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Oklahoma football fun fact: Sooners featured on first Sports Illustrated cover

Only Ohio State among college  football teams has made more appearances on a Sports Illustrated cover than the storied Oklahoma football program. A couple of days ago I wrote about Sports Illustrated covers and, specifically the urban legend surrounding the dreaded SI cover jinx. What sparked this topic was Sports Illustrated’s 2017 College Football Preview […]

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Oklahoma football: Checking up on NFL debuts of three former Sooners

They were affectionately called the Four Horseman of Oklahoma football last season. We are of course talking about quarterback Baker Mayfield, running backs Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon and sensational wide-receiver Dede Westbrook. Together, they combined for 96 percent of the team’s passing yards, 84 percent of the rushing yards, 52 percent of the receiving […]

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2017 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 19 Days!

We are 19 days away from the completion of our countdown to kickoff, and if you’re not quick enough, you could miss today’s edition in our series. Don’t worry though, most players couldn’t keep up with this nightmare edge rusher. Of course, I’m talking about none other than former Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker. The 6’0”, […]

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Hot Links: New football facility, recruiting rankings, and more!

Good morning/afternoon, everyone. It’s Monday. You know the drill. Here are your Hot Links! Twitter went bananas yesterday when photos came out of the new home of the Oklahoma Sooners — a brand new 132,000-square-foot facility. The place has everything — hot tubs, lounge rooms, barbers chairs and Lego helmets. Everything. And like all facilities, […]

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