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Oklahoma Sooners | January 14, 2019

Breaking: Brian Odom Has Change Of Heart, Will Join Oklahoma’s Defensive Coaching Staff

Odom, the younger brother of Missouri head coach Barry Odom, joined the Tigers staff last February as outside linebackers coach and will most likely carry the same title at Oklahoma. Prior to that he served with OU’s new defensive coordinator Alex Grinch at Washington State as the defensive quality control assistant for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.


Oklahoma Sooners | January 9, 2019

Report : Brian Odom Turns Oklahoma Down. Where Should The Sooners Look Next?

As the search moves on, another hot name is UNLV defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Tim Skipper. With previous stints at Florida and Fresno State, Skipper has recruiting connections across the country and could help continue Oklahoma’s success in recruiting both California and Florida.

Oklahoma Sooners | January 4, 2019

Report: Alex Grinch To Become Next Oklahoma Sooner Defensive Coordinator

On Friday, word began to circulate centering around the future of the defensive coordinator position at the University of Oklahoma. Over the course of the season, many speculated Alex Grinch remained the main target for Lincoln Riley and company. After composing quite the resume at Washington State, the young up-and-coming coach landed a job with the Ohio State Buckeyes as Grinch appeared to be the next DC “in waiting.” However, the landscape shifted over the past several months as Grinch is reportedly heading to the midwest.

Oklahoma Sooners | December 7, 2018

Sooners Seem To Be Swinging For The Fences With Defensive Coordinator Hire

Grinch is a bit of a better choice, in my opinion. He’s both experienced and young (still under 40). Even more important is the type of experience that he has. Before landing at Ohio State he served as Mike Leach’s defensive coordinator, at Washington State, from 2015-17.