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  • Black and blue for Red-White game

    Anyone expecting Saturday’s Red-White game to be a true preview for next season better lower their expectations. Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops gave an injury report on Tuesday. As many as 11 potential starters will miss the games due to ...

    April 9, 2014

  • Sooners expecting more physicality from bigger, taller backs and receivers

    All teams go through changes from season to season. The seeds of the one Oklahoma’s offense is going through, however, were planted much earlier. Think back to the end of the 2012 season....

    April 6, 2014

  • Blake Bell to miss spring game

    Blake Bell’s public debut as a tight end will have to wait until August. The former Oklahoma starting quarterback will be held out of next Saturday’s Red/White Game due to a knee sprain.

    April 4, 2014

  • Flowers may be answer for replacing Millard

    Losing Trey Millard to a season-ending knee injury transformed Oklahoma’s offense in 2013. It was without a fullback that could also catch and run the ball, as well as playing tight end....

    April 4, 2014

  • Stoops noncommittal about labor ruling

    Last week, the Chicago office of the National Labor Relationships Board ruled Northwestern football players were employees of the school and have the right to form a union....

    April 3, 2014

  • Sooner defensive line appears to be deepest and most talented position group

    Oklahoma’s defensive line made a 180-degree turn last season. The expectation bar was so low when the season began it was hard to trip over it. By December, it was playing as well as any position group....

    March 31, 2014

  • O-line’s cohesion begins in the spring

    Offensive lines are built by a process. The goal is to get a center, two guards and two tackles to work in unison. Spring practice is typically the initial phase in the operation....

    March 30, 2014

  • Sooners still working to improve defense

    The defensive improvements Oklahoma displayed in 2013 did not sprout from schematic decisions made the previous spring. If anything, it was the opposite. On-the-fly adjustments were common. Ironing out the wrinkles that came with last ...

    March 28, 2014

  • Spring has been smoother ride for Knight

    Oklahoma held one scrimmage before taking time off for spring break. However, getting reps for quarterback Trevor Knight wasn’t an essential part of it....

    March 27, 2014

  • Sooners bringing back the tight end spot

    Oklahoma’s offense is getting bigger this spring. Winter workouts are not the reason. A change in philosophy and personnel gets the credit....

    March 26, 2014

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