12:46 PM EDT, Tue September 02, 2014

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops: We should have a healthy backup QB, but Blake Bell will be ready if needed

Oklahoma tight end Blake Bell (10) comes up with turf stuck in his helmet during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Louisiana Tech in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Oklahoman Sep 1, 2014
Big 12 football: Texas quarterback David Ash to miss BYU game

Big 12 football: Texas quarterback David Ash to miss BYU game

By JIM VERTUNO , AP Sports WriterAUSTIN, Texas — Texas quarterback David Ash, who missed most of last season with concussion symptoms, was injured again and will miss this week’s game against BYU. Ash took several hard hits in a 38-7 win over North Texas.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Aug 31, 2014
Oklahoma football: Sooners' backup quarterback situation is tricky for now

Oklahoma football: Sooners' backup quarterback situation is tricky for now

By Jason KerseyNORMAN — Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight stayed healthy while taking every offensive snap in Saturday’s season-opening rout of Louisiana Tech. No one had to find out what OU coaches would have done if Knight, who left two of his five starts last season injured, had gone down, but such a scenario would have certainly put Bob Stoops and his staff in a tough predicament — even if Knight’s injury was relatively minor. Until Cody Thomas is fully healed from the muscle strain that has plagued him the past couple weeks — or Texas Tech transfer Baker Mayfield wins his...
Oklahoman Aug 31, 2014

Up next for Oklahoma football: Scouting Tulsa

BY JASON KERSEYNO. 4 OKLAHOMA AT TULSA When: 11 a.m. Saturday Where: H.A. Chapman Stadium, Tulsa TV: ABC (KOCO — Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, U-verse 5/1005) Radio: KOKC-AM 1520, KRXO-FM 107.7 Scouting Tulsa Record: 1-0, 1-0 in AAC play; coming off a 38-31, double-overtime win over Tulane last Thursday. Best player: Wide receiver Keyarris Garrett.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Aug 31, 2014

OU football: Ejection of Jordan Evans, suspension of Frank Shannon force Sooners to deal with LB depth issues

BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer, raber@opubco.comNORMAN — On Louisiana Tech’s third drive Saturday night vs. Oklahoma, the Sooners were forced to deal with their depth issues at linebacker. With Frank Shannon held out as he fights a one-year suspension from the school in district court, his replacement — sophomore Jordan Evans — was ejected for targeting. Evans moved to tackle Bulldogs’ quarterback Cody Sokol, diving at the quarterback as Sokol ducked and slid to avoid contact.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Aug 31, 2014

OU football: What they're saying about the Sooners' 48-16 win over La. Tech

COMPILED BY JASON KERSEY, Staff Writer, jkersey@opubco.comNORMAN — Oklahoma opened the 2014 season with a 48-16 victory over Louisiana Tech. Here’s a look at what some coaches and players had to say after the game: Junior receiver Sterling Shepard, on his talk with Bob Stoops following first-quarter his touchdown reception.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Aug 30, 2014

OU football: A look at the Sooners' win by the numbers

Here is a look at Oklahoma’s 48-16 win over La. Tech by the numbers: * 3: Oklahoma starters who have now started at least three season openers.Read more on NewsOK.com

Five thoughts from Oklahoma’s season-opening 48-16 win against Louisiana Tech

Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight (9) passes over a Louisiana Tech defender in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) The Sooners took … [visit site to read more]
Oklahoman Aug 30, 2014

OU report card: Sooners QB Trevor Knight solid, not spectacular in victory

On a night that OU rolled La Tech 48-16, the grades reflect that dominance. TREVOR KNIGHT: A The Sooner quarterback was stout from the get-go.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Aug 30, 2014
OU football: Keith Ford, Sooners RBs run to 48-16 win over La. Tech

OU football: Keith Ford, Sooners RBs run to 48-16 win over La. Tech

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports WriterNORMAN — Trevor Knight passed for 252 yards and a touchdown and Keith Ford had 117 yards from scrimmage and scored two touchdowns to help No.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Aug 30, 2014

Former Sooners in the NFL: A look at ex-OU players on NFL rosters and those who didn't make the cut

BY MIKE BALDWINDE Frank Alexander (Carolina): Suspended the first four games after violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, Alexander, a 2012 fourth-round pick, has been a backup in the Panthers’ defensive-line rotation.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Aug 29, 2014

Oklahoma football: Why the stability of Bob Stoops' job has been so valuable to the Stoops family

By Jenni Carlson, Staff WriterNORMAN — Carol Stoops went back to her hometown of Cresco, Iowa, recently to visit family. During her stay in the tiny town less than 10 minutes south of the Minnesota state line, she made time to visit the house she grew up in.Read more on NewsOK.com

Frank Shannon’s lawyer claims Oklahoma ‘failed’ the Skyline graduate

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 14: Linebacker Frank Shannon #20 of the Oklahoma Sooners leaves the field after the game against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane September 14, 2013 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Golden …
Oklahoman Aug 29, 2014

College football Game of the Day: Clemson at Georgia

By Berry TramelGeorgia hosts Clemson on Saturday in college football’s game of the day. Which is rather strange for two programs so underachieving. Clemson beat Ohio State in the Orange Bowl last season and finished eighth in the final AP poll — Clemson’s first top-10 finish since 1988.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Aug 29, 2014

Oklahoma football: What it's like to be Trevor Knight's brother

BY RYAN ABERWhen Trevor Knight committed to Oklahoma, the Sooners got a package deal. His twin brother Connor Knight also joined OU as a walk-on. Connor, a tight end, earned playing time in five games last year on special teams. Knight recently spoke to The Oklahoman about the brothers’ decision to play together and what it was like for him to see Trevor’s performance in the Sugar Bowl: “Trevor and I kind of decided early on that we wanted to play together.Read more on NewsOK.com

Sooners Player News

  • Joe Mixon

    Joe Mixon

    Joe Mixon says he is loyal to Bob Stoops, Oklahoma on Twitter

  • Baker Mayfield

    Baker Mayfield

    Baker Mayfield will be eligible for scholarship, but report says Oklahoma might not have one to give

  • Keith Ford

    Keith Ford

    OU football: Keith Ford, Sooners RBs run to 48-16 win over La. Tech

  • Jordan Evans

    Jordan Evans

    OU football: Ejection of Jordan Evans, suspension of Frank Shannon force Sooners to deal with LB depth issues

  • Dominique Alexander

    Dominique Alexander

    Oklahoma football: Dominique Alexander sees plenty of ways to improve on a terrific freshman season