Oklahoma Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Mixon: 'It's never okay to retaliate and hit a woman'

    Sports Day "Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon publicly apologized for punching a woman, fellow student Amelia Molitor, in a Norman restaurant in 2014 during a press conference Friday. It was the first time Mixon had spoken about the incident with reporters. "I'm here to basically apologize to Miss Molitor," Mixon..." December 23

  • Report: Oklahoma’s Joe Mixon will likely go undrafted after video release

    Fanrag Sports "Events that happened even two years ago can come back to haunt a person if they are caught on video as is evident with the recent release of the now infamous Joe Mixon incident. The Oklahoma running back told his attorneys this week to release the video of him punching a fellow Sooners’ student..." December 20

  • Sooners' Joe Mixon: 'It felt like a dude hit me'

    The Oklahoman "University of Oklahoma tailback Joe Mixon told Norman police in 2014 that “it felt like a dude hit me” when Mia Molitor slapped him inside Pickleman’s Gourmet Café and that he punched her in reaction. “I was so shocked,” Mixon said of being slapped. New details of the infamous incident are..." December 20

  • Joe Mixon Evicted from Oklahoma Apartment

    TMZ "More trouble for Oklahoma football star Joe Mixon -- who was evicted from his campus-area apartment after falling behind on the rent ... TMZ Sports has learned. Mixon -- who's been tied up in legal proceedings over a 2014 incident in which he brutally punched a female student in the face -- was..." December 19

  • Sexual assault activist demands answers from Oklahoma in wake of Joe Mixon video

    CBS Sports "Activist Brenda Tracy has sent an email to Oklahoma officials demanding the school publicly state a "zero tolerance" policy regarding violence against women. Tracy, a rape victim, was impacted significantly Friday night after viewing tape of tailback Joe Mixon punching OU student Amelia Molitor..." December 17

  • Mixon, Mayfield lead Sooners past Cowboys

    The Sports Xchange "NORMAN, Okla. -- With Dede Westbrook out, Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon took over for Oklahoma. Perine provided the bruising physicality while Mixon flashed the speed, helping the No. 9 Sooners to a 38-20 win over No. 10 Oklahoma State in front of 87,527 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial..." December 03

  • Oklahoma DC upset with DT Charles Walker for 'quitting' to focus on NFL Draft

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Oklahoma defensive tackle Charles Walker told coach Bob Stoops he's leaving the program Tuesday to focus on the NFL Draft. Leaving the team before the season is over is an unusual move for a college athlete, especially for an elite one on the No. 9 team in the country. But Walker suffered a..." November 16

  • Oklahoma beats down Baylor, 45-24

    The Sports Xchange "NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma's offense led the way through much of a six-game winning streak to begin Big 12 play. On Saturday against Baylor, it was the defense's turn to come through with some big plays for the No. 11 Sooners. Oklahoma forced three turnovers, its most of the season, and..." November 12

  • Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon threw torn-up citation at parking attendant's face, police report states

    Sports Day "Joe Mixon missed Thursday night's game at Iowa State after Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops had suspended the running back for a violation of team rules. Earlier in the week, it was revealed that Mixon was involved in an altercation with a parking attendant. Mixon was given a parking citation on OU's..." November 05

  • Westbrook leads No. 14 Oklahoma past Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "AMES, Iowa -- As good as Dede Westbrook was Thursday night against Iowa State and has been for Oklahoma, Sooners coach Bob Stoops saved his highest praise for Dimitri Flowers. Saddled with the responsibility of being the top running back despite not having a single carry in his first..." November 04

  • Joe Mixon suspended for Thursday's game against Iowa State

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon has been suspended for Thursday's game at Iowa State following an incident with a parking attendant on the OU campus on Tuesday morning. At 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Mixon was given a parking citation on the north oval, said his attorney, Blake Johnson. “He was..." November 02

  • No. 16 Oklahoma crushes Kansas

    The Sports Xchange "NORMAN, Okla. -- When Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops walked into the postgame interview room after his No. 16 Sooners blew out Kansas 56-3 on Saturday, his demeanor was a bit more upbeat than it was a week before. A dominant defensive performance was just what the beleaguered..." October 30

  • Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine out for two to three weeks

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine will miss two to three weeks with a pulled muscle in his leg, Sooners coach Bob Stoops said Monday. Perine was injured diving for a touchdown on the first drive of Saturday's 38-17 win over Kansas State. Oklahoma's running back depth has taken a big hit..." October 17

  • Sooners lose Perine, but win big

    The Sports Xchange "NORMAN, Okla. -- A little punishment wasn't about to slow down Dede Westbrook. Oklahoma's senior wide receiver was held out of the starting lineup Saturday against Kansas State but quickly made an impact. Westbrook had nine catches for 184 yards and three touchdowns as the No. 19..." October 15

  • Mayfield, Westbrook help Sooners outlast Longhorns

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- When 20th-ranked Oklahoma needed to control the clock with the game in the balance in the fourth quarter against Texas on Saturday, the Sooners opted for a lot of three-yard runs and short passes rather than flashy, deep passes. The focus of that late strategy was workhorse Samaje..." October 08

  • Oklahoma runs past Louisiana-Monroe 59-17

    The Sports Xchange "NORMAN, Okla. -- A week ago, Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley struggled to bring much balance to the offense with a limited Samaje Perine in the lineup. Saturday night in the Sooners' home opener against Louisiana-Monroe, there wasn't much of any kind of struggled for..." September 10

  • No. 15 Houston upends No. 3 Oklahoma

    The Sports Xchange "HOUSTON -- Tom Herman initially had no intention of trying to replicate Auburn's famous "Kick Six" from 2013. But a timeout gave Houston's coach time to reconsider, he put Brandon Wilson back at the back of the end zone and his cornerback made the day's most memorable play, returning a..." September 03