6:09 PM EDT, Sun September 21, 2014
Oklahoman 17 hours ago

OU football: Sooners' bag of tricks (even the Belldozer) on full display vs. West Virginia

BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer, raber@opubco.comMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Nothing came easy for Oklahoma on Saturday night against West Virginia. The result — a 45-33 win for OU — doesn’t show the fight West Virginia brought to the Sooners. Oklahoma had to pull out all the stops — a pass from receivers to quarterbacks, onside kicks and even the return of the Belldozer — to escape Morgantown unscathed. “We knew coming up here that we were going to have to bring out everything because this offense is such a high-powered offense,” Sooners receiver Durron Neal said. Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 17 hours ago

Oklahoma football: Gus Johnson puts Samaje Perine in some elite company

By Mel Bracht, Staff WriterGus Johnson, Fox Sports’ enthusiastic play-by-play announcer, put OU freshman running back Samaja Perine in some elite company when talking about his 200-yard-plus effort Saturday night in the Sooners’ 45-33 victory Saturday night at West Virginia. “The Sooners run it like they used to.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 17 hours ago

Oklahoma-West Virginia by the numbers: Sterling Shepard gets third straight 100-yard receiving game

BY BERRY TRAMEL3: Straight 100-yard receiving games for Sterling Shepard, who had 101 yards on six catches. 8: Double-digit gains for OU freshman tailback Samaje Perine, en route to 242 yards on 34 carries. 8: Straight wins for OU. 8: Third-down conversions for OU, in 16 attempts.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 17 hours ago
OU football notebook: Michael Hunnicutt breaks DeMarco Murray's Sooners scoring record

OU football notebook: Michael Hunnicutt breaks DeMarco Murray's Sooners scoring record

BY RYAN ABER AND JASON KERSEY, Staff WritersMORGANTOWN, W.V. — With nine points in Saturday night’s 45-33 Oklahoma win at West Virginia, Sooners kicker Michael Hunnicutt broke DeMarco Murray’s all-time school scoring record. Hunnicutt broke the record in the final minutes of the third quarter with the point-after following Samaje Perine’s third touchdown of the game. “It’s a great honor,” Hunnicutt said.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 18 hours ago

OU football: Freshman running back Samaje Perine leads Sooners to 45-33 win over West Virginia

By JOHN RA, AP Sports WriterMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Bruising freshman Samaje Perine rushed for 242 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 18 hours ago
OU football report card: Sooners' running game, uniforms get high marks

OU football report card: Sooners' running game, uniforms get high marks

BY BERRY TRAMELNot an easy game, but a great test, and OU passed, with a 45-33 victory over West Virginia on Saturday night.Read more on NewsOK.com

Five thoughts from Oklahoma’s 45-33 win over West Virginia: It’s Samaje Perine’s world, we’re just living in it

MORGANTOWN, WV - SEPTEMBER 20: Samaje Perine #32 of the Oklahoma Sooners rushes against Wes Tonkery #37 and Carlton Nash #32 of the West Virginia Mountaineers in the first half during the game on September 20, 2014 at Mountaineer Field …

Oklahoma kicker Michael Hunnicutt sets OU career scoring record against West Virginia

Kicker Michael Hunnicutt #18 of the Oklahoma Sooners November 10, 2012 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated Baylor 42-34. (Photo by Brett Deering/)
Oklahoman Sep 19, 2014
OU football: What it's like to commit before a game with Will Sunderland

OU football: What it's like to commit before a game with Will Sunderland

BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer, raber@opubco.comThe hard part was over for Will Sunderland long before Oklahoma took the field against Tennessee last Saturday. The Midwest City cornerback made a surprise — even to him — commitment to the Sooners in the morning.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 19, 2014

OU vs. West Virginia: Mike Stoops vs. Dana Holgorsen a classic matchup of football minds

BY BERRY TRAMELMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Mike Stoops isn’t sleeping well this week. Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 19, 2014

Big 12 football: Wes Lunt leading troupe of Big 12 quarterback transfers

BY BERRY TRAMELQuarterback transfers from Big 12 schools have had an up-and-down season so far. Miami’s Jake Heaps (Kansas) is a backup.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 19, 2014
Dad forces 15-year-old son to play drinking game during OU vs. Tennessee

Dad forces 15-year-old son to play drinking game during OU vs. Tennessee

An Athens, Tennessee, man was arrested this week after officials said he forced his 15-year-old son to play a drinking game during the Oklahoma-Tennessee football game on Saturday. Several people at the home said the teen's father, 35-year-old Mark Allen Hughes, forced his son to play a drinking game with him while watching Tennessee take on OU. Witnesses told police that Hughes made his son play the game after he caught the 15-year-old drinking.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 19, 2014
Power Lunch: Chat with OU writer Ryan Aber

Power Lunch: Chat with OU writer Ryan Aber

FROM STAFF REPORTSLive Blog Power Lunch: Chat with OU writer Ryan Aber   //Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 18, 2014

Oklahoma football: Why Zack Sanchez's competitiveness pushes him forward and holds him back

BY RYAN ABER, Staff WriterNORMAN — Zack Sanchez isn't about to make excuses. The Oklahoma cornerback won't let a lingering shoulder injury or anything else dampen his competitive fire. “Yeah,” Sanchez said, acknowledging that the shoulder still hurt but quickly moving on.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 18, 2014

Oklahoma football notebook: Bob Stoops wants draft declaration deadline pushed back

BY RYAN ABER AND JASON KERSEYOklahoma coach Bob Stoops said Wednesday that he would like to see the NFL’s deadline for underclassmen to declare for the draft pushed back. Last year, the NFL’s deadline was Jan.Read more on NewsOK.com

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