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Never Too Late

By John Rohde Special to SoonerSports.com MAY 16, 2017 When diminutive Oklahoma running back Quentin Griffin was selected in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft, he left as the school’s fourth-leading rusher with 3,938 career yards. Griffin only trailed two Heisman Trophy winners in Billy Sims (4,118) at No. 1 and Steve Owens […]

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Riley’s Contract Extended Through 2019

By Mike Houck Assistant A.D. / Strategic Communications MAY 11, 2017 NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents approved a three-year contract extension for OU offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Lincoln Riley on Thursday. Riley’s contract now runs through the 2019 season and is the longest ever for an OU football assistant coach. […]

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Hartman, Kruger Reflect on Season One

By Ben Coldagelli Associate Director of Communications MAY 05, 2017 The 2016-17 men’s basketball season was a glimpse into what the future of the program could be. A core of underclassmen on one of the youngest teams in the nation continued to fight and improve throughout its first Big 12 schedule when receiving significant minutes. […]

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Westbrook, Perine, Evans Picked on Day Three

By Mike Houck Assistant A.D. / Strategic Communications APRIL 29, 2017 NORMAN — Three University of Oklahoma players were selected ono the final day of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Wide receiver Dede Westbrook was taken by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the third pick in the fourth round (110th overall), running back Samaje Perine went […]

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Sooners Sign JUCO All-American Ty Lazenby

By Ben Coldagelli Associate Director of Communications APRIL 25, 2017 NORMAN — Lon Kruger added another piece to the University of Oklahoma men’s basketball team on Wednesday with the signing of junior college All-American Ty Lazenby. Raised in Glencoe, Okla., Lazenby (6-5, 210) joins the Sooners after two seasons of junior college at Northern Oklahoma […]

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Oklahoma to Face USC at STAPLES Center

By Ben Coldagelli Associate Director of Communications APRIL 24, 2017 NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma men’s basketball team will face USC on Dec. 8, 2017, in Los Angeles, Calif., the team announced Monday. The non-conference meeting will take place at STAPLES Center as part of the second annual Basketball Hall of Fame Classic. The […]

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