12:08 PM EDT, Sun April 20, 2014
Oklahoman 15 hours ago

Oklahoma football: How Baker Mayfield grew up a Sooner fan in Austin, Texas

BY RYAN ABER, Staff WriterNORMAN — After his performance in Oklahoma’s spring game earlier this month, Baker Mayfield said he just wanted to help his new team win a national championship. “I had the plan to come here because I wanted to win a national championship and whether it’s driving the defense on scout team or doing whatever, just trying to make this place better,” Mayfield said. Right now, that looks likely to be as the Sooners’ scout-team quarterback after Texas Tech blocked his transfer to Norman.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 17 hours ago

Former Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer to preside over Oklahoma Senior Follies — but you won't catch him performing

BY BERRY TRAMELBarry Switzer is 76 years old. One of these days, he might slow down.Read more on NewsOK.com

Questions remain in Sooners’ secondary

Oklahoma Sooners wide receiver Austin Bennett (8) catches a touchdown pass while being chased by Sooners cornerback Brandon Young (39) during the spring game at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. (Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports)
Oklahoman Apr 17, 2014
D.A. declines to prosecute OU's Frank Shannon; School to determine his future

D.A. declines to prosecute OU's Frank Shannon; School to determine his future

NORMAN - Prosecutors weeks ago declined to file sexual assault charges against Oklahoma starting linebacker Frank Shannon, Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn said Thursday. The district attorney said Shannon was not charged based on the woman's wishes at the time and based on the facts that were presented. He explained the woman said she did not want Shannon prosecuted.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Apr 16, 2014

Oklahoma football: Casady offensive guard Josh Wariboko-Alali has decommitted from the Sooners

By Ryan AberNORMAN — After being committed to Oklahoma for nearly a year, Casady offensive guard Josh Wariboko-Alali has decommitted from the Sooners. Wariboko-Alali’s decommitment was first reported by Rivals.com, and he subsequently confirmed the report. Wariboko-Alali (6-foot-3, 310 pounds) had been committed to the Sooners since late June. His younger brother, Max, a 2016 recruit, picked up his first Division I offer earlier in the week when Louisville became the first to offer the defensive back. Rivals reported that Wariboko-Alali called Sooners offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh...
Oklahoman Apr 16, 2014
OU football: Sooners linebacker Frank Shannon accused of sexual assault

OU football: Sooners linebacker Frank Shannon accused of sexual assault

By Jason Kersey, Staff WriterNORMAN — Oklahoma starting linebacker Frank Shannon has been accused of sexually assaulting a female student at his off-campus apartment Jan.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Apr 15, 2014

OU football: Trevor Knight's unimpressive performance nothing to worry about

NORMAN — Eight months after subpar spring game performances, Jason White and Sam Bradford won the 2003 and 2008 Heisman Trophies, respectively. So Oklahoma fans concerned after Trevor Knight’s showing in Saturday’s Red-White Game probably should take a deep breath. This isn’t anything new for Bob Stoops-era Sooner quarterbacks. “The disadvantage for the offense is always the case, with the defense so familiar with them,” Stoops said after Saturday’s scrimmage. The Sooners wrapped up spring practices Tuesday, and now get a little time off before summer workouts, and then fall...

Smallwood, McNamara, Evans ready to breakout for Oklahoma Sooners

Oklahoma wide receiver Jordan Smallwood (17) is tackled by Sooners linebacker Aaron Franklin (25) and safety Darius Owens (39) during the 2014 spring game. (Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports)

Stoops: Maybe best winter in last 16 years for Oklahoma Sooners football

Oklahoma Sooners running back Alex Ross (28) runs the ball during the spring game at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. (Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports)

Baylor Bears positional series: Can Spencer Drango be as effective as he was pre-back surgery?

Baylor Bears offensive linesman Pat Colbert (19) and tight end Jordan Najvar (18) and offensive linesman Ivory Wade (78) and offensive linesman Troy Baker (75) watch a video tribute to the senior class after the game against the Oklahoma State …

Baylor Bears positional series: Shock Linwood goes from hidden gem to featured back

Baylor Bears running back Shock Linwood (32) sweeps to the outside as Oklahoma Sooners linebacker Frank Shannon (20) reachers for the tackle in the second quarter at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Thursday, November 7, 2013. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning …
Oklahoman Apr 12, 2014

Oklahoma football: Eric Striker and the OU offense provides plenty of reason for optimism

NORMAN — Eric Striker came around the right edge, got a hand on Trevor Knight and would have attempted a beheading, if not for the blue jersey worn by the Sooner quarterback.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Apr 12, 2014
Oklahoma football: Taylor McNamara and the tight ends have bigger presence in spring game

Oklahoma football: Taylor McNamara and the tight ends have bigger presence in spring game

BY JASON KERSEYNORMAN — When Taylor McNamara was being recruited, Oklahoma’s storied tight end tradition made the Sooners appealing to him. “You hear all the names they throw at you: (Jermaine) Gresham, Brody Eldridge, (James) Hanna, all those guys,” McNamara said.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Apr 12, 2014

Oklahoma football: Injuries to Sterling Shepard, Durron Neal give young receivers a chance to shine

BY RYAN ABER, Staff WriterNORMAN — After Saturday’s spring game was over and students streamed onto the field for a postgame concert, Oklahoma’s wide receivers were still working. The group stuck around afterward for a series of up-downs, with even injured Sterling Shepard and Durron Neal walking alongside. “There’s just some mistakes that we did but we’re going to correct those and we’re going to get better and learn from it,” redshirt freshman receiver Jordan Smallwood said.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Apr 12, 2014

Oklahoma spring football report card: Sooners' offense inefficient in spring game

BY BERRY TRAMELA fun day on the OU campus was tempered by offensive inefficiency Saturday in the Sooner spring game, slowing the momentum created by a 45-31 Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama. A Michael Hunnicutt: The veteran kicker is quite valuable, even when he’s not catching Bedlam touchdown passes.Read more on NewsOK.com

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