Oklahoma Rumors & News

  • QB Baker Mayfield Cuts Plea Deal In Drunk Running from Cops Incident

    TMZ "Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield -- who got DESTROYED by cops when he drunkenly tried to run from police -- will not have to go to jail. As we previously reported, the 2016 Heisman trophy finalist was arrested in Arkansas in Feb. after cops tried to confront him about an alleged violent altercation..." June 19

  • Baker Mayfield gets alcohol education, community service for February arrest

    Bleacher Report "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has learned his punishment stemming from his February arrest. According to Dave Miller of Campus Insiders, Mayfield will have to complete 35 hours of community service and participate in university alcohol education. Mayfield was originally charged with..." June 15

  • Lincoln Riley to take over at Oklahoma

    CBS Sports "Legendary coach Bob Stoops, 56, will retire after 18 seasons leading the Oklahoma Sooners and is prepared to inform his team on Wednesday, according to The Oklahoman and the coach himself. Stoops leaves Oklahoma with a 190-48 record, 10 conference titles in the Big 12 and the 2001 BCS National..." June 07

  • OU coach Bob Stoops retiring

    The Oklahoman "Bob Stoops, one of the three coaching giants of Oklahoma’s century-long football excellence, plans to tell his team Wednesday that he will retire after 18 seasons as the Sooner head coach. An OU source said offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley will take over as head coach. It is expected that..." June 07

  • Oklahoma nabs highly touted QB Tanner Mordecai

    247 Sports "Oklahoma has landed its quarterback in 2018. The Sooners received a verbal from Waco (Texas) Midway signal-caller Tanner Mordecai on Thursday. The Lone Star State passer chose to play for Bob Stoops, Lincoln Riley and company over an offer list that included local Baylor, Georgia North..." June 02

  • Four-star QB Cameron Rising flips commitment from Oklahoma to Texas

    Sports Day "Tom Herman is off to a hot start on the recruiting trail at Texas. Herman and the Longhorns came away with a key commitment this weekend as four-star California quarterback Cameron Rising flipped his verbal pledge from Oklahoma to Texas. Rising announced his decision via Twitter. Rising..." April 23

  • Former Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon allegedly hit a girl in high school

    Sportsnaut "As the 2017 NFL Draft nears, former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon remains the most divisive player potentially set to be drafted next week. A first-round talent, Mixon could see a dramatic tumble down the draft boards after a video was released late last year showing Mixon punching a woman..." April 19

  • Suspended Oklahoma DB Parrish Cobb arrested for armed robbery

    The Oklahoman "Former OU cornerback Parrish Cobb was arrested by Norman Police on Thursday morning in connection to an overnight armed robbery on Oak Tree Ave. Cobb, who had previously been arrested in Waco, Texas, in connection with a string of January armed robberies, was booked into the Cleveland County..." April 14

  • Baker Mayfield: Blame falls on players, not coaches

    ESPN "Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield said he and his teammates have not met their standards with their off-field behavior, and as the leader of the team, he needs to set a better example. Freshman quarterback Chris Robison was arrested for public intoxication early Sunday morning. His..." April 12

  • Oklahoma QB Chris Robison arrested for public intoxication

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma early enrollee quarterback Chris Robison, 18, was arrested early Sunday morning for public intoxication, according to jail records. The freshman quarterback, who enrolled at OU for the spring semester, was taken in at 3:33am Sunday morning, just about 12 hours after wrapping up his..." April 10

  • Oklahoma's Mayfield pleads not guilty to public intoxication charge

    Tulsa World "An attorney for Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield entered a not guilty plea on Mayfield’s behalf Friday morning, according to information from the Fayetteville (Arkansas) District Court. Mayfield is facing charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest as a..." April 08

  • Oklahoma's Parker out 8 weeks with stress fracture in foot

    247 Sports "Starting cornerback Jordan Parker is out eight weeks with a stress fracture in his foot. Doctors placed a screw into the fracture to heal it, and he’s expected to be back in time for summer workouts in June. Parker started the final eight games last season and played in 10, recording 36..." April 06

  • Oklahoma football player accused of pimping out cheerleader

    New York Post "Former Oklahoma Sooners defensive back Lawrence “L.J.” Moore was arrested last week after being accused of pimping for ex-Sooners cheerleader Micah Madison Parker. Parker, 23, was busted after soliciting an undercover officer for sex, according to a probable cause affidavit filed in Oklahoma..." April 04

  • 4-star RB T.J. Pledger commits to Oklahoma

    Bleacher Report "T.J. Pledger has committed to the Oklahoma Sooners, giving the squad one of the top running backs in the 2018 class. Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports reported Pledger's decision Saturday. The 4-star recruit is the third-best running back in the country and No. 20 overall at any position,..." March 25

  • OU's Baker Mayfield: 'I messed up,' regrets letting down 'all the fans'

    ESPN "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield said getting arrested last month in Arkansas was an "instant regret" and that he realizes he "let down" many people. On Tuesday, Mayfield spoke publicly for the first time about the Feb. 25 incident, after which he was charged with misdemeanor complaints of..." March 22

  • Oklahoma Quarterback Baker Mayfield Arrested For Public Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct And Resisting Arrest

    Deadspin "Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield is in an Arkansas jail after Fayetteville police accused him of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing, and resisting arrest. The Oklahoma athletic department did not immediately respond to a request for comment; Fayetteville cops say a full..." February 25

  • Police release video of interview with woman punched by Mixon

    KFOR "More than two years after a former OU running back punched a woman in a restaurant on Campus Corner, we are now hearing from the victim in the case. In 2014, OU running back Joe Mixon was suspended for punching Amelia Molitor inside Pickleman's on Campus Corner. Molitor suffered several..." February 10

  • Ryan Jones commits to Sooners

    Scout "Oklahoma has made a habit of doing this lately. A recruit not really on the radar at all that ends up inking with the Sooners at the last minute. The 2017 edition? Introduce you to Charlotte (N.C.) Mallard Creek athlete Ryan Jones, who announced his commitment to the Sooners on Saturday..." January 29

  • LSU flips heralded LB Jacob Phillips from Oklahoma

    SI "LSU has flipped four-star linebacker Jacob Phillips from Oklahoma on Thursday, the Army All-American announced on Twitter. The flip comes after months of pushing from the LSU staff, lead by General Manager Austin Thomas. "This has been one of the hardest decisions I have ever made in my..." January 27

  • Oklahoma's Parrish Cobb suspended from the university

    Tulsa World "Oklahoma cornerback Parrish Cobb has not only been suspended from athletics participation — as noted in an OU news release last week — but also from the university following his recent arrest, President David Boren said during a meeting with the Tulsa World Editorial Board. “He’s suspended from..." January 26

  • Oklahoma CB Parrish Cobb named in aggravated robbery arrest warrants

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Oklahoma cornerback Parrish Cobb is named in arrest warrants in Central Texas, charging him with aggravated robbery, his attorney confirmed to the Waco Herald-Tribune on Tuesday. Cobb, 19, is identified as a suspect in an armed robbery Jan. 10 in Bellmead, near Waco, the warrants say. His..." January 18

  • Alabama betting favorites to take home 2018 National Championship

    Covers.com "Before the confetti was even loaded into the cannons at the 2017 CFP National Championship Game between the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide, sportsbooks across Las Vegas were releasing their futures odds to win the 2018 title game. No matter which schools are represented at..." January 10

  • Oklahoma cruises past Auburn in Sugar Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "NEW ORLEANS -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has heard it before: SEC football teams are bigger, stronger and more physical than teams from the Big 12, as if his seventh-ranked Sooners have been playing flag football for the last several years. But after suffocating No. 14 Auburn 35-19 in the..." January 03

  • Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine intends to enter 2017 NFL Draft

    NFL.com "Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Perine announced his intentions via Instagram on Tuesday. With a strong build and a powerful running style, Perine (5-feet-10, 235 pounds) would be well-suited for an NFL club looking for..." January 03

  • Brent Musburger basically yells at Twitter live on air over his Joe Mixon comments

    CBS Sports "Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon has dealt with a second round of criticism from the public since video evidence of him striking a female in 2014 was released on Dec. 16. Mixon was suspended for a year for the assault, went through the criminal process and returned to the team for the 2015..." January 03

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