FBC--T25-Florida St.-Oklahoma St. Stats

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    FSU_FG Aguayo 36, 8:51. FSU_Andrews 9 interception return (Aguayo kick), 8:37. FSU_Pender 11 run (Aguayo kick), 8:19. OkSt_Roland 1 run (Grogan kick), 3:58. OkSt_FG Grogan 37, :00. FSU_FG Aguayo 27, 11:50. OkSt_Glidden 55 pass from Walsh (Grogan kick), 10:45. FSU_Winston 28 run (Aguayo...

  • Boykin's 3 TDs lead TCU past Samford, 48-14

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU coach Gary Patterson said Trevone Boykin didn't win the competition to quarterback the Horned Frogs' new, up-tempo offense until the team's recent pre-season scrimmages. But Boykin left little doubt that he'll keep it with his performance in the Horned Frogs' 48-14...



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