CFP hopeful No. 5 Oklahoma beats No. 9 Texas for Big 12

Football 12/01/18, 16:19

Kyler Murray threw for 379 yards and three touchdowns as No. 5 Oklahoma beat No. 9 Texas 39-27 in the Big 12 championship game Saturday, with the Sooners avenging their only loss and making their case for a return to the College Football Playoff.Murray, the Heisman Trophy-contending dual-threat quarterback, threw ...

Update: Championship Saturday starts with Texas TD

Sports 12/01/18, 12:24

The Latest on college football's championship Saturday (all times Eastern):12:15 p.m.Less than four minutes into the Big 12 championship game, the first of Power Five title contests on championship Saturday, No. 9 Texas has a touchdown and a 7-0 lead against No. 5 Oklahoma.The Sooners have allowed at least 40 ...

Porous Oklahoma defense has had season to forget

Sports 11/29/18, 03:00

Ruffin McNeill often uses the acronym FIDO when he talks to his players about dealing with mistakes. It stands for "Forget It and Drive On."Lots of teachable moments right now for McNeill, the interim defensive coordinator for Oklahoma. The Sooners have allowed 449 yards per game this season — on ...

Oklahoma has 4th All-Big 12 top offensive player in a row

Football 11/28/18, 17:55

Oklahoma has the Big 12's top offensive player for the fourth season in a row.Sooners junior quarterback Kyler Murray was selected as the offensive player of the year when the Big 12 Conference released its postseason awards Wednesday. The awards are determined by the 10 league coaches who couldn't vote ...

Texas-Oklahoma a bad blood border rivalry

Sports 11/28/18, 14:29

The Texas-Oklahoma rivalry is never short on bad blood between the Big 12 border states.Whether it's "horns down," Darrell Royal accusing Barry Switzer of spying or Brian Bosworth's critique of vomit-inducing burnt orange, a rivalry that dates to 1900 has more than its share of antics and lore. And the ...

Slugfest: No. 6 Oklahoma outlasts No. 12 WVU 59-56

Football 11/24/18, 00:09

Kyler Murray threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score and No. 6 Oklahoma scored two defensive TDs as the Sooners beat No. 12 West Virginia 59-56 Friday night to earn a spot in next week's Big 12 championship game.The Sooners (11-1, 8-1, No. 6 CFP) survived a wild ...

Title game berth on line with No. 6 Oklahoma at No. 12 WVU

Football 11/22/18, 10:18

No. 6 Oklahoma against No. 12 West Virginia gives Heisman Trophy hopefuls Kyler Murray and Will Grier the chance to make perhaps one final impression.The Big 12's top two scoring offenses will battle Friday night for the right to go to next week's Big 12 championship game. There could be ...

Oklahoma wishbone legends laud Murray’s running ability

Football 11/21/18, 12:30

Oklahoma wishbone masters Jamelle Holieway and Charles Thompson get nostalgic when they watch Kyler Murray bring an electric quarterback run element to coach Lincoln Riley's Air Raid offense.Holieway led Oklahoma to a national championship as a freshman in 1985. He rushed for 2,713 yards in his career, the most of ...

Oklahoma-WVU winner to Big 12 title game; Texas in with win

Sports 11/21/18, 01:18

Some things to know about the final weekend of the regular season in the Big 12 Conference. Two games Friday should determine who plays in the league's championship game, and three games Saturday will determine bowl eligibility for four teams:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 6 Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1, No. 6 CFP) ...

Grier looks in No. 12 WVU’s final home game

Football 11/20/18, 15:48

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier finally is getting his shot at playing Oklahoma.Grier missed last year's meeting with a broken finger and the Mountaineers were blown out in Norman, Oklahoma. The senior will play his final home game Friday and can send No. 12 West Virginia (8-2, 6-2 Big 12) ...

Oklahoma defense struggling heading into W. Virginia game

Football 11/19/18, 21:02

Every week, the story seems the same — Oklahoma gives up a ton of points, yet Heisman contender Kyler Murray puts up crazy numbers and the Sooners pull out a victory.The sixth-ranked Sooners (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) have allowed at least 40 points in victories over Texas Tech, Oklahoma State ...

Murray accounts for 5 TDs, No. 6 Oklahoma beats Kansas

Football 11/17/18, 23:14

Kyler Murray accounted for two of his five touchdowns in the fourth quarter to help No. 6 Oklahoma survive Kansas freshman running back Pooka Williams Jr.'s big game in a 55-40 victory Saturday night.Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1 Big 12, No. 6 CFP) moved closer to a spot in the conference championship ...

Oklahoma QB Murray preparing for possible final home game

Football 11/16/18, 15:44

Just like that, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray already could be preparing for his final home game.Murray is squarely into the Heisman race in his only season as a starter. While not completely closing the door a return for his senior year, it's unlikely Murray will play in Norman again after ...

4 Big 12 contenders, 4 QBs accustomed to winning

Sports 11/15/18, 13:43

Four teams fighting for two spots in the Big 12 championship game are led by quarterbacks who've proven they can take over a game.Oklahoma's Kyler Murray, West Virginia's Will Grier, Iowa State's Brock Purdy and Sam Ehlinger of Texas have been impressive and could determine which teams makes it to ...

Oklahoma defense still struggling after coordinator change

Football 11/11/18, 15:08

Oklahoma changed defensive coordinators mid-season, yet the results have been painfully familiar.The past two weeks under interim coordinator Ruffin McNeill, the Sooners have been forced to try to win shootouts in the fourth quarter. No. 6 Oklahoma defeated Texas Tech 51-46 two weeks ago, then fought off a late 2-point ...

Top 25 Takeaways: Hold up on handing Tua that Heisman

Football 11/10/18, 21:23

Hold up on handing Tua Tagovailoa the Heisman Trophy.The Alabama quarterback looked only OK in the top-ranked Crimson Tide's shutout of No. 18 Mississippi State . And a chronically cranky knee again kept him from finishing the game. After tearing through the first two months of the season with what ...

Oklahoma stops late 2-point try, tops Oklahoma State 48-47

Sports 11/10/18, 20:48

Kyler Murray passed for 349 yards and ran for 66 and No. 6 Oklahoma survived a late two-point conversion attempt to beat Oklahoma State 48-47 on Saturday.Taylor Cornelius connected with Tylan Wallace on a 24-yard touchdown pass to cut Oklahoma's lead to one with 1:03 to play. Oklahoma State went ...

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray throws jabs at rival Oklahoma State

Football 11/09/18, 14:59

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has followed in Baker Mayfield's footsteps in more ways than one.Sure, Mayfield won the Heisman Trophy last season, and Murray is one of the top contenders this season. But Mayfield also played mind games with the best of them, and it appears Murray was a willing ...

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray on record pace by spreading wealth

Football 11/08/18, 16:23

Many of Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray's best attributes are obvious.His powerful arm helped him get selected in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft as an outfielder. His speed has helped make him the second-leading rusher for the sixth-ranked Sooners. His ability to bounce back from mistakes has ...

Oklahoma RB Sermon brings stability to unpredictable season

Football 11/05/18, 18:41

Oklahoma running back Trey Sermon couldn't have picked a better time to step up his game.The same week injured running back Rodney Anderson announced he was declaring for the 2019 NFL Draft and reserve running back Marcelias Sutton was lost to a season-ending broken leg, Sermon showed that the backfield ...

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