Monthly Archives : April 2012

For NFL draft, Detroit Lions Go Prospecting On Oklahoma Trail

For NFL draft, Detroit Lions Go Prospecting On Oklahoma Trail

Sooner4OU Commentary:  The Detroit Lions have made what I would consider a very smart move in the 2012 NFL Draft.  Three of the eight draft choices were from the University of Oklahoma.  Choosing players that have a winning attitude from…

0 Comments / 0 View / April 30, 2012

OU Women’s Golf Wins Big 12 Championship

OU Women’s Golf Wins Big 12 Championship

The University of Oklahoma women’s golf team shot a third-round 296 (+6) Sunday and claimed the Big 12 Championship at the par-70 Lawrence Golf Club in Lawrence Kansas. It was the second Big 12 title for the Sooners, who posted…

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OU Men Claims Big 12 Championship

OU Men Claims Big 12 Championship

Oklahoma captured the Big 12 Men’s Tennis Championship title, continuing its dominance in the conference this season, Sunday at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center. The 11th-ranked Sooners defeated Baylor 4-3 to add a conference tournament trophy — their first…

0 Comments / 0 View / April 30, 2012

OU’s Lewis aims To Be Emotional Leader In NFL

OU’s Lewis aims To Be Emotional Leader In NFL

Ronnell Lewis’ favorite player is Ray Lewis. For the bone-chilling hits. For the adrenaline-pumping pregame speeches. “His whole team rallies around him,” the Oklahoma outside linebacker said. “They feed off his energy. I want to hopefully be that guy for…

0 Comments / 0 View / April 26, 2012

OU ‘s Ryan Broyles: Oklahoma Prepared Me For The NFL

OU ‘s Ryan Broyles: Oklahoma Prepared Me For The NFL

All of those hours in the weight room, on the practice field and in the classroom are about to pay off for former Oklahoma receiver Ryan Broyles. The all-time FBS career receptions leader has overcome several obstacles, including a torn…

0 Comments / 0 View / April 26, 2012

Did OUs Landry Jones Make A Million Dollar Mistake

Did OUs Landry Jones Make A Million Dollar Mistake

We’ve talked a little in the last week about what the value of a college scholarship should be to a student-athlete. For one Oklahoma football player, the value may measure in the millions. Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones turned down possible…

0 Comments / 0 View / April 23, 2012

Two OU Wrestlers On 2012 US Olympic Team

Two OU Wrestlers On 2012 US Olympic Team

Two former Oklahoma Sooners have earned spots on the U.S. Olympic team that will compete later this year in London. Jared Frayer and Sam Hazewinkel each were named to the team after winning at the Olympic Trials during the weekend…

0 Comments / 0 View / April 23, 2012

OU Women’s Basketball Signs Juco All-American

OU Women’s Basketball Signs Juco All-American

Women’s basketball team chosen up a junior college All-American on Monday when Portia Durrett signed a National Letter of intention to play for the Sooners. Durrett, a 6-foot-2 power forward, averaged 15.4 points and 7.8 rebounds last season for Walters…

0 Comments / 1 View / April 23, 2012

OU’s Drew Allen Pleased With Progress This Spring

OU’s Drew Allen Pleased With Progress This Spring

Sophomore Blake Bell outperformed junior Drew Allen in Oklahoma’s spring game a week ago, but offensive coordinator Josh Heupel said the decision on who will back up quarterback Landry Jones will be based on all 15 spring practices and fall…

0 Comments / 0 View / April 22, 2012

Sooners Clean Up At Event Championships

Sooners Clean Up At Event Championships

A night after claiming the NCAA all-around crown, Jake Dalton won the NCAA title on parallel bars and became the first Sooner gymnast to be named an All-American in six events Saturday in the NCAA men’s gymnastics championships at Lloyd…

0 Comments / 0 View / April 22, 2012

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