The home stretch of the Big 12 schedule could be as entertaining as any conference race in recent memory. No. 10 Texas Tech visits No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday in a top-15 battle that will have a big impact on the Big 12 race.
about 44 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
Oklahoma is back to playing the kind of defense that can win a championship. The Sooners are allowing 13 points per game, sixth fewest in the FBS and on pace with the Sooners’ 2001 team for the fewest points per game during the Bob Stoops tenure.
about 58 days ago | Bryan Shalvoy | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- With 2:34 left in the third quarter, Corey Nelson lay prone on the Oklahoma Memorial Stadium turf. Just two minutes earlier, the Oklahoma senior linebacker had stuffed TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin with a open-field tackle inside the Sooners’ 10-yard line, forcing the Horned Frogs to settle for a field goal.
about 61 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma has had several inexperienced players step up and make a major impact as it has rolled to a 4-0 start. Veterans like cornerback Aaron Colvin, linebacker Corey Nelson, center Gabe Ikard and running back Brennan Clay have performed well, overshadowing contributions by other Sooners.
about 66 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- Penn State might call itself “Linebacker U.” But Oklahoma has a linebacking tradition that takes a backseat to no one. The Sooners claim almost as many former first-team All-American linebackers as Penn State.
about 67 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma’s defense has passed test after test this season. Yet, TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin brings a test the Sooners have not seen in 2013 when TCU visits Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
about 68 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
Taking stock of Week 5 in the Big 12: Team of the week: Oklahoma. With their victory over Oklahoma State, the Mountaineers deserved strong consideration here. But by winning in South Bend, the Sooners delivered the Big 12 its best win of the year while vanquishing past demons.
about 69 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
NORMAN, Okla. --Oklahoma’s defense had more question marks than strengths heading into the 2013 season. After three games, a bunch of those questions have been answered and the Sooners defense has been the most impressive unit on the team.
about 79 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- There were questions abound as Oklahoma’s 2013 season opened on Aug. 31. Three Saturdays later, several questions have been answered and some potential holes look like they could become strengths.
about 81 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners