Category: Oklahoma Sooners

Oklahoma Sooners | August 28, 2016

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 6 Days!

Baker Mayfield is back! Oklahoma’s Heisman candidate will not only take to the field for his second season with the Sooners but, thanks to a pardon from the conference, he’s back for just his junior year with another year of eligibility still to come. The question is, will he use that extra year. My feeling is that yes, he absolutely will.

Oklahoma Sooners | August 26, 2016

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 8 Days!

Oklahoma’s 2008 football season has to be one of the favorites of the Bob Stoops era for multiple reasons. The Sooners won the Big 12 championships, Sam Bradford won the Heisman Trophy, and offensive records fell at an alarming rate.

Oklahoma Sooners | August 24, 2016

Who Is Erick Wren And Why Is He Pushing Jonathan Alvarez At Center?

Senior offensive lineman Erick Wren is the last name listed on Oklahoma’s football roster. He wears jersey number 58 and has a brief bio on SoonerSports.com…very brief. Until recently that’s all that anyone knew about the walk-on center from Mesquite, Texas, if they even knew who he was at all.

Oklahoma Sooners | August 24, 2016

Oklahoma Starting Defensive Lineman Recovering From Concussion

Oklahoma interior defensive lineman Matt Romar is currently in concussion protocol. According to defensive line coach Calvin Thibodeaux, the injury apparently happened near the beginning of Oklahoma’s fall camp. “I think in day two he went down,” Thibodeaux said. “In those two days, he looked pretty dang good.”

Oklahoma Sooners | August 24, 2016

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 10 Days!

There may not have been a bigger moment in the young career of Oklahoma safety Steven Parker than the closing seconds of last year’s TCU game. With the Frogs threatening to take the lead, Parker showed off his vertical leaping ability to swat away the 2-point conversion pass that was intended for Shaun Nixon.

Oklahoma Sooners | August 23, 2016

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 11 Days!

Dede Westbrook was an early enrollee with the 2015 class. The JUCO transfer took advantage of the spring to earn a starting spot at receiver and went on to be named as the Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year by the conference coaches. He started all thirteen games, for the Sooners, catching 46 passes for 743 yards and four touchdowns.

Oklahoma Sooners | August 22, 2016

Top 10 “Must See” Big 12 Non-Conference Football Games

As the clock continues to turn towards autumn the growing anticipation towards the beginning of the college football season is near the boiling point. Fans won’t have to wait much longer to quick their blood-thirst for gridiron battle and the non-conference match-ups that highlight the beginning of the season for many Big 12 schools will be epic, with some of them even having potential playoff implications.

Oklahoma Sooners | August 22, 2016

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 12 Days!

Redshirt junior defensive back Will Johnson (jersey #12) pretty much came out of nowhere to be a contributor for Oklahoma’s defense in 2015. After making his debut against Tennessee, he recorded the first tackle and pass breakup of his Oklahoma career against Kansas State a month later. The next week Johnson drew his first start as a Sooner against Texas Tech on October 24th and recorded a career-high six tackles in Oklahoma’s 63-27 win.