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Tag: Lincoln Riley

Oklahoma Sooners | April 10, 2019

Lincoln Riley On Caleb Kelly | “It’s Not A Minor Injury”

While the exact nature of Kelley’s injury has yet to be confirmed, we do know that it is a leg injury and will require surgery. There’s no timetable for Kelly’s return and Riley may have hinted at a redshirt season that would bring him back in 2020.

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Oklahoma Sooners | March 29, 2019

Lincoln Riley Gives Positive Update On Jalen Redman

High expectations for Jalen Redman were squelched out last season due to an issue with blood clotting. After missing the first six games of the season,
Redmond returned for the next three against TCU, Kansas State and Texas Tech.

Oklahoma Sooners | March 10, 2019

Virginia Graduate Transfer Guard R.J. Proctor Picks Oklahoma

At 6-4/335, Proctor has the type of frame that puts him in line with other former offensive linemen who have gone on to the next level. However, his strongest asset may be in his versatility as he’s capable of playing multiple spots on the offensive line.

Oklahoma Sooners | January 1, 2019

Lincoln Riley & Oklahoma Sooners Agree To Amended Contract Extension

Moving to get ahead of the curve, the university extended an offer in the direction of Riley. Apparently liking the amended contract terms on the paper, the second year head coach of the Sooners agreed. However, the terms are subject to review and approval from the OU Board of Regents scheduled to convene later this month.

Oklahoma Sooners | December 29, 2018

Meltdown In Miami | Quick Thoughts On Oklahoma’s 45-34 Orange Bowl Loss

Oklahoma stood toe-to-toe with Alabama for three quarters. They match their physicality. They gave as many shots as they took and cause Nick Saban to spike his headset. Unfortunately they were never in the game though because of the 28-point first quarter meltdown. That’s going to leave a bad taste for a long time to come.

Oklahoma Sooners | December 24, 2018

Sooners Arrive To Miami Mostly Healthy

“I think we’ve had a good kind of balance of rest, getting their bodies back, getting some injured guys back healthy, which that was a pretty long list here two or three weeks ago,” Riley said. “So we think we’ve made some improvements there, and then we’ve gotten a lot of good, quality work on kind of just trying to get better ourselves. We felt like we were really starting to play much closer to our capability there the last couple games of the year, feel like we’re building momentum and we know we’ve got to continue that.”

Oklahoma Sooners | December 22, 2018

Orange Bowl Questions Part II | How Good Is Kyler Murray?

There isn’t a more difficult player in America to try and scheme against than Kyler Murray. He’s always going to be the guy you can’t account for and if you blitz him then you’d better do so with pinpoint accuracy.

Oklahoma Sooners | December 19, 2018

New Wave `19 | Oklahoma’s Coaching Staff Celebrates Good Times

Lincoln Riley is in the habit of landing highly touted football recruits. He and his coaching staff currently have the top ranked recruiting class in the Big 12 and the nation’s 8th overall class. That class was boosted this morning with the announcement that four-star safety commit Jeremiah Criddell had chosen the Sooners over Oregon. His announcement, on national television, brought about an instant celebration party in the Oklahoma Football offices. It was quite the reaction for a group of guys that land four and five star recruits on the regular.

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.

Oklahoma Sooners | December 1, 2018

Oklahoma 39 – Texas 27 | Big 12 Championship Notes & Quotes

“There is not much I can say about it. It’s something we do every Tuesday, one-on-one’s, inside fade and all I had to do was make the play. The play call was there. It was up to me to make the competitive play.” – Grant Calcaterra on the final touchdown