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Oklahoma football: Sooners get first recruiting commitment for 2024
When knew it was coming. Just not who or when. But Oklahoma football has finally landed it first commitment for the 2024 recruiting class. Four-star cornerback prospect Jeremiah Newcombe announced his verbal commitment on Saturday to play football at Oklahoma. The native of Queen Creek, Arizona, is ranked as the No. 18 cornerback and 209th […]
Oklahoma football: How would 2023 Sooners fare in March Madness-like format?
What if college football’s postseason was played out in a 64-team playoff like March Madness — how would Brent Venables’ second Oklahoma football team fare in such a format in 2023? This is pure fantasy, we know, but since we’re in the red zone, to use a football term, insofar as March Madness and the […]
Oklahoma football: Spring recruiting update on 2024 Sooner prospects
As the first week of spring practice wraps up in advance of the 2023 season, the Sooners are still waiting for their first Oklahoma football commitment for the 2024 cycle. When that first commitment comes, however, it likely will swing the door wide open. Head coach Brent Venables is a strong proponent, remember, of firm […]
Oklahoma softball: Sooners’ No. 1 in rankings supported by top ranking statistically
Oklahoma softball is the top-ranked team in the country heading into its Big 12 season opener this weekend at Iowa State. The Sooners are a nation-best 27-1 entering the conference schedule and look to be every bit as dominant, if not more so, than they have been in winning back-to-back national championships the past two […]
Oklahoma football: More reason for fans to get excited for an OU turnaround in 2023
Spring practice is underway for Oklahoma football, but this time of year basketball is at the pinacle of its season and takes center stage in the college sports world. Tonight tips off the Sweet 16 round of the 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. That got two college football writers for The Athletic to think about […]
Oklahoma Football: Talking tempo and the OU offense
BRYAN TERRY/THE OKLAHOMAN / USA TODAY NETWORK OU’s struggles on defense last season shouldn’t force Brent Venables to abandon the Sooners’ fast-paced offense. Lately, people who get paid to talk about such things are tossing around the concept of “complementary football” with reckless abandon. For instance, the inability of the Oklahoma Sooners to play it […]