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OSU Softball Preview: The Pitchers

Kelly Maxwell and a couple transfers will lead the charge for the Oklahoma State pitching staff this season. Coming off three straight Women’s College World Series appearances, Kenny Gajewski will have his best pitching staff to date that will lead the Cowgirls this year. The main person in the circle will be Kelly Maxwell. She […]

Kickoff Time for Oklahoma and West Virginia Announced

Oklahoma’s first trip to Morgantown since 2018 has a kickoff time. The Sooners (5-3 overall, 2-3 Big 12) will take the field against the West Virginia Mountaineers (3-5, 1-4) at 11 a.m. on Nov. 12, and the game will be broadcast on FS1. OU’s trip to play the Mountaineers in 2020 was scrapped due to […]

Oklahoma is Preparing for a Healthy Dose of Xavier Hutchinson From Iowa State

NORMAN — Iowa State’s defense isn’t the only unit with All-Conference talent. Wide receiver Xavier Hutchinson, already a two-time All-Big 12 selection by the coaches, is putting together another outstanding season. Seven games in, Hutchinson has hauled in 67 catches for 758 and five touchdowns as he’s helped ease new quarterback Hunter Dekkers into his starting role. The […]

Oklahoma QB Dillon Gabriel Will Continue to be Evaluated Ahead of Kansas Contest

DALLAS — As Oklahoma turns its attention to Kansas, all eyes will be on Dillon Gabriel. The Sooner offense was hapless without the starting quarterback, who missed Texas’ 49-0 rout of OU due to a concussion on Saturday. Gabriel went through warmups ahead of the game as usual, only changing into street clothes as the Sooners […]

Oklahoma-Texas: One Big Thing

By John E. Hoover   DALLAS — Oklahoma would be wise to avoid hearing three little words this weekend. No, not “Another Texas touchdown.” “The last time.” The Sooners go into Saturday’s 11 a.m. game with Texas afflicted by quite the combination of football maladies: a personnel and culture rebuild under Brent Venables, an alarming […]

Woodi Washington and Oklahoma DBs Are Blitzing Behind Aggressive Mindset

By Ross Lovelace NORMAN — The Sooners are off to a hot 3-0 start after last week’s beatdown against Nebraska, and plenty of things seem to be clicking. The defense under Brent Venables has been as advertised early on. One of the quickest turnarounds to this point, and a reason for a spike in the defense, is […]

Oklahoma Coach Brent Venables Loves K-State, but ‘That Was a Long Time Ago’

By John E. Hoover   NORMAN — Brent Venables has faced Kansas State nine times as an Oklahoma assistant coach. His OU teams have an 8-1 record against the Wildcats. Has there been enough time pass, enough water running under the bridge of life, that Venables’ ties to K-State — his alma mater, the Division […]

Oklahoma RB Eric Gray is Ready to Build on Breakout Performance Against Nebraska

NORMAN — Three weeks into the season, Eric Gray finally had his breakthrough as an Oklahoma Sooner. The former Tennessee transfer was touted as OU’s feature back this offseason by offensive coordinator Jeff Lebby, but he had an underwhelming opening two games to the 2022 season. Gray carried the ball 26 times for 173 yards combined against UTEP […]

Oklahoma-Nebraska: One Big Thing

By John E. Hoover LINCOLN, NE — Oklahoma coach Brent Venables said he wants his football team to become comfortable being uncomfortable. That’s another way of saying, “Do what Bob Stoops and Lincoln Riley used to do when they took the Sooners on the road.” Between them from 2013 to 2019, Stoops and Riley’s teams […]