All posts tagged "Southeastern Conference"

  • Local College Sports
    SEC Football Report: Alabama Dominates Opener

    Alabama: Still good In at least one very noticeable aspect, the college football season has started the...

  • Inside Sports
    Alabama voted by media as favorite to win SEC

    Alabama voted by media as favorite to win SEC. I didn’t see this one coming. Talk about being blindsided. One...

  • Inside Sports
    Three Wildcats Earn Preseason Media Days All-SEC

    Three Wildcats Earn Preseason Media Days All-SEC. LEXINGTON, Ky. – Three University of Kentucky football players earned a...

  • Inside Sports
    Saban was smart to ignore Auburn, the best team in the SEC

    The host's great offense? Saban didn't see it that way. Like on Wednesday at SEC Media Days when he...

  • Inside Sports
    The SEC has an Alabama problem. Can it be fixed as long as Nick Saban’s around?

    Since 2014, Alabama has gone 25–2 in SEC play, won three SEC titles and reached the College...

  • Inside Sports
    16 NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

    Author: eric olson / Source: ABC News Sixteen teams representing seven conferences will host regionals in the NCAA Division...

  • Local College Sports
    Big Ten, ACC, SEC, Big 12, Pac-12 interests throughout in the recruiting notebook from Under Armour New Jersey

    Author: Brian Dohn / Source: Scout.com MONTVALE, N.J. — Recruiting notes coming out of the Under Armour camp at...

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    John E. Hoover: David Boren’s words on conference realignment don’t exactly assuage Big 12 fans’ fears

    University of Oklahoma president David Boren has become quite adept at navigating these treacherous waters. Boren easily...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoman’s Barry Tramel: Sooners fans want SEC

    Author: Jordan James / Source: 247Sports X WATCH & READ Big 12 staying put x player version 2.3.0 playback...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: NFL Draft, recruiting stars reveal what has long ailed the Big 12: a lack of elite talent

    Did we not see this coming? The Big 12 Conference produced 14 NFL Draft picks over the...

  • Local College Sports
    Big Ten, ACC, SEC, Big 12, Pac-12 interests throughout the recruiting roundup from The Opening Regional

    Author: Brian Dohn / Source: Scout.com FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — A ton of recruiting notes from The Opening Regional...

  • Inside Sports
    The Latest: Broncnos take Jake Butt early in 5th round

    Source: FOX Sports PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 2:25 p.m. Michigan...

  • Local College Sports
    Penn State commit, Big Ten, SEC, ACC, Big 12 targets fill the top 10 offense list from The Opening Regional

    Author: Michael Clark / Source: Scout.com CLIFTON, Va. — Scout takes a look at the Top 10 offensive players...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Possible Pick: Vanderbilt LB Is This Year’s Most Underrated Talent

    Author: David Helman / Source: Dallas Cowboys (Editor’s Note: With less than one month until the start of the...

  • Inside Sports
    Women’s Final Four: South Carolina clamps down defensively, cruises to win in National Championship game

    Author: Jack Freifelder | NCAA.com / Source: NCAA.com South Carolina’s defensive effort against Mississippi St. proved to be the...

  • Local College Sports
    2020 QB Harrison Bailey has ACC, Big Ten and SEC offers

    Author: Michael Clark / Source: Scout.com BUFORD, Ga. — Marietta (Ga.) Freshman quarterback Harrison Bailey already has double-digit scholarship...

  • Inside Sports
    The Latest: Kentucky, UNC have most combined tourney wins

    Author: AP / Source: USA TODAY The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):...

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    The Latest: Chiozza’s 3 gives SEC an Elite Eight trio

    Author: The Associated Press / Source: ajc Florida guard Chris Chiozza (11) puts up a last second 3-point shot...

  • Local College Sports
    Four-Star OL Owen Condon is Set to See Some Top College Programs During Spring Break

    Four-Star OL Owen Condon is Set to See Some Top College Programs During Spring Break. Scout 300 offensive lineman Owen Condon will be using his spring break to swing through the Southeast and take a closer look at a few programs in the Southeastern Conference. Owen Condon, a 6-foot-7, 300-pound offensive tackle from Oklahoma...

  • Local College Sports
    Four-Star LB Solomon Tuliaupupu Planning Big 10 and SEC Visits

    Four-Star LB Solomon Tuliaupupu Planning Big 10 and SEC Visits. Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei linebacker Solomon Tuliaupupu is among the nation's best at his position and is planning to get out of the West region this spring/summer and check out several programs. http://www.scout.com/player/199628-solomon-tuliaupupu Linebacker Solomon Tuliaupupu is among the nation's top prospects and...

  • Local College Sports
    New Jersey ATH Travon King has Big Ten, ACC, AAC, Big 12, SEC schools on him

    Camden (N.J.) Wilson athlete Travon King is making Big Ten, ACC visits, and is adding offers. As Travon King embarks on a midwest tour of five schools in the next few days, much of his comparisons will be with in-state Rutgers. The 6-foot-4, 200-pound King, an intriguing athlete from Camden (N.J.) Wilson, picked up...

  • Local College Sports
    D.C. No. 1 RB Mychale Salahuddin has Big Ten, ACC, SEC, Big 12 offers

    Washington (D.C.) Woodson running back Mychale Salahuddin talks recruiting. It is a loaded 2018 class at Washington (D.C.) Woodson as a quartet of prospects seem to add offers daily, and one emerging player is a powerful, smooth running back. He will be at Virginia on Wednesday, Virginia Tech...

  • Local College Sports
    SEC, Big Ten, ACC, Big 12 recruiting top players in Washington, D.C.’s 2018 class

    SEC, Big Ten, ACC, Big 12 recruiting top players in Washington, D.C.'s 2018 class. Edward Hendrix is a receiver with a big frame and an impressive early offer list, and one of a group of very talented players in Woodson's 2018 class. Hendrix already holds offers from Maryland, Michigan State, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Syracuse...

  • Local College Sports
    Gators bite Sooners in Big 12-SEC Challenge

    Gators bite Sooners in Big 12-SEC Challenge. NORMAN — Florida coach Mike White has the utmost respect for Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger. 25 Florida beat Oklahoma 84-52 in the Big 12-SEC Challenge. “To come to Oklahoma and beat a Lon Kruger team by one point would have felt great.” Hayes’ previous career high was 14...

  • Local College Sports
    Chomped: Sooners crushed by Gators in Big 12/SEC challenge loss

    Chomped: Sooners crushed by Gators in Big 12/SEC challenge loss. OU had its worst shooting performance of the season, going 18 of 65 from the field, 27.7 percent. All-around it was a dreadful offensive outing and coach Lon Kruger can't have it become a trend as OU returns to Big 12 play Monday, hosting...

  • Local College Sports
    Florida crushes Sooners in SEC/Big 12 Challenge game

    Florida crushes Sooners in SEC/Big 12 Challenge game. NORMAN – Oklahoma couldn’t keep pace with No. 25 Florida on Saturday afternoon, as the Gators captured an 84-52 victory over the Sooners in an SEC/Big 12 Challenge game. It was the Sooners’ third consecutive loss and most lopsided defeat this season. Oklahoma (8-12) was paced Rashard Odomes’...

  • Local College Sports
    Preview: Arkansas vs. Oklahoma State

    The Hogs come into Stillwater on a four-game winning streak, and a win Saturday would give Arkansas their best start to a season in almost 20 years. OSU is has won two in a row in Big 12 play and a victory over Arkansas would give the Cowboys their best win of the...

  • Local College Sports
    UA vs. Oklahoma State — two improving teams

    UA vs. Oklahoma State — two improving teams. Given Oklahoma State’s nonconference slate included neutral site victories against UConn and Georgetown, victories at Tulsa and at Wichita State and a 1-point loss at then No. 11 West Virginia plus always tough Kansas State and Iowa State, the Cowboys’ bad record never was that bad,...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Why Jacob Phillips Should Pick Oklahoma, Not LSU

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Why Jacob Phillips Should Pick Oklahoma, Not LSU. That's a lot of wins. Recency Oklahoma isn’t just historically better than LSU; it’s also better lately than LSU. They’ve got two conference championships in as many years, and only five seasons with double-digit wins. Speaking of head coaches, Bob Stoops has been at...

  • Local College Sports
    Auburn football: What Bob Stoops, Sooners said about Auburn after the Sugar Bowl

    Auburn football: What Bob Stoops, Sooners said about Auburn after the Sugar Bowl. Very good football team and played a good game tonight.” Stoops on adjusting to Auburn’s defense after early possessions: “Really just execution. Same thing defensively. The execution early. Once we settled down and recognized what they were doing, we handled it really well.”...

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    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
    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Why We Hate You: SEC Edition

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Why We Hate You: SEC Edition. Oklahoma may not be in the playoffs this year, but they’ve still earned a spot in one of college football’s major bowl games. Every football championship the conference claims since 2000 was won by only one of four teams, though: LSU, Florida, Auburn, and Alabama. This...

  • Local College Sports
    BOWL PREDICTIONS: Sooners by 7

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    Why the Sooners should defeat Auburn

    (Photo by Chris Landsberger) The Big 12 is looking good in bowl games. The Big 12 is 3-1, with Baylor providing a shocking rout of Boise State, Kansas State popping Texas A&M and OSU pounding Colorado. What does that mean for the Sooners in the Sugar Bowl? Well, it’s not bad news, especially with the...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: Sugar Bowl has been sweet for the Sooners

    Oklahoma football: Sugar Bowl has been sweet for the Sooners. Trevor Knight and Bob Stoops celebrate after the 2014 Sugar Bowl win. It is the most of any non-Southeastern Conference school in the tradition-rich bowl game. OU has only played in one other bowl (Orange Bowl, 19 times) than in the New Orleans postseason game. Sooners...

  • 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
    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Big Game Bob vs. the SEC

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Big Game Bob vs. the SEC. Next Monday night, the Sooners will face Auburn in the Sugar Bowl. From 2006 through 2012, the SEC won seven consecutive national championships, and this year Alabama is favored to win the title for the second year in a row. Big victories for the conference in...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: Sooners ready to get physical vs. Auburn in the Sugar Bowl

    Oklahoma football: Sooners ready to get physical vs. Auburn in the Sugar Bowl. They have a lot of capable players. A really good running back, some skill guys that can make things happen. The one game OU learned the most from was its last non-conference game: The 45-24 loss to Ohio State on Sept. 17...

  • Local College Sports
    How Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has fared vs. SEC in bowl games

    How Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has fared vs. SEC in bowl games. Stoops has faced off against the SEC in six different bowls (against six different teams), winning two of those contests. Stoops’ next opportunity against the SEC comes in the Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl against Auburn, a team that the Sooners haven’t faced...

  • Local College Sports
    Kelly’s development gives Sooners defensive bulk they lacked in September

    Kelly's development gives Sooners defensive bulk they lacked in September. One of the more interesting aspects of bowl games is finding out whose conference best prepared which teams. A really good running back, some skill guys that can make things happen. The one game OU learned the most from was its last non-conference game. “I think...

  • Local College Sports
    A look at Bob Stoops’ history versus SEC teams

    x This video is not available. This video may have expired or is otherwise not available. x This video is geo-restricted. *** The date: Dec. 31, 1999 The location: Independence Bowl; Shreveport, La. The score: Oklahoma 37, Alabama 27 The game: The Sooners had no luck running the ball, as they finished with -23 yards on...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Hoops: Sooners Set To Face Auburn In Birthday of Basketball

    With two consecutive losses to Wichita State and Memphis now in the rearview mirror, the Oklahoma basketball team (6-4) will be back in action on Wednesday against Auburn (8-2) in the Birthday of Basketball. The Big 12-SEC clash will tip-off at 11:30 a.m. inside of Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., exactly 125...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Host Memphis Saturday on CBS

    Sooners Host Memphis Saturday on CBS. The 11:30 a.m. CT contest is the second-straight season the Sooners and Tigers have faced off. The Sooners opened the 2015-16 season with an 80-78 win over the Tigers at FedEx Forum, marking Oklahoma’s first ever visit over Memphis. • Coming off of a career-high-tying 28 points against Wichita...

  • Local College Sports
    What does noted SEC critic Bob Stoops make of league’s down season?

    What does noted SEC critic Bob Stoops make of league's down season?. Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops hoists the Sugar Bowl trophy after they defeated Alabama on Jan. 2, 2014. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World File Ryan Black of 247 Sports noted that Oklahoma Sooners coach Bob Stoops has had some SEC criticism in the past, notably...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Host Oral Roberts Wednesday

    For the sixth time in the last seven seasons, Oklahoma (5-2) is set to face in-state foe Oral Roberts (1-7) in a non-conference matchup. Since the start of the 2013 season, OU has gone 22-1 at the LNC in out-of-conference play and has won 15 straight home non-conference games. After averaging 2.9 points per...

  • 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...

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    Who could OSU face in their two likely bowl destinations?

    At this point that could be a number of options: Florida - The 8-3 SEC East champs will face Alabama in the SEC championship game on Saturday. The “dark horse” candidates to win the East at the start of the year finish 8-4 in second place behind Florida. I could include Texas A&M here...

  • Local College Sports
    No. 16/17 OU Hosts Little Rock Wednesday

    16/17 OU Hosts Little Rock Wednesday. Little Rock enters the contest with a 1-1 record this season. Lloyd Noble Center's north and east ticket windows will open at 5:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday. • Oklahoma won its season-opener on Sunday, 80-48, over Southern Illinois at Lloyd Noble Center. The Trojans are averaging 43.0 points per game...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: In the wake of Les Miles’ firing, is it time to reexamine Bob Stoops’ resume?

    NORMAN — LSU just fired a football coach that won a national championship only nine years ago...

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    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...

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