A video narrated by James Garner shown before Oklahoma football games a few years ago contained a line that Owen Field was the place “where young lads dream of one day wearing the crimson and cream.” For Sterling Shepard, truer words were never spoken. There was never any choice but the University of Oklahoma for the star wide receiver from Heritage Hall.
Loyce Dean finally has some much-needed closure. Just days past the five-year anniversary of her son Mandrell's tragic death, Loyce Dean watched her grandson, Quintaz Struble, sign a letter of intent with Arkansas State on Wednesday morning at Heritage Hall. “This day was like a brand new start,” Loyce Dean said. “It was like the dead have come alive. I'm so proud of Quintaz, I don't know what to do.”
jason kersey and andrew knittle | Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014
NORMAN — Norman Police and the University of Oklahoma athletics department are investigating an alleged assault near the OU campus involving a Sooner football player.
Norman police responded to the incident at Pickleman’s Gourmet Cafe in Norman just after 2:30 a.m. Friday morning. No arrests...
Douglass’ Dameko Doddles verbally committed to Wyoming on Wednesday, Trojans coach Willis Alexander told The Oklahoman.
Doddles is ranked No. 24 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30, and his lone scholarship offer came from the Cowboys.
It is unclear whether Doddles will play receiver or safety at...
Jenks four-star defensive tackle Marquise Overton is ranked No. 4 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 list of the state’s top college football prospects. With Overton’s Jan. 3 commitment, Oklahoma is set to sign a Jenks player for the fourth straight season and the fifth time in seven years.
NORMAN — Oklahoma’s recruiting momentum continued Wednesday when defensive end Kenneth Mann committed to the Sooners.
OU has now received two defensive line commitments in three days and picked up five overall commitments in the past two months.
Mann (6-foot-4, 240 pounds) is rated as a...
#kennercitystandup them children in my section gone love that pic.twitter.com/Wpy86fIZYr — Tyrell Jacobs (@tyrelljacobs98) July 21, 2014 Defensive tackle Tyrell Jacobs of Metairie (La.) Rummel High committed to Oklahoma on Monday. Jacobs posted his commitment on Twitter. Jacobs (6-foot-4, 260...
By Jonathan Greco, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Jul 10, 2014
The 6-foot-4, 215-pound senior, who has an offer from Arkansas State, can play almost any skill position. During his junior season, he lined up at quarterback, wide receiver, running back and cornerback.
Oklahoma State got its eighth commitment of the 2015 class on Friday in Duncanville, Texas linebacker Za’Carrius Green, according to a report from GoPokes.com. Scout.com ranks Green as a three-star prospect. At 5 feet 11 inches and 190 pounds, Green could also play safety in college. Green was an...
NORMAN — Oklahoma’s strong June recruiting push continued Thursday when the Sooners picked up a commitment from guard Dominique Hearne.
Hearne (6-foot-3, 288 pounds) announced his commitment on Twitter. The three-star prospect is the third commitment in the last nine days for the Sooners. All...
BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer, email@example.com | Published: Tue, Jun 3, 2014
NORMAN — Pflugerville (Texas) Hendrickson has once again proven fruitful for Oklahoma football.
Four-star cornerback P.J. Mbanasor committed to the Sooners on Tuesday, becoming OU’s fifth commit for the 2015 class.
The former TCU commit announced his decision on Twitter, posting “Let’s...
After de-committing in April from his verbal commitment to Oklahoma, the 6-foot-3, 310-pound offensive lineman said the Sooners are still in the mix but he will have a better idea of his top choices after making official visits.
Last September, John Kolar was showing his athletic ability while establishing himself as a valuable wide receiver in the Norman North offense.
Then quarterback David Cornwell got hurt and Kolar got to show off a whole different set of skills.
The 6-foot-4, 190-pound Kolar jumped right in,...
Two weeks ago, Millwood defensive end Josh Little was just another promising prospect hoping Division I colleges would take notice.
Now, he needs both hands to count all his D-I offers.
And the 6-foot-4, 230-pound senior is compiling an impressive list of suitors.
“It’s just a matter of...
As players mature, develop and train, they’re going to get faster.
But elite speed rarely blossoms out of hard work. Either you have it or you don’t.
That’s what makes prospects such as Edmond Memorial cornerback Robert Charlton a valuable commodity on the recruiting scene.
Oklahoma State opened its doors for fans –and recruits – to the Orange Blitz on Saturday.
The blitz continued Sunday, with the Cowboys picking up a 2015 commitment from running back Ronald Jones, a four-star recruit from McKinney North High School in McKinney, Texas.
Jones, who attended...