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2017 Schedule
11-2, 1st in Big 12
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1hJake Trotter

Top-10 player spring update: Oklahoma Sooners

There's no doubt about two-time Heisman finalist Baker Mayfield topping Oklahoma's list of best players, but who else merits attention this spring?


Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Linebacker Alston Orji, ranked No. 159 overall, in drills at the Under Armour camp in Dallas. Good looking prospect and academics are important to him.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

DB Verone McKinley wants to visit Nebraska, A&M, LSU, Oklahoma, Clemson, Alabama, and maybe Penn State before making his decision.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

LB Alston Orji says when he comes out with a top list he knows Oklahoma, Texas and Texas A&M will make the list. Wants to build a relationship with Michigan, UCLA, Georgia and Vanderbilt among others

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2dGerry Hamilton

Early Commit: RB T.J. Pledger to Oklahoma

Oklahoma continues to build a strong 2018 recruiting class with Saturday's commit of ESPN 300 running back T.J. Pledger.

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4dJake Trotter

The weird, wild ride of Baker Mayfield rolls on

The Heisman finalist's final season started with an arrest. It's the latest turn in a wild career that Mayfield hopes will end on a higher note.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown caused a stir this week, when it was revealed he reported to campus weighing 148 pounds. But Oklahoma State receiver Jalen McCleskey is proof that Brown could on weight quickly. McCleskey, who is the top returning receiver in the Big 12 with 73 catches last year, showed up to Stillwater at 150 pounds. Now, he's up to 175. His secret? "Eat whatever you want."

Heather Dinich ESPN Senior Writer 

OU OC Lincoln Riley said the Sooners might have their best o-line in the three years he's been there -- the top 8 return, along with QB Baker Mayfield. That bodes well for an offense that is now unproven at WR and RB. He said he thinks they can sustain and build upon their success in spite of losing top playmakers Dede Westbrook, Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon. "We think we've got the blueprint to do it," he said, "and the guys, but we have to figure out what this group can do well and what makes us click."

Kiper views Mixon as more talented RB than Fournette (0:44)
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6dJake Trotter

Oklahoma QB Mayfield on arrest: 'I messed up'

Speaking publicly for the first time since his arrest in Arkansas last month, OU quarterback Baker Mayfield said the incident was an "instant regret" and that he realizes he "let down" many fans.


Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

More from Baker Mayfield, on the arrest: "I'm the quarterback at Oklahoma... I can't do that."


Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

OU quarterback Baker Mayfield, on what he learned from the arrest in Arkansas:


Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield making his first throws of the spring:

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Spring ball has begun at Oklahoma

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7dHeather Dinich

How Big 12 teams can make the CFP jump

Adding a conference championship game won't necessarily ensure a Big 12 entrant makes the playoff, but it should help contenders like Oklahoma and Oklahoma State strengthen their résumés.

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