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Stoops won’t play underdog card
NEW ORLEANS — The Sooners will enter tonight’s game as at least a 16-point underdog. Players have embraced that role. They were not favored in the Kansas State and Oklahoma State games and won both....
Saban, Stoops relationship began some time ago
NEW ORLEANS — The personalities of college coaches have long been driving forces in the sport’s popularity. Players come and go. The coaches and the traditions of the schools are the only constants....
For Sooners, a bit of gamesmanship couldn’t hurt
METAIRIE, La. — It was 13 years ago, in Miami rather than the Superdome, and any transcript of either team’s postgame media session may be lost to antiquity. As Sooner fans easily remember, Oklahoma, a 13-point underdog, knocked off ...
Sooners enjoy Saints’ digs
METAIRIE, La. — Oklahoma’s last real practice of the 2013 season ended Tuesday afternoon. All that remains is today’s walkthrough before the 11th-ranked Sooners meet No. 3 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl Thursday night....
Sooners want running game to set the tone against Tide
NEW ORLEANS — Effectively running the ball is an Oklahoma goal every time it plays. Where it ranks on that list of plans can fluctuate. There’s no doubt where it ranks in terms of priorities for Thursday night’s Sugar Bowl meeting with No. ...
Sooners still shuffling
NEW ORLEANS — The injuries to the left side of Oklahoma’s offensive line were a factor late in the season. Left guard Adam Shead and left tackle Tyrus Thompson have been out of the lineup since November, and neither will play against ...
Sooners have to play with undersized hand they’re dealt
NEW ORLEANS — A lot of things can happen in a month, but Oklahoma’s defensive line and linebackers cannot add 20 pounds of muscle each in that span....
Alabama quarterback nearly committed to Oklahoma
NEW ORLEANS — Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron led his team to national championships in 2011 and 2012. If not for Auburn’s field goal return for a touchdown Nov. 30, he might be going for three straight....
Good reason why Sooners’ defense is familiar to Tide
METAIRIE, La. — Oklahoma’s and Alabama’s school colors are virtually identical and the uniforms appear to be cut from the same cloth. Their ability to amass victories, conference championships and national championships places, both in the ...
Sooners get a visit from Kenny Stills during practice
METAIRIE, La. — Oklahoma is practicing at the New Orleans Saints’ facility all week. It gave current Saints wide receiver Kenny Stills an easy reason to drop by the workout. All he had to do was hang around after his practice ended....
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