Texas Tech’s Air Raid to test McNeill’s Oklahoma defense

Football 10/29/18, 16:43

So far, so good for Ruffin McNeill.Oklahoma's interim defensive coordinator has looked like a savior the past two weeks while helping a once-struggling unit find its groove. After the Sooners gave up 493 yards to Baylor and 501 to Texas in the two games before firing defensive coordinator Mike Stoops, ...

Kyler Murray lead No. 8 Oklahoma past Kansas State, 51-14

Football 10/27/18, 19:06

Kyler Murray passed for 352 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score to help No. 8 Oklahoma beat Kansas State 51-14 on Saturday.The Sooners (7-1, 4-1 Big 12) rolled up a season-high 702 total yards and only punted once, and that was in the fourth quarter after Murray ...

Running backs earn higher profile in Big 12 this season

Football 10/25/18, 16:11

Last season, quarterbacks and receivers dominated the headlines in the Big 12.Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield won the Heisman Trophy, Oklahoma State's James Washington won the Biletnikoff Award for the nation's top receiver and Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph won the Unitas Golden Arm Award for the nation's top senior or ...

Kennedy Brooks is latest star freshman RB at Oklahoma

Football 10/22/18, 22:04

Like clockwork, Oklahoma has developed yet another star freshman running back.Kennedy Brooks is the latest off the assembly line. He ran for 168 yards and a touchdown during Saturday's 52-27 win at TCU , the most yards rushing for an Oklahoma freshman since Samaje Perine set the FBS record against ...

No. 9 Oklahoma seeks reset, better defense vs. TCU

Football 10/15/18, 16:43

Oklahoma can't wait to move on.The ninth-ranked Sooners want to change course after a 48-45 loss to Texas and the drama that followed when coach Lincoln Riley fired defensive coordinator Mike Stoops . After having a weekend off, Oklahoma is ready to get back on the field Saturday against TCU."Very ...

McNeill ready to step in as Oklahoma defensive coordinator

Football 10/09/18, 21:52

Ruffin McNeill is more than ready to step in as Oklahoma's interim defensive coordinator.He's been down this road before. He took over as interim defensive coordinator at Texas Tech during the 2007 season and earned the full-time position for the 2008 and 2009 seasons. He later was named interim head ...

Reports: Oklahoma parting with defensive coordinator Stoops

Football 10/07/18, 23:31

According to multiple reports, No. 11 Oklahoma is parting ways with defensive coordinator Mike Stoops after the Sooners' struggled to stop Texas in their first loss of the season.KREF sports radio in Norman first reported Stoops was out Sunday night, citing unidentified sources. Oklahoma athletic department spokesman Michael Houck said ...

Oklahoma QB Murray embraces Heisman hype

Baseball 10/03/18, 03:19

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is comfortable with all that comes with being a Heisman Trophy contender — it's the kind of stuff the first-round Major League Baseball draft choice put off his baseball career for.In his first season as a starter, Murray ranks second in the nation in passing efficiency ...

Murray throws for 6 TDs as No. 6 Oklahoma routs Baylor 66-33

Football 09/29/18, 19:50

Kyler Murray sat out the Sooners' first offensive series then came on to pass for 432 yards and six touchdowns to help No. 6 Oklahoma defeat Baylor 66-33 on Saturday.Austin Kendall opened the game, but Murray entered on the second possession and played nearly flawless football. His passing touchdown total ...

Bus carrying Oklahoma students rolls over in central Texas

Texas 09/29/18, 18:18

Multiple injuries were reported Saturday when a school bus carrying students from Oklahoma rolled over along a central Texas highway.Lampasas Police Department Assistant Chief Jody Cummings said the crash occurred about 3:18 p.m. near Lampasas, about 61 miles (98 kilometers) northwest of Austin.Cummings said the bus carried 27 people, including ...

No. 6 Oklahoma QB Murray doesn’t start vs. Baylor

Football 09/29/18, 15:57

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray didn't start against Baylor on Saturday for the sixth-ranked Sooners.Murray, considered by many to be a Heisman candidate, was replaced by Austin Kendall. Murray won the starting job against Kendall during fall practice.A school spokesman would not say why Murray did not start.Murray has passed for ...

No. 6 Oklahoma tries to regain momentum vs. improved Baylor

Sports 09/28/18, 11:50

Oklahoma and Baylor once had quite a rivalry brewing.There are signs it soon could be percolating again.Baylor was one of the conference's powers in the first half of this decade but fell hard since a sexual assault scandal led to coach Art Briles being fired in 2016. After going 1-11 ...

No. 5 Oklahoma escapes with 28-21 OT win over Army

Football 09/22/18, 22:32

Kyler Murray threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and Parnell Motley intercepted Kelvin Hopkins' fourth-down pass to help No. 5 Oklahoma escape with a 28-21 victory over Army on Saturday night.Kenneth Murray had a school-record 28 tackles for the Sooners (4-0).Army had the ball for 44:41 ...

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