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Oklahoma football: Bob Stoops praises conference he once loved to hate

Former Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops has been an outspoken critic of the Southeastern Conference in the past, particularly that conference’s claim to college football supremacy. In the early part of the past decade, the Sooner head coach fired a shot over the bow directed at SEC football, publicly commenting that the SEC’s best-of-the-best reputation […]

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Hot Links: OU requests to join SEC, Stoops gives his thoughts, and more!

Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Bob Stoops did not hesitate to put Oklahoma State in its place. Happy Tuesday, friends and fans! One day after announcing their intentions not to renew their status as members of the Big 12 Conference, the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns each submitted formal requests for future SEC membership. OU […]

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Oklahoma football: Was Big 12 pondering raising OU’s payout to thwart departure?

Both shoes have dropped in the past 24 hours in the ground-shaking saga about where the Oklahoma football program will be pledging its allegiance in the near future. The Big 12 Executive Committee met by videoconference on Sunday with the presidents of both the University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas. The meeting was […]

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Oklahoma football: Outland Trophy administrators looking at trio of Sooners

National award considerations for the 2021 season continue to pour in for players on the Oklahoma football roster. So far, 13 different Sooners have been named to watch lists for nine national individual awards. The latest to be added to the list of candidates are offensive linemen Marquis Hayes and Tyrese Robinson and defensive lineman […]

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Oklahoma football: Need more proof that OU’s defense is good? Check this out

For those folks out there who may question that the success of Oklahoma football this season will be driven by an even strong defensive unit than we’ve seen the past two seasons, I submit the 2021 Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list as exhibit A. Three Oklahoma defensive players are preseason candidates for the 2021 Nagurski […]

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Oklahoma football: Nik Bonitto adds to preseason national award candidacy

Oklahoma football linebacker Nik Bonitto is drawing at lot of national attention before the first game is played kicking off the 2021 season. The Sooners junior outside linebacker was previously named as a preseason candidate for the Bednarik Award, which recognizes the best defensive player in college football, and on Monday it was revealed Bonitto […]

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