All posts tagged "College Football Playoff"

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: What’s the hurry? For a memorable season, Sooners must first make memories

    NORMAN — Bob Stoops used to say everyone seemed in an awful hurry to get to the...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Thanks to Mayfield, Anderson, Sooners remove all doubt

    NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma all but stamped its reservation to the Big 12 Conference championship game with...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Playoffs? Heisman? Heaven can wait for Sooners … at least until Saturday

    NORMAN — Everyone wants to crown Oklahoma into the College Football Playoff, just like they want to...

  • Andrew Gilman
    A formula moving forward: Ranking the teams for the College Football Playoff

    Alabama hasn’t played the toughest schedule. Georgia won at Notre Dame. Oklahoma lost to a terrible Iowa...

  • Columns
    Sporting News: Is Baker Mayfield the best quarterback in Oklahoma history?

    Is Baker Mayfield the greatest quarterback in the history of Oklahoma football? As the No. 8 Sooners...

  • Columns
    Sporting News: Is Mason Rudolph the best quarterback in Oklahoma State history?

    Saturday’s game between No. 8 Oklahoma and No. 11 Oklahoma State could pit the two best quarterbacks...

  • Local College Sports
    No Quality Wins Hurts Ok. St. in the First CFP Poll

    Oklahoma State is ranked No. 11 in the first College Football Playoff poll. The committee is clearly...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Lincoln Riley’s contract is huge, full of bonuses … and worth every penny

    Lincoln Riley’s contract details were released on Tuesday, and the University of Oklahoma is all-in on paying...

  • Local College Sports
    Bob Stoops retiring at OU; Lincoln Riley taking over

    Stoops abruptly announced Wednesday that he is retiring after leading Oklahoma to 10 conference championships and a...

  • Inside Sports
    Ohio State’s offense back on passing ‘attack’ with new coordinator Kevin Wilson

    Source: Sporting News Kevin Wilson (Bill Bender/SN) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State quarterbacks combined for a whopping...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football preview: Sooners 2017 schedule, roster and three things to watch

    Oklahoma football preview: Sooners 2017 schedule, roster and three things to watch. Bob Stoops enters his 19th season with another team that could make a run at the College Football Playoff. The Sooners are ranked No. When is Oklahoma's spring game? 2017 Oklahoma roster Oklahoma's roster will be updated in the spring and summer here. Oklahoma has...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Named 2015-16 Best in College Sports

    Sooners Named 2015-16 Best in College Sports. The OU football team became the first of six Oklahoma teams to finish in the final four of their sport when it made the College Football Playoff after earning its ninth Big 12 title. But it was the wild card sports that set the Sooners above the...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma surges to Red River Rivalry win as Texas’s defensive woes persist

    Oklahoma surges to Red River Rivalry win as Texas’s defensive woes persist. The Sooners avenged last season’s loss to the Longhorns and have now won five of the last seven meetings in the storied rivalry. You have to believe that the defense, under a coach known for defense in Bob Stoops, will continue to...

  • Local College Sports
    Baker Mayfield’s call to arms to Oklahoma targets eyeing Sooners

    x This video is not available. Please try again in a few minutes. x This video is geo-restricted. We are experiencing technical difficulties, please try again in a few minutes. Ads keep our content free for all to enjoy so please turn off any ad blockers to keep watching. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has some unfinished business...

  • Local College Sports
    5 college teams on the rise for 2017

    This year we saw the rise of Washington and Louisville into genuine contenders, so which five teams should we be looking to as potential participants in the College Football Playoff in 2017? The play of freshman quarterback Sam Darnold was key, and he was the nation’s sixth-highest-graded quarterback over his final four games. So...

  • NCAA Football
    Clemson Dethrones Alabama in Thrilling Fashion

    Coming into the game against Alabama, Clemson was an underdog, but not a big one. Alabama’s running...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners see College Football Playoff, national title in their future

    Sooners see College Football Playoff, national title in their future. The permeating thought was the Sooners were ready to win a national championship in 12 months. They compromised the most talented backfield OU coach Bob Stoops has ever had and the best at OU in decades. But seeing wide receiver Jeffrey Mead play well against...

  • Local College Sports
    Baker Mayfield is College Football’s Most Fun Player

    Baker Mayfield is College Football's Most Fun Player. © Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Lamar Jackson, Louisville's Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, finished the season accounting for 51 total touchdowns. Clemson's Deshaun Watson is presently getting ready to throw thunderbolts at the Alabama defense in next week's title game. Pregame chatter centered on how the high-flying Sooners...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners roll over Auburn to claim Sugar Bowl

    Kyle Phillips | CNHI OklahomaOklahoma took a 35-19 win Monday against Auburn in the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. OU out-rushed and, more importantly, out-defended the Tigers for four quarters. The Sooners wanted to use Monday night as a way to prove perception and reality are different things. When it did, OU dominated. Running...

  • Local College Sports
    National pregame: Clemson in an upset special, and Bob Stoops on the hot seat

    This year, the Alabama-Washington Peach Bowl kicks off at 2 p.m. (Oklahoma time) Saturday, also New Year’s Eve, with the Clemson-Ohio State Fiesta Bowl following at 6 p.m. The College Football Playoff is using the excuse of it being a Saturday, when everyone knows the problem is New Year’s Eve. Last year, the semifinals...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Football: How to Win Bowl Games and Influence Voters

    West Virginia was the only team to put on a respectable play in non-conference play, but they followed that with two losses to conference foes. Unfortunately, this is the world in which Big 12 fans now find themselves. Outside of perhaps Oklahoma, no team needs a bowl win to boost its reputation more than...

  • Local College Sports
    Sugar Bowl: Sooners hit The Big Easy, begin preparations for Auburn

    Sugar Bowl: Sooners hit The Big Easy, begin preparations for Auburn. Mead and the Sooners arrived in New Orleans on Tuesday in advance of the Sugar Bowl game against Auburn. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World Jeffery Mead was asked if he believed teams with the most to play for win bowl games, with some motivated and some...

  • Local College Sports
    Stoops: RB Mixon would be off Sooners had punch been in 2016

    Stoops: RB Mixon would be off Sooners had punch been in 2016. NORMAN — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said recently that Joe Mixon would be off the team if he had punched a woman now instead of 2 1/2 years ago, when he suspended the star running back for a year in a...

  • Local College Sports
    McCaffrey and Fournette now, perhaps a bunch of Sooners later?

    Oklahoma’s 2016 national championship hopes have been transferred to 2017. Provided UTEP or Tulane doesn’t stun the Sooners the first or third week of next season — Ohio State looms in Week 2 — and they can run the Big 12 slate yet again, they would seem to have every chance to be...

  • Local College Sports
    The Sooners Start With A Rough Schedule

    The Sooners Start With A Rough Schedule. Getty ImagesSTILLWATER, OK - NOVEMBER 28: Quarterback Baker Mayfield #6 linebacker Eric Striker #19 and head coach Bob Stoops of the Oklahoma Sooners pose with the Big XII Championship trophy after defeating the Oklahoma State Cowboys on November 28, 2015 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater,...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma State’s Road to San Antonio

    Oklahoma State’s Road to San Antonio. After a 2-2 start to the season, the Cowboys rattled off a seven-game winning streak to bring their record to 9-2 and set up a winner-take-all showdown for the Big 12 championship against Oklahoma on the final day of the regular season. Though the Cowboys fell short in...

  • Local College Sports
    OU’s 2017 Big 12 Football Schedule Announced

    OU's 2017 Big 12 Football Schedule Announced. NORMAN — Oklahoma's 2017 football schedule was finalized Tuesday with the release of next year's Big 12 Conference slate. After hosting UTEP (4-8 this year) on Sept. 2, playing at Ohio State (11-1; College Football Playoff) on Sept. 9 and hosting Tulane (4-8) on Sept. 16 in...

  • Local College Sports
    2016 season review: Oklahoma bounces back to win Big 12

    2016 season review: Oklahoma bounces back to win Big 12. Though the Oklahoma Sooners didn't make a return trip to the College Football Playoff, they became the first team to run the table in Big 12 play in seven years and captured their 10th Big 12 title. What went right: Quarterback Baker Mayfield improved...

  • Local College Sports
    Alabama QB Jalen Hurts leads true freshman All-America team

    Alabama QB Jalen Hurts leads true freshman All-America team. It was a good year for true freshmen in college football. QB: Jalen Hurts, Alabama Hurts amassed more than 3,400 yards of total offense to go along with 34 touchdowns in leading the Crimson Tide to the College Football Playoff. OL: Jonah Williams, Alabama Williams started...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners 2016 Team Awards

    Oklahoma Sooners 2016 Team Awards. Once he got healthy after a rough September, Big 12 defenses couldn’t cover him. Over the course of two straight drives in the second half, he carried the ball 17 times as the Sooners salted away the win. Defining Moment: End of First Half vs. Oklahoma State As the first...

  • Local College Sports
    No longer the underdog, Oklahoma QB Mayfield still has fire

    Baker Mayfield FILE - In a Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield starts to throw a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia, in Morgantown, W.Va. Mayfield made his name as an underdog with something to prove. He's still an emotional sparkplug, but...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Football: Eight-Team Playoff Would Have Included Sooners

    Oklahoma Football: Eight-Team Playoff Would Have Included Sooners. Just think, with an eight-team College Football Playoff format, Oklahoma football fans would be cheering for a Playoff-bound team this season. In a little over 20 years, the top level of college football has gone from no formal championship game to the BCS two-team format to...

  • Local College Sports
    Big 12 Week 14 Power Rankings: Sooners rolled through league

    Big 12 Week 14 Power Rankings: Sooners rolled through league. (1:47) Our updated Big 12 Power Rankings after the league crowned its champion and completed the regular season: 1. Oklahoma (previous ranking: 1): The Sooners' season won't end with a College Football Playoff appearance, but that doesn't make their 9-0 steamrolling of the Big...

  • Local College Sports
    Though not playoff bound, Sooners deliver season worth celebrating

    Though not playoff bound, Sooners deliver season worth celebrating. Later, the Sooners celebrated the program’s 10th Big 12 championship in a new locker room still under construction. “I wanted the seniors to have a piece of it, a taste of it, what they’ve left behind,” coach Bob Stoops said. But Oklahoma’s playoff fate ultimately was...

  • Local College Sports
    OU to Face Auburn in Sugar Bowl

    OU to Face Auburn in Sugar Bowl. Only undefeated teams Alabama and Western Michigan have a longer winning streak than OU. Mayfield, a redshirt junior quarterback who is one of three finalists for the Maxwell Award as the college player of the year, leads the nation in passing efficiency rating (197.8; the NCAA single-season...

  • Local College Sports
    Bowl assignments seem set: OU to Sugar, OSU to Alamo

    Bowl assignments seem set: OU to Sugar, OSU to Alamo. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman NORMAN – OU's 38-20 victory over OSU on Saturday in the Big 12 championship game virtually assures that the Sooners will play in the Sugar Bowl and the Cowboys will play in the Alamo Bowl. The College Football...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Football: College Football Playoff & Bowl Selection Thread – Start Time, TV Schedule & Live Stream Info

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: College Football Playoff & Bowl Selection Thread - Start Time, TV Schedule & Live Stream Info. The Oklahoma Sooners are destined for a spot in the Sugar Bowl, and it’s looking like the Sooners will face the Auburn Tigers. Although there isn’t going to be much drama on Oklahoma’s end today,...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: OU’s defense improved, especially late vs. OSU, but it ultimately got the Sooners left out of CFB playoff

    So, it’s another Crimson and Cream party on Bourbon Street. A national championship? No. A College Football...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: Sooners to play Auburn in the Sugar Bowl

    Oklahoma football: Sooners to play Auburn in the Sugar Bowl. 7 in the final College Football Playoff rankings released Sunday morning, sending the Sooners to the Sugar Bowl as the Big 12 champion. Their opponent will be the No. 14 Auburn Tigers, a top-ranked SEC team that's not going to the College Football Playoff. It's the...

  • Inside Sports
    Clemson needs to shape up, or it will get knocked out

    Author: Sam Gardner / Source: FOX Sports ORLANDO, Fla. — Clemson entered Saturday’s ACC Championship Game against Virginia Tech...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma No. 9, Oklahoma State No. 10 in penultimate College Football Playoff rankings

    9, Oklahoma State No. The results of this past weekend did little to help Oklahoma or Oklahoma State, as the two schools came in ninth and 10th, respectively, in the penultimate College Football Playoff ranking on Tuesday. While the rankings mean Saturday’s Bedlam clash for the Big 12 title is also a meeting of...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners slide, Cowboys at 10 in CFP rankings

    Ohio State held firm at second in the College Football Playoff rankings, putting the Buckeyes in position to become the first team to be selected to the final four without winning its conference. 1, followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Washington. The Badgers and Nittany Lions will play for the Big Ten title in...

  • Local College Sports
    Cowboys Slotted at No. 10 in Playoff Rankings

    STILLWATER – The Oklahoma State football team stayed put at No. 10 in the College Football Playoff Rankings this week. Following the release of Tuesday's poll, only eight teams have been included in every set of CFP rankings since the beginning of last season: Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Michigan, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State...

  • Local College Sports
    College Football Playoff rankings: OSU Cowboys hold onto No. 10 spot, OU Sooners fall to No 9

    College Football Playoff rankings: OSU Cowboys hold onto No. Autoplay:Sooners drop to #9 in CFP Rankings & Bedlam Trash TalkCONNECTING...XBill Bartmann Remembered Oklahoma drops one spot to #9 in College Football Playoff Rankings, Oklahoma State stays at #10 Brett Deering Image copyright 2016 Getty Images. All rights reserved. The Oklahoma State Cowboys held onto their number...

  • Local College Sports
    Week 14 in the Big 12: What to watch for

    playBrad Edwards explains why he doesn't see the Big 12 getting a team into the final top four of the College Football Playoff rankings. (0:50) The storylines to watch in the final week of the Big 12 season: Will the Bedlam winner have any playoff hope? By the time Bedlam rolls around, the Oklahoma...

  • Local College Sports
    CFB Playoff Poll: Sooners slip while Cowboys sit tight

    CFB Playoff Poll: Sooners slip while Cowboys sit tight. The Sooners fell one spot to No. 9 in the Playoff Poll, one spot ahead of the Cowboys who check in at No. Meanwhile, Ohio State held firm at second in the College Football Playoff rankings, putting the Buckeyes in position to become the first team...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners fall to No. 9 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

    Sooners fall to No. 9 in latest College Football Playoff rankings. AP Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon (25) and running back Samaje Perine (32) celebrate Perine's touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson) After a bye week,...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners rank ninth in penultimate CFB Playoff rankings

    Sooners rank ninth in penultimate CFB Playoff rankings. Where the College Football Playoff got it right: Oklahoma 1:09 Loading NORMAN, Okla. — The College Football Playoff committee released its penultimate rankings Tuesday evening, and the Sooners fell to the No. 9 spot. (Follow all things Sooners -- take five seconds to sign up for our...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon faces media, but doesn’t’ answer important questions

    Mixon is one of the most talented tailbacks in college football. Oklahoma lists 2014 as a redshirt season for Mixon. (Mixon said his lawyer advised him not to answer any nonfootball questions on Tuesday.) Asked if he had a desire to answer any nonfootball questions, Mixon said no. Asked if he thinks he should answer those,...

  • Local College Sports
    OSU Football: Cowboys ‘healthier’ in this year’s quest for Big 12 title

    OSU Football: Cowboys 'healthier' in this year's quest for Big 12 title. Oklahoma claimed the Big 12 championship and advanced to the College Football Playoff. "We just look at it as any other game, try not to get too caught up in the hype or the emotions of it," said senior running back...

  • Media
    VIDEO: Bedlam Press Conference

    Bob Stoops Orlando Brown Dede Westbrook Obo

  • Local College Sports
    Playoff ramp for Sooners and Cowboys appears closed as Bedlam week arrives

    11 Oklahoma State (9-2, 7-1) will determine the Big 12 Conference title and a trip to the Sugar Bowl. Neither team caught a break while taking the week off. The Big Ten’s hopes of getting two teams in the playoff strengthened. 8 Penn State to that conference’s title. 9 Colorado both earned their way into the...

  • Local College Sports
    OSU football: Five reasons why the Cowboys are better suited to face the Sooners compared to last season

    OSU football: Five reasons why the Cowboys are better suited to face the Sooners compared to last season. OSU fell flat one year ago in Stillwater. The College Football Playoff-bound Sooners rolled to a 58-23 victory behind 344 total rushing yards and five scores on the ground. OSU was held to just three points in...

  • Local College Sports
    Here Are The 4 Bowl Games Oklahoma Could Wind Up Playing In

    Here Are The 4 Bowl Games Oklahoma Could Wind Up Playing In. If OU beats arch-rival Oklahoma State Saturday, the Sooners will win the Big 12 and keep their College Football Playoff hopes alive. Neither of those things seemed likely when Oklahoma started the year 1-2. With so much left to be determined, there are...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners staying silent on football playoff hopes

    "Even if they have the best offense, we don't want them in the end zone because we know the more we put the ball in our offense's hands, the higher the score is going to be. "When you get a turnover, it feels really good. • Riley's tree: If you're a wide receiver...

  • College
    VIDEO: Bedlam Practice Report (Mayfield, Riley, Westbrook)

    Lincoln Riley Baker Mayfield DeDe Westbrook

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners climb in College Football Playoff rankings

    Sooners climb in College Football Playoff rankings. Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson held the top four spots in the College Football Playoff rankings for the second straight week and Washington moved up a spot to fifth this week. Wisconsin is sixth in the selection committee rankings released Tuesday night. Louisville was the team that...

  • Local College Sports
    College football rankings: Sooners keep inching up

    College football rankings: Sooners keep inching up. The Cowboys are 9-2 or 10-1, depending on how the committee judges the Central Michigan game. Beating the Sooners in December would jump OSU really high, but hard to see how the Cowboys could get high enough to be in the playoff discussion. OU’s résumé just got a...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners silent on playoff hopes

    Sooners silent on playoff hopes. With the Sooners moving up to No. “All we can do is play the very best that we can against an in-state rival with a game that has a Big 12 championship . Whatever else is going to happen will happen … All we can do is our...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners, Cowboys crack top 10 in CFP rankings

    Sooners, Cowboys crack top 10 in CFP rankings. 9 and Oklahoma State was ranked No. Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson are pegged as the CFP committee's top four teams, and Washington, Wisconsin and Penn State -- all of whom are two-loss teams -- are ranked No. The pair of Oklahoma teams have the upcoming...

  • Local College Sports
    Cowboys Rise Into Top 10 of College Football Playoff Rankings

    Cowboys Rise Into Top 10 of College Football Playoff Rankings. STILLWATER – The Oklahoma State football team jumped a spot to No. 10 in this week's College Football Playoff rankings this week. The Cowboys' ascent in the rankings comes at the heels of a 31-6 rout of TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, last weekend. 18 in...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: Sooners move to No. 8 College Football Playoff rankings

    Oklahoma football: Sooners move to No. Oklahoma moved to No. 8 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings after a 56-28 win over West Virginia Saturday in Morgantown. With one game to play, the Sooners still have an outside shot at making the College Football Playoff. However, a Big 12 title is not yet a certainty...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners beat back the elements, West Virginia to set up Bedlam showdown for Big 12 title

    Sooners beat back the elements, West Virginia to set up Bedlam showdown for Big 12 title. It was time for the team that had run off eight straight wins since September ended to put up of shut up. By the second quarter, the Sooners were the only ones talking. It only took a little over...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: Sooners took a unique path to reach a familiar place

    Now, the Sooners are entering a highly similar situation, but they got here in a way that proves no two years are quite alike. This time, OU has a bye week before the Dec. 3 showdown against Oklahoma State in Norman. “Last year, I would’ve said I didn’t want (a bye),” OU coach Bob...

  • Media
    VIDEO: Bedam Press Conference (Stoops, J. Evans, Geno Lewis)

    Bob Stoops Geno Lewis Jordan Evans

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Another High-Stakes Bedlam for the Big 12

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Another High-Stakes Bedlam for the Big 12. OU is 3-2 in its’ last five matchups against the Cowboys, with last year’s blowout win in Stillwater propelling the Sooners into the College Football Playoff. The same stakes are in play this season, and in two weeks the winner of Bedlam will be...

  • Local College Sports
    No. 8 Oklahoma at No. 10 West Virginia: Sooners use fast start to win Big 12 prime-time showdown

    10 West Virginia: Sooners use fast start to win Big 12 prime-time showdown. “I’m just proud of our guys — in a game of this importance — to come in and play and win in a strong way,” OU coach Bob Stoops said. “Obviously it will be good to have a little rest and...

  • Local College Sports
    Cowboys, Sooners humming headed into Bedlam

    Cowboys, Sooners humming headed into Bedlam. “They’re kinda playing like we are,” said Mayfield, who said he watched the Cowboys dismantle TCU on Saturday just before his Sooners did the same to West Virginia. “It’s the right time of the year to play well.” Indeed, with neither having lost since September, the Sooners and...

  • Local College Sports
    OU football: FiveThirtyEight predicts Sooners to make College Football Playoff

    OU football: FiveThirtyEight predicts Sooners to make College Football Playoff. Oklahoma inched closer to a Big 12 championship and remains in the College Football Playoff conversation with its 56-28 road win over West Virginia on Saturday. The Sooners (9-2, 8-0 Big 12) set up a de facto Big 12 title game against No. 11 Oklahoma...

  • Local College Sports
    Big 12 Week 12 Power Rankings: It all comes down to Bedlam

    Big 12 Week 12 Power Rankings: It all comes down to Bedlam. Oklahoma (previous ranking: 1): The best defense in the Big 12 could not stop Oklahoma's offense, nor could a blizzard. After Oklahoma's impressive win Saturday at West Virginia, all that's left is Bedlam. Oklahoma State (2): The Cowboys' 31-6 road win at TCU...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma vs. West Virginia: Live Score, Highlights for Sooners vs. Mountaineers

    Oklahoma vs. West Virginia: Live Score, Highlights for Sooners vs. Mountaineers. That’s why Saturday night will serve as an elimination game for one of these teams, as the No. 9 Sooners (8-2) are set to take on the No. 14 Mountaineers (8-1) in Morgantown. We’ll find out at kickoff, which will be televised nationally by ABC...

  • Local College Sports
    How to watch Oklahoma vs. West Virginia: Live stream, game time, TV

    How to watch Oklahoma vs. West Virginia: Live stream, game time, TV. Oklahoma and West Virginia will do battle on Saturday night with Big 12 superiority and potential College Football Playoff implications on the line. The conference-leading Sooners (8-2, 7-0) defeated Baylor last week and have now won seven straight after dropping two of...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma should be on upset alert against West Virginia

    Oklahoma should be on upset alert against West Virginia. Since joining the Big 12 Conference in 2012, West Virginia has beaten every team in the league except Oklahoma. The Sooners (8-2, 7-0 Big 12) defeated the Mountaineers (8-1, 5-1) in each of the past four seasons by an average of 10.5 points, with only...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Football: Louisville’s Loss Helps the Sooners

    Oklahoma Football: Louisville’s Loss Helps the Sooners. 5 Louisville helps the Sooners’ College Football Playoff chances, but not as much as an Oklahoma football win on Saturday over West Virginia will. First of all, it was gratifying to see Houston get another big win this season over a ranked team. 5 in the most recent...

  • Local College Sports
    The Oklahoma fan’s rooting guide to make the College Football Playoff

    The Sooners took two Ls early in the season to Houston and Ohio State but currently ride a seven-game winning streak. 11 Oklahoma State two weeks from now. 9, Oklahoma would need a little bit of help from college football's trademark Chaos over the final three weeks. 2 Ohio State beats Michigan State No. 9 Oklahoma...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Insider: Sooners embrace what the road offers

    OU Insider: Sooners embrace what the road offers. A run like that, eight games heading into Saturday’s game at No. The Sooners closed their last regular season with back-to-back road wins over top-11 teams. It’ll be fun, and you get excited to go try and play and take a win away from somebody in their...

  • Local College Sports
    GameDay Kickoff: Make-or-break time for Oklahoma, West Virginia

    With three weeks remaining, there's still plenty of time for teams to impress the 12 members of the College Football Playoff selection committee -- or to trip up in epic fashion, the way we saw last weekend when three of the top four teams lost. Louisville currently has only one win over a...

  • Local College Sports
    Mason Rudolph will throw all over TCU — if he has time | 5 things to know about Oklahoma State

    Mason Rudolph will throw all over TCU -- if he has time | 5 things to know about Oklahoma State. AP FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph screams after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia,...

  • Local College Sports
    Lamar Jackson No. 1, followed by Mayfield and Ward Jr. in PFF QB ranking

    1, followed by Mayfield and Ward Jr. in PFF QB ranking. 3 quarterbacks on this list go head-to-head this week, with Louisville’s Lamar Jackson and Houston’s Greg Ward Jr. facing off on Thursday night. That game also has major College Football Playoff implications, as the Cardinals remain in the mix to make the final...

  • Local College Sports
    CFP Top 25: Sooners’ focus remains aimed on West Virginia, not latest rankings

    CFP Top 25: Sooners' focus remains aimed on West Virginia, not latest rankings. The Sooners moved up to No. NORMAN — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield met reporters wearing a College Football Playoff pullover on Tuesday night. “It’s a situation where you think about it as the same thing as last year,” Mayfield said Tuesday following...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: Sooners jump to No. 9 in College Football Playoff rankings

    Oklahoma football: Sooners jump to No. 9 in College Football Playoff rankings. Oklahoma moved closer to a return trip to the College Football Playoff Tuesday as the Sooners moved up to No. 9 in the College Football Playoff committee's rankings. The Sooners were ranked No. 11 last week, and they easily defeated Baylor while chaos erupted in...

  • Local College Sports
    Crazy weekend renews No. 8 Oklahoma’s playoff hopes

    8 Oklahoma's playoff hopes-Image1 NORMAN, Okla. — A wacky weekend in college football renewed Oklahoma's seemingly dormant playoff hopes. Oklahoma has rallied from a rough start to the season, and losses by Clemson, Michigan, Washington, Texas A&M and Auburn last Saturday opened up the field for the Sooners to possibly claim one of...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Football: Oklahoma Sooners’ playoff hopes get renewed

    OU Football: Oklahoma Sooners' playoff hopes get renewed. Oklahoma has rallied from a rough start to the season, and losses by Clemson, Michigan, Washington, Texas A&M and Auburn last Saturday opened up the field for the Sooners to possibly claim one of the four spots in the College Football Playoff if they keep...

  • Media
    VIDEO: West Virginia Press Conference

    Bob Stoops Orlando Brown Jordan Evans Dede Westbrook

  • Andrew Gilman
    Feel bad for OSU because there’s no chance Cowboys are going to the playoff

    It’s OK to feel bad for Oklahoma State football. It’s totally allowed and understandable. Feel bad because...

  • Media
    VIDEO: Baylor Postgame – Bob, Riley

    Bob Stoops Lincoln Riley

  • OU Football
    A Sept. 3 Super Bowl

    So many expectations for Oklahoma this season. A returning quarterback, two big-time running backs and coming off...

  • John Hoover
    PODCAST: CBS’ Brad Nessler talks college football with Hoover & Rew

    CBS’ Brad Nessler, formerly of ABC and ESPN, stopped by Further Review with Hoover and Rew to...

  • NCAA Football
    “The thing I like about the Ohio State game for OU is the timing” – Phil Steele joined Dylan & Todd

    Phil Steele was on the Dylan & Todd show to talk about his upcoming college football preview...

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