Oklahoma added several recruits into the fold on Wednesday with an eye on creating the foundation of a future championship squad. Yet recruiting is an inexact science as some projected stars rise to meet those high expectations while others struggle to make a difference in the Big 12.
about 1266 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- The look of despair and disappointment on the face of Oklahoma center Gabe Ikard spoke volumes. It's rare that a win over a Top 10 team feels so bittersweet. Ikard was excited his team had just knocked off then-No.
about 1365 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
During the summer months, SoonerNation will take a closer look at each player on Oklahoma's roster in our Crimson Countdown series. Each day, we will analyze each player's impact on the program since arriving on campus, his potential impact this fall and his long-term impact.
about 1485 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
You've seen them while prepping your fantasy football team. Or reading ESPN Insider Chad Ford while getting ready for the NBA Draft. The "tier system" is an effective way of making sense, differentiating and analyzing a cluster of players.
about 1487 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- Saturday, the Sooners will put the finishing touches on spring ball with the Red-White spring game. With a quarterback derby, three first-year assistants and several new starters on defense, this has been one of the most storyline-rich springs of the Bob Stoops era.
about 1568 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- Tight end was the position that wasn't for the Sooners in 2012. OU's first-year tight end triplets did not develop as rapidly as the coaches had hoped. Then Jalen Saunders was cleared, and the Sooners went almost exclusively with four-wide sets without a tight end.
about 1619 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
Not only did the Sooners seldom use the tight end position in 2012, they altogether abandoned it. Offensive coordinator Josh Heupel leaned on four-wide sets and lined up fullback Trey Millard at tight end whenever the situation called for it.
about 1646 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
We're grading each Big 12 team's season right now, and we'll move on to the next team on the list: The Oklahoma Sooners. OFFENSE: The year got off to a rocky start out in El Paso, with the Sooners needing late touchdowns from Brannon Green and Damien Williams to break away from a near upset to the Miners.
about 1652 days ago | David Ubben | Oklahoma Sooners