Jason Kersey

Oklahoma football: Officials feel confident...

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NORMAN — University of Oklahoma officials feel very confident about their chances to get wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham...

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Ryan Aber

Oklahoma football notebook: NCAA's new snack...

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The NCAA’s new rule allowing institutions to provide unlimited meals and snacks to student-athletes — including walk-ons — went...

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Jenni Carlson

Charlie Strong has made some tough love...

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Arguably the nicest thing the Texas coach said about his football team during Big 12 media days: “We’re not as bad as we used...

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Oklahoma Sooners: OU Football, Basketball & Sports News

  • Oklahoma football: Joe Mixon will not report for team activities while under investigation

    By Ryan Aber | Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    The freshman running back is being investigated for allegedly assaulting a 20-year-old female OU student early last Friday morning. “Joe Mixon is not reporting for team activities at this time,” a statement from the OU athletics department read. “We will continue to monitor the situation.”

  • Oklahoma Caravan notebook: Bob Stoops said he was 'just stating facts' about SEC

    By Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber | Published: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    Stoops, who made waves last summer when he questioned the SEC’s overall strength as a football conference, led the Sooners to a surprising 45-31 Sugar Bowl upset of two-time defending national champion Alabama several months later.

  • OU football: Joe Mixon investigation could last another week or more

    Ryan Aber | Published: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    The investigation involving Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon could last another week or more, a Norman Police official said Wednesday. “We are not closer to making an arrest,” Norman Police captain Todd Gibson told the Tulsa World in an e-mail. “and would anticipate having documentation...

  • OU, OSU players on the Big 12's 2014 All-Name Team

    Published: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    FOX Sports writer David Ubben put together his annual list of the best names in the Big 12 -- The Big 12 All-Name Team. His results? Three OU and two OSU players make the list, including Team MVP Eric Striker. From Ubben on Striker: "He's truly the perfect All-Name team candidate. First off,...

  • Trent Williams ran hills with Adrian Peterson in 102 degree heat this offseason

    Published: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    Washington Redskins left tackle and former OU All-American Trent Williams said Adrian Peterson was a driving force in his offseason workouts. Williams worked out with Peterson for the last month before training camp, "running hills in 102-degree weather with weight vests on," he said. "I...

  • Power Lunch: Chat with Jason Kersey

    staff reports | Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    OU writer Jason Kersey will be on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m., answering your questions on Sooners sports -- from Joe Mixon to DGB. Get your questions in now.

  • OU football: Eric Striker No. 52 on ESPN's top 100 college football players

    Published: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    Editors and writers from ESPN ranked the top 100 college football players, and OU linebacker Eric Striker came in at No. 52. From ESPN: "Striker is already one of the most ferocious pass-rushers in the Big 12 and perhaps the country. To cap his sophomore season, he sacked Alabama QB AJ...

  • Oklahoma football: Hello, Houston

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    The Houston Chronicle reports that an OU-University of Houston game is being finalized to kick off the 2016 season at NRG Stadium (formerly Reliant Stadium).  And if the Sooners indeed play in Houston, only one question arises. What took the Sooners so long? Houston is a big city for the...

  • Oklahoma football: Surveillance video in Joe Mixon investigation likely won't be released soon

    BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    Barring a leak of the tape, it likely wouldn’t be viewed by the public until a preliminary hearing or a trial if there are eventually charges filed in the case. It could also be released if Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn declines to file charges in the case.

  • Oklahoma football: Joe Mixon's fate rests in hands of two men — district attorney Greg Mashburn and coach Bob Stoops

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    If Greg Mashburn files a felony charge, Stoops has been relieved of his decision-making. There is nothing else to talk about. But if Mashburn opts for a misdemeanor or no charge, then Stoops has options.

  • Oklahoma scene: Andrew Howe, Kendric Maple join OU wrestling staff

    Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    Oklahoma wrestling will add recent alumni Andrew Howe and Kendric Maple to its coaching staff. Howe has been hired as an assistant coach, filling a vacancy left by Jared Frayer. Maple will serve as a volunteer assistant. Head coach Mark Cody made the announcement Tuesday morning on Twitter....

  • Kurt Warner wants Sam Bradford to 'develop confidence, take some chances'

    Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    Former St. Louis Rams quarterback Kurt Warner wants to see Sam Bradford be successful, and he has some idea for things he wants to see out of the former OU great. Warner went on 101 ESPN in St. Louis on Monday and said he'd like to see "him (Bradford) develop the confidence where he's willing...

  • Trevor Knight, Ty Darlington among OU athletes leading weekly prayer circles on South Oval

    Jason Kersey | Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    NORMAN — When OU athletes are wrapping up their annual mission trip to Haiti, they always challenge themselves to find ways to bring what they’ve learned back to Norman. Gymnast Becca Clark suggested a regular prayer circle on the South Oval. Quarterback Trevor Knight excitedly jumped on board,...

  • How OU did NOT fail Joe Mixon

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

      One of the best parts of my job, no, the best part of my job is the people I meet. Colleagues. Readers. Fans. Heck, even a few of the subjects I write about. And some of the people I meet are rather sharp. Sharp enough to take over my platform from time to time. Whether it’s […]

  • OU football: Police release 911 call in alleged Joe Mixon assault investigation

    Ryan Aber | Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    In a three-minute call to 911, a Pickleman’s Gourmet Cafe employee describes the early Friday incident that has Oklahoma freshman football player Joe Mixon under investigation for alleged assault. “Some girl just got clocked in the face,” the caller said after giving the location and address. The...


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