Oklahoma Rumors & News

  • Oakland A’s set to confirm Kyler Murray to play at Oklahoma in 2018, then shift full attention to baseball in 2019

    San Francisco Chronicle "Outfielder Kyler Murray, the A’s top pick in last week’s draft, officially will sign with the team Friday and will be introduced at the Coliseum the same day, multiple sources told The Chronicle. As part of the agreement, Murray will play just one more year of..." June 14

  • Four-star DE Marcus Hicks announces commitment to Oklahoma

    Die Hards "Lincoln Riley’s 2019 class has grown yet again.  On Friday, coveted Wichita (Kan.) Northwest weakside defensive end Marcus Hicks brought his recruitment to a close, announcing his commitment to Oklahoma over 21 other options, including Michigan, Ohio State, Ohio State,..." June 08

  • Sooners lose coveted defensive lineman Michael Thompson to knee injury

    Tulsa World "Oklahoma’s defensive line depth took a huge hit this week. Michael Thompson, a four-star recruit from St. Louis, announced via social media that he suffered a major knee injury and will miss the 2018 season. “Sadly I won’t be competing this fall due to a..." June 07

  • Kyler Murray could make more money this year than Oklahoma HC Riley

    The Score "Lincoln Riley is set to bring in $3.1 million in salary for the upcoming season, but he may not be the highest-paid man in the Oklahoma locker room. Quarterback Kyler Murray was selected No. 9 overall by the Oakland Athletics in this week's MLB amateur draft, meaning the former..." June 06

  • Lincoln Riley issues statement on Kyler Murray, says ‘we’re excited to have him this football season’

    College Football Talk "It appears all but certain Kyler Murray will be on the gridiron in 2018.  Beyond that? To be determined. After being selected surprisingly high in the opening rounds of the Major League Baseball draft Monday night — he was taken ninth overall by the Oakland..." June 06

  • Sooners QB Kyler Murray chosen No. 9 by Oakland in MLB draft

    ESPN "The Oakland Athletics selected Kyler Murray with the ninth overall pick in Monday's MLB draft, which could complicate his future as Oklahoma's quarterback. The assigned value of the ninth pick is $4,761,500. Murray, who backed up Heisman..." June 05

  • Kyler Murray: ‘I will be playing football this season’

    College Football Talk "So much for that drama.  Apparently. Kyler Murray, Oklahoma’s projected starting quarterback heading into the 2018 season, was selected surprisingly high in the Major League Baseball Draft, taken by the Oakland Athletics with the No. 9 overall pick in the first..." June 05

  • Kyler Murray expected to return as Oklahoma QB despite MLB draft

    The Score "Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray will soon have a major decision in front of him. Murray has served as the center fielder and cleanup hitter for Oklahoma's baseball team and is expected to be taken early in next week's MLB draft. Lincoln Riley, head..." June 01

  • Oklahoma boosts defensive line with addition of grad transfer Jay Hayes

    ESPN "Oklahoma bolstered its defensive line Sunday by picking up a commitment from Notre Dame graduate transfer Jay Hayes. Hayes announced his decision on Twitter. " April 16

  • OU President David Boren carted off at Stoops statue dedication

    247 Sports "The Bob Stoops statue dedication ceremony took a weird turn Saturday morning, as OU President David Boren had to be carted off on a stretcher. Boren had addressed the crowd, and OU athletics director Joe Castiglione was speaking and about to introduce Stoops when the ceremony had to be halted..." April 14

  • Lincoln Riley: ‘Zero assumptions’ about Kyler Murray as starting QB over Austin Kendall

    Sportsnaut "There’s no favorite in the eyes of Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley when it comes to whether Kyler Murray or Austin Kendall will replace Baker Mayfield as the starting quarterback for the Sooners in 2018. It’s been widely assumed that Murray is the heir apparent to Mayfield. But on Thursday..." March 08

  • Georgia's Davin Bellamy Teaches Baker Mayfield Important Lesson About Humility By Not Being Humble

    The Big Lead "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield won the Heisman this year. He was quite brash along the way, finding himself in some incidents. Today, he played magnificently in the Rose Bowl, only to lose in devastating fashion. He may have also done a throat-slash move at one point. A real mixed..." January 02

  • Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield says he has 'flu-like' symptoms but will play

    ESPN "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield said he has been dealing with "flu-like" symptoms after being a late, unexpected arrival at Rose Bowl media day Saturday. He missed the past two days of media availability because of an undisclosed illness. Mayfield said he decided to show up after he saw..." December 30

  • Baker Mayfield not participating in media day due to illness

    Sportsnaut "After missing out on his team’s trip to Disneyland and a media event on Friday due to illness, Baker Mayfield is still sick and will not be participating in media day ahead of the Rose Bowl. Mayfield was able to practice Friday, and he’s been at practice every day ahead of the Rose Bowl. But..." December 30

  • Minor illness can't keep Baker Mayfield from Sooners' practices

    ESPN "Oklahoma continues to be cautious with Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield. Mayfield practiced Thursday afternoon, but he did not join the team for a team function at the Lawry's Beef Bowl later in the night as he fights what is believed to be a minor illness. It was the second..." December 29

  • Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield puts reporter on absolute blast

    Sportsnaut "Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and reigning Heisman winner Baker Mayfield has never been afraid to tell us what he thinks. Just ask Kansas Jayhawks fans. Apparently Mayfield was searching his name on Twitter with time to spare in the lead up to his team’s national semifinal game against Georgia..." December 29

  • Mayfield misses Disneyland trip due to illness

    ESPN "Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield was sick and did not accompany the team on its visit to Disneyland's California Adventure Park on Wednesday. But coach Lincoln Riley said he wasn't worried about his Heisman Trophy winner's absence. "He'll be ready to play," Riley said. The No...." December 28

  • Baker Mayfield: Heisman was special, but national championship is what matters most

    The Oklahoman "Bleary eyed and tuxedoed, Baker Mayfield sat in front of a room of college football's elite earlier this month, reflecting on his membership into college football's most exclusive fraternity. Before Mayfield could give his final acceptance speech of the awards week, a couple of former Heisman..." December 27