After the defensive line — which ranked in the top 10 of sacks in Division I football last year — lost nearly the entire two-deep roster, the new wave of players has been an enigma for Cowboy fans.
NORMAN — As Oklahoma practiced earlier this month, Ruffin McNeill oversaw a small cluster of outside linebackers doing a drill within a corner of OU’s rugby complex.
Oklahoma State University’s wrestling tradition has permeated through Stillwater for decades, and has created generations of wrestling enthusiasts in Stillwater.
When Deondrick Glass made his commitment to Oklahoma State on ESPN at the Blue-Gray Football Classic, he proclaimed he wanted to win the Heisman Trophy as a true freshman.
NORMAN — Lincoln Riley didn’t name a quarterback Tuesday or hint at when that might occur, saying he wasn’t any closer to that decision now than he was weeks ago.
Bob Stoops knew there was little time to waste when he became Oklahoma’s head football coach in 1998. The Sooners were swooning from an unfamiliar losing era.
Oklahoma’s offensive line looked like a blank slate this past spring. Not even Creed Humphrey, the group’s lone returning starter, was participating as he got healthy from injury.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Patrick McKaufman was supposed to be an integral part of the Oklahoma State offense last year after the departure of OSU’s deep corps of wide receivers from the 2017 season.
Patty Gasso knew little of Oklahoma as a state before accepting OU softball's head coaching position.
NORMAN — Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley broke into a celebration that was captured by program’s media team, when Jeremiah Criddell committed to Oklahoma over Oregon on signing day last December.
Chanse Sylvie couldn’t help but stand out in his blue vest. With the Oklahoma safety’s shoulders rolling out the top of his sleeves, he had to have been one of the most physically imposing employees working for Walmart this summer.
Kyler Murray takes the field for the first time as an NFL quarterback when his Arizona Cardinals host the Los Angeles Chargers in a preseason game Thursday night.
NORMAN — Multiple outlets are reporting Oklahoma defensive back Tre Norwood has suffered a knee injury and it’s unclear whether he’ll return this season.
NORMAN — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts’ soaking-wet undershirt was stretched over his back as he carried his shoulder pads. The OU rugby fields were empty by the time he walked off them.
Chuba Hubbard may have been Oklahoma State’s fifth-leading receiver a year ago with 22 catches for 229 yards – with a long of 54 – but he may just be scratching the surface in becoming a multi-faceted tailback.
Alabama graduate transfer Jalen Hurts was the center of Oklahoma's local media day last week as reporters surrounded his table awaiting every word from the man projected to be the Sooners' new starting quarterback.
Editor’s note: The Transcript is looking at all 12 Oklahoma football games for the 2019-20 season, ranking them from 1st (best) to 12th (worst), factors include difficulty, venue, entertainment value and anticipated margin.
With the season opener less than a month away, and the Oklahoma State football team nearly a week into fall camp, Cowboy coach Mike Gundy felt Tuesday was a good time to ramp up the competition with his Cowboys as they held their first day in full pads.
The number “129” has been present in Oklahoma’s football facility since spring practice, with coaches using the Sooners’ national ranking in passing yards allowed a year ago as a motivational reminder.
New Oklahoma defensive coordinator Alex Grinch says a change in attitude and culture is more important than any changes in schemes as the Sooners try to restructure an unit that ranked 101st in total defense and 130th in pass defense a year ago.
NORMAN — It’s difficult to see exactly what happened to Robert Barnes on the night of Dec. 29, 2018, when Oklahoma was playing Alabama in the Orange Bowl. But in the aftermath, he couldn’t practice football at full strength for nearly eight months.
It wasn’t just Tylan Wallace’s 12 touchdown catches on the season – including several caught between two defenders such as in the Texas game – that got the fan base in Boone Pickens Stadium hollering for the Oklahoma State wide receiver.
NORMAN — Oklahoma has nine redshirt freshmen on its roster who would otherwise be sophomores, if not for the NCAA’s redshirt rule put in place before last season.
Before the annual Oklahoma State Fan Appreciation Day even began, there were hundreds of people wearing orange and black ready to meet the football and soccer players.
A man who allegedly placed a call to lure police to a neighborhood where he could shoot at their car has plead not guilty and will go to trial.
ARLINGTON, Texas — For Oklahoma, it’s simple to see at a position such as receiver, where freshmen Theo Wease, Trejan Bridges, Jadon Haselwood and Austin Stogner can contribute immediately this season.
Mike Gundy wanted to make it easy on media members following Oklahoma State football’s fall camp opening practice inside the Sherman E. Smith Training Center.
EDMOND, Okla. — Lisa Polcovich sat in a chair in her office. Finishing a sip of a green concoction in a Panera Bread cup, she shared the brief and rough culmination of all her parenting knowledge:
Despite losing four of five starters on the offensive line and a Heisman Trophy quarterback, Oklahoma is still projected as one of the top four teams in college football.
This Week's Circulars
STONEWALL [ndash] Memorial services for Royal David Hodge, 68, of Stonewall are at 10 a.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. John Stephenson will officiate. Mr. Hodge passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at an Oklahoma City hospice house. He was born Dec. 12, 1950, in Ada to…
STONEWALL [ndash] Services are pending for Royal David Hodge, 68, of Stonewall. Mr. Hodge passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at an Oklahoma City hospice house.
- OSBI coming to Duncan: Duncan City Council, DA’s office ask for investigation of water meters
- Train wreck being investigated at Kiddieland
- Duncan man sentenced for child sexual abuse
- ‘Yes On 802’ making way through Oklahoma
- Report: Brake failure, speed cause of Kiddieland accident
- Collision close to Comanche under investigation
- Derailed: Kiddieland train closed pending investigation after Saturday evening crash
- Fatality confirmed in Saturday collision
- One sent to DRH after train collision
- Dr. Byerly named second Assistant Superintendent at Duncan Public Schools