Jason Kersey

Oklahoma football: Sooners' backup quarterback...

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Until redshirt freshman Cody Thomas is fully healed from the muscle strain that has plagued him the past couple weeks — or...

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Ryan Aber

Oklahoma football: Jordan Phillips showed what...

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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...

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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: 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.

  • Oklahoma football: Sooners' backup quarterback situation is tricky for now

    By Jason Kersey | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    Until redshirt freshman Cody Thomas is fully healed from the muscle strain that has plagued him the past couple weeks — or Texas Tech transfer Baker Mayfield wins his eligibility battle, which seems like a long shot — the Sooners really don’t have any good options behind starter Trevor Knight at...

  • Up next for Oklahoma football: Scouting Tulsa

    BY JASON KERSEY | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    NO. 4 OKLAHOMA AT TULSA When: 11 a.m. Saturday Where: H.A. Chapman Stadium, Tulsa TV: ABC (KOCO — Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, U-verse 5/1005) Radio: KOKC-AM 1520, KRXO-FM 107.7 Scouting Tulsa Record: 1-0, 1-0 in AAC play; coming off a 38-31, double-overtime win over Tulane last...

  • Oklahoma football notebook: Tyler Evans feels good after long layoff

    BY RYAN ABER AND JASON KERSEY | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    Tyler Evans is in his sixth year with the Sooners and saw his first action since the Insight Bowl after the 2011 season Saturday, starting at right guard.

  • Oklahoma 48, Louisiana Tech 16: Postgame links and observations

    Jason Kersey | Yesterday

    NORMAN — Oklahoma began its 2014 campaign with a 48-16 rout of overmatched Louisiana Tech. Here’s a look at our coverage for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com, followed by a few quick thoughts: * My game story: Keith Ford, Sooners RBs run to 48-16 win over La. Tech * Jenni Carlson’s column: Big win...

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

    BY JASON KERSEY, Staff Writer, jkersey@opubco.com | Yesterday

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • OU football: A look at the Sooners' win by the numbers

    jenni carlson | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Here is a look at Oklahoma’s 48-16 win over La. Tech by the numbers: * 3: Oklahoma starters who have now started at least three season openers. All of them are on the offensive line: Adam Shead, Daryl Williams and Tyler Evans. * 4: Starters who made their first career start Saturday night –...

  • OU report card: Sooners QB Trevor Knight solid, not spectacular in victory

    jenni carlson | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    On a night that OU rolled La Tech 48-16, the grades reflect that dominance. TREVOR KNIGHT: A The Sooner quarterback was stout from the get-go. He finished the night 19 of 34 for 253 yards with one touchdown and one interception. He rushed for another 17 yards. Knight wasn’t as spectacular as...

  • Halftime thoughts: Oklahoma vs. Louisiana Tech

    Ryan Aber | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    NORMAN—Oklahoma leads Louisiana Tech 31-3 at halftime in the season opener. Here are a few quick thoughts, things to watch moving forward and stats from the first half. THREE THINGS THAT STOOD OUT -You’ve got to start with the early ejection of linebacker Jordan Evans for...



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