Monthly Archives: July 2012
Oklahoma will open the season as a 30-point favorite against host UTEP on Sept. 1, according to Internet website betonline.com.
No matter the point spread, Miners quarterback Nick Lamaison is looking forward to the Sooners’ visit to the Sun Bowl.
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Lon Kruger has praised a new NCAA measure allowing basketball coaches time to work with players enrolled in summer school.
Up to two hours a day, eight hours a week, Kruger can condition his players and, on a limited basis, even run on-court drills with them.
Tony Jefferson dons the No. 1 jersey for the Oklahoma Sooners and it’s quite fitting considering his ever developing role. The junior is set to make 2012 his most successful in Norman yet and his emergence as a leader is sure to be cemented along the way.
Getting “banged up” is part of being an offensive lineman. Dealing with constant aches and pains is a fact of life. Those who can’t handle it usually find something else to do. Oklahoma center Ben Habern knows this better than most.
You know it’s summer when a guy’s name appearing on the roster is “headline” news. Suspended Sooners wide receiver, Jaz Reynolds, showed up on the team’s printable roster though his name does not appear on the online roster.
Landry Jones has never wavered from his public support for the short-yardage package that relegates him to the sideline and bears his backup’s name.
The quarterback, who, in many ways, is the most prolific in Sooner history, wants to win football games above all else. If it means occasionally swallowing his pride and trading places with Blake Bell, so be it.
Some teams would pat each other on the back. Their fans may celebrate, brag on social media, maybe even throw a little confetti. Some coaches would get a major pay raise, while other coaches could only dream of it.
It isn’t tough for Texas Tech far-reaching receiver Eric Ward to put his finger on a final time his group pulled off a vast win. It was final Oct in Norman, Okla., opposite unbeaten, third-ranked Oklahoma. Thar Red Raiders were bad adequate in 2011 to finish 2-7 in a Big 12 and get ripped to shreds—by a total 154 points—in their final 5 games. But somehow, they were good adequate to hang an L on a Sooners.
Senior quarterback Landry Jones is hoping to erase his horrific end to his junior season. After leading Sooner nation to a 6-0 start, Oklahoma finished 2011 3-3 in their final six games.
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops and QB Landry Jones discuss last year’s disappointing 10-3 season, this year’s expectations, having Mike Stoops as an assistant, a difficult schedule and more.