Welcome to the home of “The Non-Fiction Writers,” NewsOK.com’s new OU football podcast from beat writers Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber.
The podcast’s name is a nod to legendary former OU football coach Barry Switzer, who has famously referred to reporters as “fiction writers.”
You can click on the link below to listen and download the podcast to your computer, or you can subscribe on iTunes by clicking here.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 08/28/2014 <–Click there) — Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber get you ready for Oklahoma’s 2014 season opener against Louisiana Tech with talk about the running back, wide receiver and Frank Shannon situations. The guys also make their picks for the game.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 08/26/2014 — Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber are joined by Louisiana Tech radio color analyst Teddy Allen, who talks about the Bulldogs’ offense, defensive coordinator Manny Diaz and the school’s football history, which includes Terry Bradshaw and Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 08/21/2014 — Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber spend the entire podcast with the legendary Barry Switzer, who gave his thoughts on the media, Johnny Manziel, the Sugar Bowl and Joe Mixon, among other topics.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 08/19/2014 — Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber spend another podcast talking about off-the-field issues, including Joe Mixon’s one-year suspension and Frank Shannon’s status moving forward.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 08/13/2014 — Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber talk about the off-the-field issues that have dominated headlines about the Sooners of late, including Dorial Green-Beckham, Joe Mixon, Frank Shannon and Baker Mayfield.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 07/01/2014 — Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber spend the entire podcast chatting with former OU fullback J.D. Runnels, who talks about summer workouts, player compensation, the Ed O’Bannon case, the Sooners’ rich fullback history under Bob Stoops and stadium upgrades.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 06/26/2014 — Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber discuss the Board of Regents’ recent approval to OU stadium upgrades and Bob Stoops’ raise, which made him the second-highest paid college football coach in the country.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 06/24/2014 — Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber discuss the latest news regarding defensive tackle Jordan Phillips and upcoming OU football stadium upgrades, then are joined by OU 2015 kicker commitment Austin Seibert.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 06/19/2014 — After more than a month off from podcast while Jason got married, the guys discuss OU football recruiting, Dorial Green-Beckham, the 25th anniversary of Barry Switzer’s resignation and the possible changes coming to college athletics with the Ed O’Bannon case.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 05/13/2014 — Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber recap the 2014 NFL Draft and are joined by SoonerScoop.com’s Josh McCuistion to discuss the 2015 recruiting class for OU.
The Non-Fiction Writers: 05/06/2014— Ryan Aber and Jason Kersey discuss the Sooners’ NFL Draft prospects, are joined by former Sooner Gabe Ikard and wrap up with a recap of Oklahoma’s 2014 spring football practices.