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Bob Stoops, Dede Westbrook, Orlando Brown take home individual honors while seven Sooners named to All-Big 12 first team

Bob Stoops, Dede Westbrook, Orlando Brown take home individual honors while seven Sooners named to All-Big 12 first team

Oklahoma WR Dede Westbrook, OT Orlando Brown and coach Bob Stoops were honored individually Wednesday as 12 OU players were named to All-Big 12 teams when the conference announced its annual awards. Selections were made by league coaches, who were not allowed to vote for their own players.Stoops was named coach of the year for the second season in a row and sixth time overall. Westbrook garnered offensive player of the year honors while Brown was tabbled offensive lineman of the year.All-Big 12 first team:TE Mark Andrews, OL Orlando Brown, LB Jordan Evans, QB Baker Mayfield, RB Joe Mixon, CB...
Oklahoman 2 hours ago
OU Trounces Oral Roberts

OU Trounces Oral Roberts

By Ryan Aber Staff Writer raber@oklahoman.comNORMAN—For one of the first times this season, things seem to come easy for Oklahoma on Wednesday night in the second half. The Sooners knocked down shot after shot, moved the ball around the perimeter effortlessly and used their defense to create offense in a 92-66 win over Oral Roberts at Lloyd Noble Center. Oklahoma controlled the game for the most part from the tip but turned up the pace in the second, scoring 35 points in the first 10 minutes of the half to put the game out of reach. By the time Kameron McGusty's 3-pointer fell through...
Oklahoman 4 hours ago
Seven Sooners lead All-Big 12 team

Seven Sooners lead All-Big 12 team

By Ryan Aber Staff Writer raber@oklahoman.comOklahoma led the way with seven players on the All-Big 12 team as voted by the coaches. Oklahoma State had three players on the first team. Sooners wide receiver Dede Westbrook was named Offensive Player of the Year, lineman Orlando Brown Offensive Lineman of the Year and Bob Stoops Coach of the Year in the conference. Oklahoma State running back Justice Hill was named Offensive Freshman of the Year. Oklahoma had five offensive players on the first team—Westbrook, Brown, quarterback Baker Mayfield, running back Joe Mixon and receiver Mark...
Oral Roberts vs. Oklahoma basketball live updates

Oral Roberts vs. Oklahoma basketball live updates

Oklahoma takes on Oral Roberts Wednesday evening in Norman at 7 p.m. The Sooners are 5-2 after a loss to Wisconsin on Saturday while the Golden Eagles sit at 1-7.You can watch the game on Fox Sports Oklahoma or listen to it on FM 107.7 in Oklahoma or FM 97.5 in Tulsa. You can keep track of the game with live box score updates HERE.Check back after the game for analysis.
Oklahoman 5 hours ago
Riley no longer a candidate at Houston, according to report

Riley no longer a candidate at Houston, according to report

A day after reports that Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley "killed it" during his interview for the vacant Houston head coaching job, the Houston Chronicle reported that Riley was no longer a candidate. The paper reported that five potential coaches had been vetted for the position—Riley, interim coach/defensive coordinator Todd Orlando, offensive coordinator Major Applewhite, Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin and former LSU/Oklahoma State coach Les Miles. Tom Herman, who coached the Cougars to a win over the Sooners to start the season, recently left to take the head...
Report: Sooners OC Lincoln Riley no longer in the running for head job at Houston

Report: Sooners OC Lincoln Riley no longer in the running for head job at Houston

Oklahoma OC Lincoln Riley is no longer under consideration for the vacant head coaching job at Houston, according to a report.Joseph Duarte, who covers the Cougars for the Houston Chronicle, tweeted the news Wednesday.Houston OC Major Applewhite, DC Todd Orlando, Alabama OC Lane Kiffin and former LSU coach Les Miles are still in the running, according to the report.Earlier in the week, CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd reported Riley interviewed with Houston and "hit it out of the park."Riley, who was once connected to the Oregon job, is one of college football's hottest names. He engineered a massive...
Oklahoman Dec 6, 2016
First basketball, then the mayorship: Oklahoma's Khadeem Lattin has his sights set beyond the game

First basketball, then the mayorship: Oklahoma's Khadeem Lattin has his sights set beyond the game

By Ryan Aber Staff Writer raber@oklahoman.comNORMAN — Khadeem Lattin knows exactly what he wants to do after his basketball career. “At the end of the day, when the ball goes flat for me, I would love to go back to Houston and be the mayor,” Lattin said. Oklahoma's junior forward still has plenty of basketball in him, including Wednesday, when the Sooners host Oral Roberts at 7 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
Report: Sooners OC Lincoln Riley 'hit it out of the park' during recent Houston interview

Report: Sooners OC Lincoln Riley 'hit it out of the park' during recent Houston interview

At just 33 years old, Oklahoma OC Lincoln Riley might be one of the frontrunners for the vacant head coaching job at Houston, according to a report.According to CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd, Riley recently interviewed at Houston and "hit it out of the park," a source said."I would be surprised if they don't hire him," Dodd's source said. "Lincoln killed it."Riley, who was once connected to the Oregon job, is one of college football's hottest names. He engineered a massive turnaround on the Oklahoma offense during his first season in Norman in 2015 on the way to a College Football Playoff berth....
Oklahoma lands seven on AP All-Big 12 first team; Bob Stoops named Coach of the Year

Oklahoma lands seven on AP All-Big 12 first team; Bob Stoops named Coach of the Year

Three days after Oklahoma won its 10th Big 12 title, seven Sooners were named to the AP All-Big 12 first team. OU coach Bob Stoops was named AP Big 12 coach of the year, as well.WR Dede Westbrook was named the Big 12 offensive player of the year with 1,465 yards receiving and 16 touchdowns. His nine first-place votes were two more than QB Baker Mayfield, who won the honor last season. Both Mayfield and Westbrook were selected as finalists for this season's Heisman Trophy Monday evening.Stoops was named coach of the year for the second consecutive season and fifth time overall, a conference...
Dede Westbrook talks about the hit that knocked him out of Bedlam -- and why he didn't do himself any favors two nights later

Dede Westbrook talks about the hit that knocked him out of Bedlam -- and why he didn't do himself any favors two nights later

Oklahoma WR Dede Westbrook laid on the field for several minutes in the second quarter of the Sooners' Bedlam win Saturday, recovering from the massive hit Oklahoma State S Jordan Sterns had just delivered.Westbrook was not allowed to return to the game because of concussion-like symptoms. Still, even with limited playing time, he finished with four catches for 111 yards and a touchdown -- which was apparently enough to get him an invite to New York City for the Heisman ceremony.While speaking to reporters about the honor Monday evening, Westbrook was asked about the hit."I took a shot...
OU's Baker Mayfield: Being a Heisman finalist with Dede Westbrook is a 'dream come true'

OU's Baker Mayfield: Being a Heisman finalist with Dede Westbrook is a 'dream come true'

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield spent his childhood dreaming of not just quarterbacking the Sooners, but making it to New York City for the Heisman Trophy presentation.A season ago, he came within reach of that dream but, in the end, was snubbed of an invite. This time around, not only was Mayfield invited, but he will be joined by OU WR Dede Westbrook -- his favorite downfield target -- as well."It’s a dream come true," Mayfield said. "I said it not too long ago -- you think about it and you think about the times that you’re a kid and you dream of playing college football, you dream of going...
If Big 12 wants to return to the CFP, they must address horrendous defenses

If Big 12 wants to return to the CFP, they must address horrendous defenses

Back when TCU fell out of College Football Playoff contention after a 52-point win over Iowa State, it was easy to think maybe the committee members simply had second thoughts. Or were closet Cyclones fans. But three seasons in, it's beginning to look personal.Either that, or the Big 12 simply doesn't get it, which, come to think of it, seems to be a trend.The Big 12's latest problem with the CFP isn't that the committee didn't like Oklahoma enough to put it in the playoffs. Bob Bowlsby, the commissioner, didn't cry about the Sooners' exclusion, nor should he. They simply weren't good enough....
Oklahoman Dec 5, 2016
OSU report card: Cowboys grades reflect 'what-could-have-been' performance

OSU report card: Cowboys grades reflect 'what-could-have-been' performance

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comThe Cowboys played well early and were tied 17-17 at halftime, but the Sooners pulled away for a 38-20 victory, and OSU's grades reflect a performance that was what-could-have-been. Passing game D Mason Rudolph did not throw well.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Dec 4, 2016
OU football: Sooners turn to Boulware for Auburn insight

OU football: Sooners turn to Boulware for Auburn insight

BY BROOKE PRYOR Staff Writer bpryor@oklahoman.comNORMAN — Save for a meeting with Auburn in the Sugar Bowl after the 1971 season, the Oklahoma football program doesn't have much familiarity with its 2016 Sugar Bowl opponent. The game on Jan.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Dec 4, 2016
OU football journal: Limited number of Sugar Bowl tickets on sale Tuesday

OU football journal: Limited number of Sugar Bowl tickets on sale Tuesday

By Ryan Aber Staff Writer raber@oklahoman.comBeginning Sunday night, Oklahoma season-ticket holders were able to request tickets for the Sugar Bowl. The Sooners will take on Auburn in the Jan.Read more on NewsOK.com

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