Oklahoma Rumors & News

  • Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield could regain lost year of eligibility

    Sports Day "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will have another chance to get back the year of eligibility he lost when he transferred from Texas Tech. A proposed rule change is on the agenda for the Big 12's faculty representatives Wednesday at conference meetings next week in Las Colinas, commissioner..." May 27

  • Oklahoma WR Dede Westbrook arrested for trespassing

    Yahoo! Sports "Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook was arrested Monday on a charge of criminal trespassing in his hometown of Cameron, Texas. Per the Norman Transcript, Westbrook was released approximately three hours after he was booked. According to a Milan County (Texas) Jail spokesperson, Westbrook..." May 25

  • Video of Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon punching woman ruled public record

    SI - College Football "The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that a surveillance video showing Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon punching a female student in 2014 is public record, according to News9.com. The ruling allows the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters to go to trial to gain access to the video, after a judge..." May 11

  • Oklahoma was 'within 30 minutes' of leaving for the Pac-10 in 2010

    CBS Sports "The Big 12 hasn't been a true "12" for a while now, though there's been plenty of recent talk about the conference expanding in hopes of better positioning itself to compete within the Power Five. We don't know which schools the Big 12 will be adding, or if it will add any at all. What we do..." May 10

  • TCU, Oklahoma crack the top 10 in latest (early) top 25 from Fox Sports

    Sports Day "Fox Sports' Stewart Mandel came out with his latest early top 25 and it featured four local teams, including two that made the top 10. The TCU Horned Frogs came in at No. 6, despite Mandel noting the question marks in TCU's offense after losing so many key pieces after last season. "Replacing..." May 09

  • Oklahoma's Alex Ross to pursue graduate transfer

    Yahoo! Sports "An explosive kick returner just hit the transfer market. Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops announced Friday that running back Alex Ross will pursue a graduate transfer. Ross, who was a redshirt junior for the Sooners last season, is set to graduate from OU next week and will be immediately eligible..." May 06

  • Oklahoma earns commitment from elite Georgia RB Trey Sermon

    Sports Day "Less than five hours after losing four-star wide receiver CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma bounced back in a big way on the recruiting trail. The Sooners landed a verbal commitment from four-star Marietta (GA) running back Trey Sermon on Friday afternoon." April 29

  • WRs Jalen Reagor, Charleston Rambo commit to Oklahoma

    SI - College Football "The Oklahoma Sooners received commitments from a pair of four-star receivers Sunday, picking up verbals from Jalen Reagor and Charleston Rambo. Reagor is the No. 193 overall recruit and No. 27 receiver in the 2017 class according to Scout.com. He previously committed to Texas Tech, but..." March 29

  • Oklahoma Lands Commitment From 4-Star WR Jalen Reagor

    College Spun "Jalen Reagor, a four-star wide receiver in the 2017 class, has committed to Oklahoma. The 5-foot-11, 182-pound prospect out of Texas is ranked the No. 45 WR in the class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings. " March 27

  • Trevor Knight looking forward to fresh start at Texas A&M

    Dallas Morning News "Quarterback Trevor Knight's career ran the gamut at Oklahoma. At Texas A&M, where spring practice starts Monday, he's the new guy. In joining the Aggies for his final season of eligibility, Knight gets one last chance to regain a starting position and recapture the fleeting magic he displayed..." February 28

  • Judge decides to keep Joe Mixon video sealed

    College Football Talk "Surveillance footage of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon punching a female will remain sealed, a judge ruled Thursday morning according to The Oklahoman. Oklahoma media have asked for the video to be made public as it had been entered in court proceedings last year. However, the video was not..." February 25

  • Appeals court rules Joe Mixon assault video is a ‘public record’

    College Football Talk "What could potentially be a public relations nightmare for the University of Oklahoma and its football program is looming larger out on the horizon. Monday afternoon, the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals ruled that security video showing OU running back Joe Mixon punching a female student in..." February 23

  • Court: Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon assault video is 'public record'

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "An Oklahoma appeals court has ruled that footage of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon punching a woman in the face should be released to the public. Mixon was suspended from the football team for a year following the July 2014 incident, which was captured by surveillance cameras at Pickleman's..." February 22

  • Four-star cornerback Trajan Bandy verbally commits to Oklahoma

    Dallas Morning News "Oklahoma earned its sixth commitment of its 2017 recruiting class Sunday afternoon. Four-star cornerback Trajan Bandy announced he's committed to the Sooners, which gives the program six four-star commitments for next year's signing class. 247Sports ranks Bandy as the No. 263 prospect and..." February 22

  • 4-star Caleb Kelly chose Oklahoma over Notre Dame by picking out of a hat

    The Score "Caleb Kelly executed what could've been one of the more entertaining signing day picks had he done it on national television. The four-star linebacker, who signed with Oklahoma late in the evening of signing day, chose the Sooners over Notre Dame because that's the school he picked out of a..." February 08

  • Five-star LB Caleb Kelly spurns Pac-12, Notre Dame to sign with Oklahoma

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Blue-chip linebacker Caleb Kelly left his California roots behind Wednesday as he chose Oklahoma over Notre Dame. The No. 25 overall prospect in the Class of 2016 is expected to make a huge impact for the Sooners. Kelly's size (6-3, 215 pounds) and speed helped him win the Butkus Award,..." February 04

  • Ex-Michigan pledge Erik Swenson commits to Oklahoma

    Michigan Live "Erik Swenson needed 10 days to find a new home. And it's a pretty impressive landing spot. Swenson, a four-star offensive tackle and ex-Michigan commitment, announced his verbal pledge to Oklahoma on Saturday night during an official visit to the school. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Swenson..." February 01

  • Four-star DE Mark Jackson flips commitment from Texas A&M to Oklahoma

    Dallas Morning News "Texas A&M's 2016 class took a major hit just days before National Signing Day. According to the San Antonio Express News' Ben Baby, four-star Cibolo Steele defensive end Mark Jackson flipped his commitment from Texas A&M to Oklahoma on Monday afternoon. "I needed somewhere where I could not..." February 01

  • Sooners earn 2017 commitment from four-star OL Tyrese Robinson

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma picked up its fifth commitment for its recruiting class of 2017 Saturday during its Junior Day event with four-star offensive guard Tyrese Robinson. Robinson is currently ranked as the 87th-best overall player by Rivals.com in the 2017 recruiting class. He also holds scholarship offers..." February 01

  • Oklahoma QB Cody Thomas quits team to focus on baseball

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Oklahoma backup quarterback Cody Thomas has left the football team to focus on baseball. "I'm always for my players doing what they feel is best for them," coach Bob Stoops said. "Cody has a dream to play baseball and he feels this is good for him. We support him and hope for the best for..." January 25

  • Saraland WR Velus Jones flips from Oklahoma back to USC

    Alabama "One day after changing his commitment, Saraland wide receiver Velus Jones announced that he would flip back to the school where he originally committed. The 5-foot-11, 180-pound Jones said on Saturday that he was going to sign with USC, the school he had been committed to for several..." January 25

  • Euless Trinity defensive tackle Chris Daniels de-commits from Oklahoma

    Dallas Morning News "Four-star defensive tackle Chris Daniels of Euless Trinity announced he is no longer committed to Oklahoma. The 6-foot-3 prospect leaves the Sooners with zero defensive linemen committed two weeks before national signing day. Daniels announced the decision in a tweet Wednesday evening" January 21

  • Penn State receiver Geno Lewis will transfer to Oklahoma to finish college career

    The Patriot News "Penn State's new quarterback will have one less receiver to throw to in 2016. Former Wyoming Valley West quarterback and Lions' redshirt junior receiver Geno Lewis has announced that he will grad transfer out of the program and finish his college career at Oklahoma. "This was not an easy..." January 11

  • Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight is transferring to Texas A&M

    USA Today "Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight intends to transfer to Texas A&M, according to a person with knowledge of his plans. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the decision has not been made public. Knight, who has graduated, would be immediately eligible in 2016 as a..." January 05

  • Sooners DT Charles Walker out against Clemson due to concussion

    ESPN " Oklahoma defensive lineman Charles Walker will sit out the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl on Thursday night against Clemson, a university spokesman confirmed through coach Bob Stoops. Walker suffered a concussion during practice on Monday." December 31

  • Oklahoma's Joe Mixon shows no shred of remorse for punching a woman

    CBS Sports "Before Tuesday's media session began with Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon, an Orange Bowl official announced that Mixon would only take “football-related” questions. The official, speaking out of turn, then said reporters would be asked to leave if they continued asking other questions, though no..." December 29

  • Sooners OL would delay kids playing tackle football due to concussions

    CBS Sports "One Oklahoma player, center Ty Darlington, said concussions concern him so much that he will make his future children wait before playing tackle football. “I don't think you're at a disadvantage for kids to not play tackle football until they're a little bit older,” Darlington said..." December 28

  • QB Kyler Murray headed to Oklahoma after exiting Texas A&M

    ESPN "Former Texas A&M quarterback Kyler Murray has agreed to transfer to Oklahoma and will join the Sooners on a scholarship this spring, the university announced Thursday. Murray was a five-star recruit and the No. 13 overall prospect in the recruiting class of 2015 after quarterbacking Allen..." December 25

  • Mayfield still held hostage by Texas Tech while thriving with Oklahoma

    CBS Sports "Two years ago, Texas Tech didn't think Baker Mayfield was good enough to earn a scholarship but he was more than good enough to play. Mayfield led Texas Tech to a 7-0 start as an unrecruited freshman walk-on. As that unrecruited walk-on, Mayfield became the Big 12 offensive freshman of the..." December 17

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  • Report: Oklahoma's Trevor Knight granted full release to transfer

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight has been granted a full release to transfer by coach Bob Stoops, SoonerScoop.com reported Thursday. The redshirt junior, who is expected to graduate this semester, will be able to play immediately in 2016, his final season of eligibility. He has not been..." December 11

  • Clemson, Alabama, Michigan St., Oklahoma play for title

    CBS Sports "Three months of college football and six weeks of rankings are now in the books as we now know the four teams set to compete in for the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship. Undefeated at 13-0, Clemson claimed the No. 1 spot and celebrated their tremendous season with 20,000 fans..." December 06

  • Alabama one step closer to facing Oklahoma in Cotton Bowl after latest rankings

    Alabama "Nothing changed for Alabama in the penultimate College Football rankings released Tuesday. Alabama remained No.2 in the rankings and is still slated to face No. 3 Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl. It would be a rematch of the 2014 Sugar Bowl that the Sooners won 45-31. Clemson remained No. 1 and..." December 01

  • Clemson is No. 1 in Big Ten-heavy penultimate Playoff ranking

    USA Today "Clemson maintained its five-week hold on the No. 1 spot in the College Football Playoff selection committee top 25 ranking, and the Big Ten is holding down the No. 4, 5 and 6 spots this week. The top four remained the same from last week, with Alabama at No. 2, Oklahoma at No. 3 and Iowa at No...." December 01

  • Oklahoma, Iowa join mainstays Clemson and Alabama in CFP top four

    ESPN "The steady and successful play of Oklahoma and Iowa was rewarded Tuesday, as both teams moved into the top four in this week's College Football Playoff rankings. The Sooners (9-1) and Hawkeyes (10-0) fall in at Nos. 3 and 4, respectively, behind top-ranked Clemson and No. 2 Alabama. The two..." November 25

  • Baker Mayfield has passed concussion tests, but Bedlam status still uncertain

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield passed concussion tests given to him both during Saturday's win over TCU and Sunday, and his removal from the game after halftime was precautionary, according to sources close to the program. OU medical staff will continue to monitor Mayfield's status over..." November 23

  • Baker Mayfield leaves OU game, admits to headache at halftime

    ABC7 "Quarterback Baker Mayfield suffered a head injury during the second quarter of No. 7 Oklahoma's30-29 win Saturday over No. 18 TCU, leaving his status for the Sooners' regular-season finale atOklahoma Statenext weekend unclear. The Heisman Trophy hopeful took a shot in the back of the helmet..." November 22

  • Oklahoma’s flight to Kansas State delayed over eight hours

    SI "Oklahoma’​s flight to Manhattan, Kan., for its Saturday game against Kansas State was delayed more than eight hours on Friday due to a mechanical issue. The team was scheduled to depart Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City at 3:45 p.m. ET, but waited eight hours due to various issues,..." October 17

  • Baylor suspends assistant Jeff Lebby for first half of game against Oklahoma

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Baylor assistant Jeff Lebby will miss the first half of the Nov. 14 contest between Baylor and Oklahoma as a result of his appearance on the Tulsa sideline during last week’s Tulsa-Oklahoma contest. The suspension was imposed by Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw and accepted by Big 12..." September 24

  • Did Baylor benefit from RBs coach on Tulsa's sideline vs. Oklahoma?

    Football Scoop "A little bit of a developing situation has broken out in Norman, where Baylor running backs coach Jeff Lebby was reportedly spotted on Tulsa’s sideline during the Golden Hurricane’s game with Oklahoma in Norman on Saturday. Asked Monday about Lebby being spotted on the sideline (Baylor was off..." September 21

  • Sooners' Eric Striker, Hatari Byrd apologize for postgame incidents

    ESPN "Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker and safety Hatari Byrd have apologized for their behavior in the wake of the Sooners' double-overtime win at Tennessee on Saturday, when they were seen and heard shouting obscenities and making an insulting gesture before leaving the field. Sooners coach Bob..." September 15

  • Baker Mayfield to be named Sooners starting quarterback

    The Oklahoman "Baker Mayfield has done it again. Mayfield, who walked on first at Texas Tech and then at Oklahoma, will be the Sooners’ starting quarterback for the Sept. 5 season opener against Akron, according to sources close to the program. Mayfield beat out the two quarterbacks who started games last..." August 24

  • 2015 Texas signee says he’s been ‘admitted at Oklahoma University’

    College Football Talk "The Red River Shootout rivalry has yet another delicious layer added to it, albeit unofficially. Friday, Du’Vonta Lampkin announced via Twitter that he has “[o]fficially been admitted at Oklahoma University.” The fact that it’s the University of Oklahoma notwithstanding, his mother subsequently..." August 24

  • JuCo DE Austin Roberts cleared, will join Oklahoma

    College Spun "The road to college football has been a long one for defensive end recruit Austin Roberts, but he is finally cleared to play football at Oklahoma. Roberts, a three-star defensive end, was originally an Alabama commit, but after two years at two different junior colleges, he will be a Sooner this..." August 15

  • Back from one-year suspension, Frank Shannon addresses his return to OU

    Tulsa World "Ten minutes into Oklahoma’s 2014 football season, Frank Shannon wanted in. Jordan Evans had been ejected for targeting midway through the first quarter of OU’s opener against Louisiana Tech and suddenly the Sooners needed a new inside linebacker. “Deep down in the back of my head I still had..." August 11

  • Offensive tackle Kenyon Frison suspended indefinitely

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma redshirt freshman offensive tackle Kenyon Frison has been suspended indefinitely, coach Bob Stoops announced Monday afternoon. The suspension is for a violation of unspecified team rules. According to a news release, Frison hasn’t been with the team for the past several weeks and won’t..." August 10

  • Bob Stoops will name starting QB when it’s earned, Perine suffers minor knee injury

    College Football Talk "With fall camps opening up and ongoing across the country, one of the most popular questions the majority of coaches must answer is when a starting quarterback will be named. That includes Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops, but he is not going to rush to a decision for the sake of making a..." August 09

  • JUCO WR Jarvis Baxter gets release from LOI at USF, walking on at Oklahoma

    College Football Talk "Junior college wide receiver Jarvis Baxter set his sights on joining the South Florida Bulls this fall, but academic concerns forced him to try and back out of a letter of intent. USF’s loss will be Oklahoma’s gain. Baxter will reportedly walk-on with the Sooners and report to fall camp this..." August 04

  • Oklahoma Quarterback Trevor Knight Says He Will Not Transfer If He Loses Starting Job

    College Spun "Trevor Knight entered 2014 with all kinds of hype after dominating Alabama in the Sugar Bowl the year before, but his season did not go as planned. Knight threw for 2,300 yards, with 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions, and completed 56.6% of his passes. He missed the three final games of the..." July 23

  • Bob Stoops reveals he's had 'many more than 5 offers' while at OU

    Sporting News - NCAAF "It's no secret that the game's top coaches are pursued for other jobs. Sometimes we know they've been courted; other times we only can assume. On Wednesday, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops told ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy that he's had multiple offers over the years." July 22

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