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  • Oklahoma's voluntary football workouts will start July 1, later than other Power 5 programs

    USA Today "Oklahoma plans to begin voluntary campus workouts for football players on July 1, despite many other Power 5 programs starting weeks earlier. The Southeastern Conference voted to allow athletes to begin voluntary workouts on June 8. The Big 12 voted on a date of..." May 26

  • Sooners land commitment from four-star WR Mario Williams

    SI "The first domino has fallen. It's never been much of a secret that Mario Williams and Caleb Williams are as tight as any two recruits in the 2021 class. The Sooners have been hot after both players for months. Now, the former Williams is officially..." May 15

  • Coach confirms WR Jadon Haselwood suffered non-football, non-workout-related injury, to miss early part of season

    College Football Talk "We now have a little bit of clarity when it comes to an injured Oklahoma football player.  Very little, but still. In late April, it was reported that Jadon Haselwood sustained a major injury while working out on his own.  One report had the..." May 14

  • Sooners' Lincoln Riley: Bringing players back by June 1 is ‘ridiculous’

    Larry Brown Sports "The Southeastern Conference is set to vote next week on whether they will allow student-athletes to return to campus for voluntary workouts on June 1, or whether the current suspension of athletic activity will continue. We know where Lincoln Riley stands on the subject. The..." May 14

  • Nick Saban said he advised Jalen Hurts To Pick Oklahoma Over These Two Schools

    Sportsnaut "When Jalen Hurts had the chance to transfer away from Alabama to Oklahoma following the 2018 season, Nick Saban helped him make his choice. Hurts ultimately opted to transfer to Oklahoma. He had a stellar season for the Sooners. Then, Hurts was stunningly drafted by the..." May 10

  • Five-star QB Caleb Williams trims list to three schools

    247 Sports "The No. 1 quarterback in the Top247 in five-star Caleb Williams trimmed his list of what was five finalists to three schools on Monday afternoon. Oklahoma, LSU and Maryland are still in the picture for the Washington (DC) Gonzaga signal-caller with Clemson and Penn State no longer..." May 04

  • Sooners' wide receiver Jadon Haselwood suffers torn ACL

    247 Sports "The injury bug has hit the Sooners during this extended absence. Confirming the news first reported by Rivals.com’s Carey Murdock that wide receiver Jadon Haselwood suffered a knee injury, a source has indeed stated to OUInsider.com that it’s a torn..." April 28

  • Oklahoma's Plan For Fall Return Is Great News For CFB Season

    Sportsnaut "The University of Oklahoma’s announcement in early April to suspend activities through July due to the COVID-19 pandemic signaled that the upcoming college football season could be at risk. On Friday, Oklahoma’s interim president provided a reason for hope that might show..." April 24

  • Sooners Land Another UCLA Transfer in Chris Murray

    SI "Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said on March 9, one day before spring practice (and three days before everything was shut down was shut down) that the Sooners need to be better on the offensive line and that shakeups were likely coming. On Thursday, Riley added another potential piece..." April 02

  • Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley thinks the world will need football by September

    The Oklahoman "Lincoln Riley can’t imagine a fall without football. “I feel by September, the world is going to need football,” the OU football coach said Tuesday on a conference call with reporters. “Hopefully, I think a lot of that will be determined by our country’s..." April 01

  • Lincoln Riley does not think layoff will hurt Oklahoma QB competition

    Yardbarker "Oklahoma only got one spring practice in before the rest were canceled due to the school’s coronavirus changes. The spring football game was canceled as well, but Lincoln Riley is not too worried about adverse effects on the team’s quarterbacks. Last year’s graduate..." March 29

  • Former Sooners RB Trey Sermon Picks Ohio State As Transfer Destination

    Sportsnaut "In a move that boosts Ohio State football in a big way, former Oklahoma running back Trey Sermon is joining the Buckeyes in 2020. Sermon told Letterman Row that he is choosing Ohio State as his transfer destination on Sunday morning. “I JUST BELIEVE..." March 22

  • 5-Star RB Has Georgia Among Finalists and Kirby Smart Absolutely Can't Lose Him to Ohio State or Oklahoma

    12 Up "The nation's No. 2 running back has trimmed his massive offers list down, and to no surprise the Georgia Bulldogs remain in the hunt. Yup, for 5-star speedster TreVeyon Henderson, he's high on all things UGA. With fellow powerhouses still in contention to land his..." March 19

  • Oklahoma RB Trey Sermon enters transfer portal

    The Score "Oklahoma running back Trey Sermon announced Saturday that he will enter the transfer portal to play elsewhere next year as a graduate student. Sermon racked up 774 yards as a freshman and 947 yards as a sophomore. " March 16

  • Oklahoma suspends spring football practices out of coronavirus concern

    College Football Talk "As the sports world and beyond continues to be rocked by the coronavirus outbreak, the University of Oklahoma has opted to play it safe. Like many schools around the country, and in accordance with temporary policies implemented by conferences such as the Big 12, Oklahoma has suspended all..." March 12

  • Baker Mayfield statue to be unveiled at Oklahoma Spring Game

    WKYC "Baker Mayfield is still in the early stages of his NFL career. But the Cleveland Browns quarterback's legacy at the college level is already secure. So much so that next month, Mayfield's alma mater, Oklahoma, will unveil a statue of the 2017 Heisman Trophy winner...." March 09

  • Four-star DE Alfred Collins stays home with Texas over Oklahoma, Alabama

    CBS Sports "Alfred Collins put a coveted bow on the 2020 Texas football recruiting class on Wednesday when the four-star defensive end chose the Longhorns over Oklahomaand Alabama, among others. During a ceremony inside the gymnasium at Cedar Creek High School in Bastrop,..." February 05

  • Arkansas adds transfer linebacker

    247 Sports "Oklahoma linebacker Levi Draper has committed to transfer to Arkansas. Draper, a redshirt-sophomore who will graduate in May, announced his decision at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday. He made an unofficial visit to Fayetteville last Saturday. "I want to..." February 04

  • Oklahoma DB Miguel Edwards transfers to Last Chance U

    College Football Talk "For Miguel Edwards‘ next collegiate stop, he’s heading to Last Chance U. Last October, Edwards placed his name into the NCAA transfer database, the first step in a potential move away from Oklahoma. Nearly four months later, it’s being..." February 01

  • Report: ASU DL coach, top recruiter Jamar Cain going to Oklahoma

    Arizona Sports "Herm Edwards’ coaching staff at Arizona State is reportedly losing one of its most important pieces. ASU defensive line coach Jamar Cain is set to become the new outside linebackers coach at Oklahoma, per The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman. Cain has a..." February 01

  • OU football: Former Sooner receiver Mykel Jones transfers to Tulane

    OU Daily "Former Oklahoma wide receiver Mykel Jones announced on Monday he is transferring to Tulane. Jones entered the NCAA Transfer Portal on Dec. 17. The Patterson, Louisiana, native registered 33 catches, 495 receiving yards and a touchdown during his time with the Sooners. " January 28

  • Former Oklahoma star DeMarco Murray returns to Sooners as new running backs coach

    CBS Sports "Oklahoma announced Monday that it has hired Sooners legend DeMarco Murray as its new running backs coach. Murray starred in the Sooners' backfield from 2007-10, and holds school records in all-purpose yards with (6,718) as well as touchdowns (65). "This is very..." January 28

  • Oklahoma Sooners Football: Ruffin McNeill leaving OU staff

    Crimson And Cream Machine "Oklahoma Sooners assistant head coach and outside linebackers coach Ruffin McNeill is leaving the program to take care of his sick father in North Carolina. The coaching veteran made the announcement via an OU Athletics press release. According to said release, the search for a replacement..." January 23

  • Jalen Hurts gets awesome Alabama/Oklahoma helmet for Senior Bowl

    Sportsnaut "Jalen Hurts will play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl, and when he does, he’ll represent both the Oklahoma Sooners and Alabama Crimson Tide with an awesome dual-team helmet. Check out the sweet helmet Hurts was given on Monday during his Senior Bowl press conference: " January 20

  • Early leaders for 2020 Heisman Trophy race include Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields

    USA Today "Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Ohio State's Justin Fields were in the same high school class coming out of the same state, Georgia. While Lawrence was an immediate star, Fields didn't blossom until transferring after his freshman season. They met in the Fiesta Bowl, with Lawrence..." January 17

  • Oklahoma Sooners Football: Levi Draper heads to the transfer portal

    Crimson & Cream Machine "Chalk up another defensive player from the Oklahoma Sooners to the transfer portal. This time it’s redshirt sophomore linebacker Levi Draper who’s searching for greener pastures away from Norman. A native of Collinsville, Okla., Draper arrived at OU as..." January 17

  • WR Theo Howard transferring to Oklahoma from UCLA

    Larry Brown Sports "The Oklahoma Sooners have added a big graduate transfer at wide receiver for next season: Theo Howard. Howard, who spent his first three seasons playing at UCLA, was set to be a senior this season for the Bruins but did not play. Instead he decided to leave as a graduate transfer. He..." January 09

  • Sooners Football: Kenneth Murray announces decision to declare for 2020 NFL Draft

    Crimson And Cream Machine "After three seasons as the starting MIKE linebacker for the Oklahoma Sooners, junior Kenneth Murray has announced his decision to declare for the 2020 NFL Draft. In the fall of 2017, was forced to play one of the most difficult positions within the defense as a..." January 04

  • Oklahoma lands 4-star QB Chandler Morris, son of former Arkansas coach

    NBC Sports "Just days after suffering a blow in the Class of 2021 with the decommitment of a five-star quarterback, Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley is welcoming a new QB to the Sooners this year. Four-star quarterback Chandler Morris gave his commitment to the Sooners for the Class of..." January 02

  • Oklahoma linebacker Kenneth Murray declares for 2020 NFL Draft

    Norman Transcript "Oklahoma junior linebacker Kenneth Murray plans to enter the NFL Draft, forgoing his final season with the Sooners. Murray announced the decision on Twitter in a two-minute long video. " January 02

  • QB Brock Vandagriff pulls commitment to Oklahoma

    ESPN "Oklahoma lost a commitment from its 2021 class on Wednesday when ESPN Junior 300 quarterback Brock Vandagriff announced he was not going with the Sooners. Vandagriff is the No. 24-ranked prospect overall in his class and the No. 2 pocket passer. He's a..." January 01

  • Husband of sports reporter who died in plane crash now texts wife: 'I love you too'

    USA Today "A heartbroken Steven Ensminger, Jr. said he now texts his late wife a response that he never had the chance to write.  Ensminger's spouse, sports journalist Carley McCord, texted him that she loved him before she died in a private plane crash that killed five..." December 31

  • Oklahoma Star WR CeeDee Lamb Declares for NFL Draft

    SI "Less than 24 hours after losing the Peach Bowl to LSU, Oklahoma star wideout CeeDee Lamb announced his decision to forgo his senior season and enter the 2020 NFL draft. He is expected to be among the first wide receivers called in the draft. "These past three..." December 30

  • Husband of sports reporter who died in plane crash agonizes over missing his wife's text

    USA Today "Steven Ensminger, Jr. said he missed a call and text from his late sports journalist wife Carley McCord the morning her private plane crashed and killed five people. McCord, a reporter for the New Orleans television station WDSU, had departed Lafayette, La. on Saturday, en..." December 30

  • Why the No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners will win it all

    CBS Sports "When it comes to College Football Playoff veterans, Alabama and Clemson are the two teams that come to mind. But don't forget about No. 4 Oklahoma, which will make its fourth playoff appearance since the format was born six years ago. However, unlike Alabama and..." December 28

  • Out of the mud: How the Peach Bowl rose from 'third-tier bowl' to Playoff prominence

    Sporting News "The Peach Bowl took a long route to rise to a level of national prominence on par with other major bowl games. Yet the bowl game's journey to the top — which continues on Saturday with the College Football Playoff semifinal matchup between No. 1 LSU and No. 4..." December 27

  • LSU coach Ed Orgeron thinks ailing Clyde Edwards-Helaire will play

    ESPN "LSU coach Ed Orgeron said he's betting on having Clyde Edwards-Helaire available for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Saturday, but he's not sure how much he'll get from the star tailback in a playoff matchup against No. 4 Oklahoma. Edwards-Helaire,..." December 27

  • Oklahoma linebacker Caleb Kelly faces impossible choice ahead of Playoff matchup vs. LSU

    Sporting News "No player in the history of college football has faced the kind of dilemma that Oklahoma linebacker Caleb Kelly faces this week. Does Kelly play on Saturday against top-ranked LSU in the Peach Bowl? Or does he sit out the College Football Playoff semifinal and, win or lose, return in..." December 27

  • LSU Linebacker Patrick Queen: We are going to dominate Oklahoma’s offense

    College Football Talk "Pretty much all of us expect LSU to dominate Oklahoma, relatively speaking. The Tigers will kick off Saturday as 2-touchdown favorites, but their favorites largely because of Joe Burrow, J’Marr Chase and the offense. For a time, the Ferrari of an offense was dragging their..." December 26

  • Ed Orgeron sought out Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley for advice to help LSU's offense

    USA Today "When LSU coach Ed Orgeron met Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley at the NFL draft last spring, he didn’t want to engage in small talk. Orgeron wanted to pick Riley’s brain — to the benefit of the Tigers. “I immediately started asking him about his counter..." December 26

  • College Football Playoff 2019 prediction: Why the No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners will win it all

    CBS Sports "When it comes to College Football Playoff veterans, Alabama and Clemson are the two teams that come to mind. But don't forget about No. 4 Oklahoma, which will make its fourth playoff appearance since the format was born six years ago. However, unlike Alabama and..." December 26

  • Sooners Legend Barry Switzer Has Great Reason For Doing ‘Horns Up’ With Texas Fan

    Sportsnaut "Barry Switzer won three national championships as the head coach of the Oklahoma Sooners, but he was doing the “Horns Up” sign with a fan Friday night. Switzer shared a photo of himself and 37-year-old Francisco De Soto, who is University of Texas graduate, on..." December 21

  • Sooners' Delarrin Turner-Yell to miss Peach Bowl with injury

    The Oklahoma Daily "Sophomore safety Delarrin Turner-Yell has suffered a broken collarbone and will miss the No. 4 Sooners' Peach Bowl matchup with No. 1 LSU, per a report from SoonerScoop.com.   " December 21

  • Three Oklahoma players to be suspended for Peach Bowl over failed drug tests

    Larry Brown Sports "Already underdogs for their College Football Playoff game against LSU, the Oklahoma Sooners find themselves in even worse shape now after three players reportedly failed drug tests. According to Jason Kersey of The Athletic, three Sooners — defensive end Ronnie Perkins,..." December 18

  • Nature or nurture? How Jalen Hurts became a football cyborg

    247 Sports "Baylor’s McLane Stadium buzzed nervously as the Bears drove against Oklahoma with 1:45 remaining. Jalen Hurts stood on the sideline, positioned far to the left for the best view, with his hands clasped behind him and a look that betrayed nothing. The architect of..." December 07