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  • Big 12 Says 'Horns Down' Will Be Penalized 'Like Any Other Celebration Foul'

    Bleacher Report "Big 12 players who flash the "Horns Down" sign—a mocking inverse of Texas' famous "Hook 'Em Horns" gesture—will be subject to the same rules as when they partake in any other celebration this season. The Big 12's coordinator of football..." July 16

  • Jalen Hurts has not won starting job yet, Lincoln Riley says

    Sportsnaut "Lincoln Riley added to what figures to already be a pretty big chip on Jalen Hurts’ shoulder on Monday saying the quarterback has yet to earn the starting job. Hurts, who transferred to Oklahoma from Alabama, will almost certainly be the starter for the Sooners this..." July 15

  • Lincoln Riley: Oklahoma offense won’t dip even without Kyler Murray

    Larry Brown Sports "The Oklahoma Sooners have had back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners at quarterback, so it would only be logical to expect the offense to dip a bit. Not according to coach Lincoln Riley, though. Riley said he doesn’t anticipate any regression from the Oklahoma offense in 2019,..." July 15

  • Oklahoma set to reap rewards after Jalen Hurts developed as passer while Alabama backup

    USA Today "It took the most critical situation for Dan Enos to fully recognize the evolution. Fourth quarter. Trailing Georgia by a touchdown. Third-and-12. No one open. Tua Tagovailoa was out, injured. So much more than a pocket threatened to collapse for Alabama. But Jalen Hurts..." July 10

  • Oklahoma gets 4-star safety recruit out of Texas

    OU Daily "Four-star safety Bryson Washington verbally committed to Oklahoma had coach Lincoln Riley's class of 2020 on the Fourth of July, via social media. The 6-foot-2, 196 pound recruit out of C.E. King High School in Houston, Texas, chose OU over 23 other schools, which includes Texas..." July 06

  • Lincoln Riley has $4.6 million buyout if he leaves for NFL after 2019

    Pro Football Talk "Lincoln Riley said he was not tempted to leave Oklahoma for an NFL job this offseason, failing to show any interest even in leaving for the Browns, where his former quarterback, Baker Mayfield, plays. Riley explained it’s “hard to see myself leaving..." June 24

  • Sooners land commitment of five-star 2021 quarterback Brock Vandagriff

    CBS Sports "Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley has produced back-to-back Heisman Trophy winning quarterbacks, back-to-back No. 1 overall draft picks in the NFL Draft and developed himself into a quarterback whisperer. That whisper was loud enough to lure one of the top prospects in the class of 2021 out of..." June 20

  • 4-star linebacker Drew Sanders flips to Alabama

    The Oklahoman "Drew Sanders flipped his commitment from Oklahoma to Alabama on Monday night.  Sanders, listed as an "athlete," is the 97th-ranked prospect in the 2020 class, according to Rivals. Sanders was recruited to play on the offensive side of the ball at OU, but he's..." April 30

  • New Madden 20 career mode will include 10 college teams

    The Score "The latest edition of the Madden NFL series will give fans the option to play as their favorite college football quarterback. A new career mode called "Face of the Franchise: QB1" will allow gamers to create their own quarterback and follow them from the College Football..." April 26

  • Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts has great reaction to Kyler Murray going first overall

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyler Murray helped Oklahoma make history on Thursday night when the Sooners became the first team in history to have back-to-back No. 1 overall draft picks at the same position, and Jalen Hurts is hoping to put that record even further out of reach in 2020. Hurts decided to transfer..." April 25

  • Oklahoma could pull off rare feat in 2019 NFL Draft

    College Football Talk "On Thursday night in Nashville, Tennessee, the NFL Draft will kick off a three-day event that bridges the gap between college football and the NFL on an annual basis. The Arizona Cardinals will have the No. 1 pick in the draft and there is a possibility Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler..." April 22

  • Lincoln Riley: I’m brutally honest with players about going pro

    Pro Football Talk "Kyler Murray may go first overall in the draft next week and he’d be the second quarterback in a row to go from being coached by Lincoln Riley at Oklahoma to being the top selection. Murray didn’t have much of a decision to make about entering the draft this year because..." April 17

  • Oklahoma starting senior LB Caleb Kelly, freshman DL Jordan Kelley out after ACL injuries

    CBS Sports "Job No. 1 for Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley and new defensive coordinator Alex Grinch is fixing a defense that got torched last year despite the Sooners making the College Football Playoff. That construction process has been delayed a bit due to a couple of injuries to two key..." April 06

  • Lincoln Riley Says Oklahoma QB Battle Is ‘Very Real’

    The Spun "Jalen Hurts didn’t transfer to Oklahoma to ride the bench. The former Alabama star expects to be the Sooners starter come Week 1, after leaving behind the program at which he had so much success. He won’t just be handed the job though. Right now, he is technically in a..." April 05

  • Marquise Brown cleared to resume running after foot surgery

    Larry Brown Sports "Former Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown is looking to prove to NFL teams that he will be healthy enough to participate in their offseason program this summer, and he took a big step toward doing that on Thursday. Brown underwent foot surgery earlier this year that forced him to..." March 29

  • Potential top-15 pick Marquise Brown had surgery for Lisfranc injury

    Sportsnaut "Oklahoma Sooners product Marquise Brown will not be able to participate in the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine or his pro day due to foot surgery last month. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Hollywood Brown had surgery for a Lisfranc injury last month, but he is expected to be ready..." February 18

  • Oklahoma makes Lincoln Riley among top 10 highest-paid coaches

    ESPN "The University of Oklahoma regents made Lincoln Riley one of the top 10 highest-paid coaches in college football on Wednesday, bumping his 2019 salary to $6 million. Riley made $4.8 million last year. On top of the $6 million, Riley will receive an annual $700,000 stay bonus..." January 30

  • Oklahoma grad transfer Hurts excited to 'go out with a bang'

    The Score "Oklahoma made quarterback Jalen Hurts' transfer to the program official on Tuesday, and the former Alabama signal-caller is raring to go. Hurts announced his decision to join the Sooners for his final season of eligibility last week. As a graduate transfer, he will be eligible to..." January 23