Oklahoma Sooners Articles

2013 is shaping up to be an interesting year in the Big 12. Six or seven teams have a case to be picked No. 1, so this could be one of the more entertaining (and wide-open) conference title races in the nation.Oklahoma has won at least 10 games in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Brand image is a massive part of modern 21st century business and college football is big business.Signature uniforms like the Sooners or Cowboys, unique hand signals or historic mascots like Bevo help separate one team from the next in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The Big 12 is one of the toughest conferences to predict this preseason. No Big 12 team managed to crack Athlon's projected final top 15 for 2013, as Oklahoma State, Texas, TCU and Oklahoma all ranked between 16-20. It’s not the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
There are many reasons a sports fan can come to the realization that the college game is a better product than the professional version. Some of that has to do with charming, sleepy college towns and the scenic tailgating. The college game has...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
For many of the installments in our “best and worst times to be a fan” series, it’s been difficult to parse the high points and low points.Oklahoma’s best time was easy: Watching a team go without a loss for 48 consecutive...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
When predicting college football’s national champion, experience at quarterback is usually one of the most important factors to consider. However, is it time to reconsider how important experience is under center? Four of the last six teams to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
When predicting college football’s national champion, experience at quarterback is usually one of the most important factors to consider. However, is it time to reconsider how important experience is under center? Four of the last six teams to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
If Heisman voters were as open minded as Hugh Green’s peers in 1980, the fraternity of the award for the most outstanding college football player would be much different.During a tour organized to promote the 1980 football season, the...
David Fox
1 year ago
If Heisman voters were as open minded as Hugh Green’s peers in 1980, the fraternity of the award for the most outstanding college football player would be much different.During a tour organized to promote the 1980 football season, the...
David Fox
1 year ago
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second and third All-Big 12 teams for this season. Related Content: Big 12 Predictions for 2013 2013 All-...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second and third All-Big 12 teams for this season. Related Content: Big 12 Predictions for 2013 2013 All-...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Fall Saturdays are special. Small towns, huge crowds, tailgating, bands, cheerleaders and student sections are just a few of the reasons college football is the best sport on the planet. When campuses jump to life across the nation each weekend...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Big 12 2013 Predictions Big 12 Overall 1. Oklahoma State 7-2 10-2 2. Oklahoma 7-2 9-3 3. Texas 6-3 9-...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The Big 12 enjoyed one of the best offseasons of any major conference. Or at least one that will help the league enter 2013-14 with some degree of renown. First, point guard Marcus Smart elected to return to Oklahoma State for his sophomore...
David Fox
1 year ago
The Big 12 enjoyed one of the best offseasons of any major conference. Or at least one that will help the league enter 2013-14 with some degree of renown. First, point guard Marcus Smart elected to return to Oklahoma State for his sophomore...
David Fox
1 year ago
Oklahoma has one of the richest and most successful college football traditions in the nation. The NCAA's all-time longest winning streak, four coaches with at least 120 wins at the school — although, Bennie Owen's teams are ineligible for this...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
his role as the starting quarterback, but there are no guarantees that he will return to form. TCU can still be a very good team with Trevone Boykin at quarterback, but to be elite, the Horned Frogs need Pachall, the more gifted passer, to take the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
his role as the starting quarterback, but there are no guarantees that he will return to form. TCU can still be a very good team with Trevone Boykin at quarterback, but to be elite, the Horned Frogs need Pachall, the more gifted passer, to take the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Much of college football success and failure is based on who you play and where you play them. As we get closer to the first games of the 2012 season -- hey, we crossed the 100-day mark last week -- Athlon Sports looks at the teams that have good...
David Fox
1 year ago
Dynasty is a word that gets tossed around all too liberally by fans and media members alike. However, there are periods of time in sports where the term is not only applicable but completely accurate. The NFL had the Packers of the '60s, the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The Big 12 should have one of the most wide-open battles at quarterback for first-team all-conference honors in 2013. TCU’s Casey Pachall is back after a suspension, but he isn’t guaranteed the starting job. Oklahoma’s Blake Bell has a lot of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
With uncertainty looming over the top of the Big 12 in 2013, should Texas and Oklahoma still be considered the favorites? Or is it Oklahoma State or TCU? What about Kansas State or Baylor? All six teams should be in the middle of the Big 12...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Depending on your point of view, spring practice is either a respite from the football-free months of winter and a taste of things to come in August. On the other hand, it’s only appealing to the hardcore football fan. Sure, there’s the same...
David Fox
1 year ago
Unpredictable is the best word to sum up the Big 12 heading into the 2013 season. The defending Big 12 champs (Kansas State) lost several key pieces, including quarterback Collin Klein and linebacker Arthur Brown. However, it’s hard to bet...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness....
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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