NORMAN — It might be difficult to believe, but Theo Wease went into Oklahoma’s game against Oklahoma State with zero receiving touchdowns this season.
Following a grueling Friday practice, Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger grabbed a fatigued Umoja Gibson by the shoulder and delivered the news.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Spencer Rattler didn’t throw an interception for the first time since the opener, and Oklahoma led from the first possession.
Mike Gundy flirted with the idea of utilizing a two-quarterback system before the start of the 2019 season, but the emergency of Spencer Sanders in the opener kept the Oklahoma State coach focused on the young quarterback.
DALLAS — Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger had never thrown an interception against Oklahoma inside the Cotton Bowl prior to Saturday’s Red River marathon.
Asked of the status of Perkins' ongoing suspension, OU head coach Lincoln Riley said it hasn't changed and the defensive end traveled with the team to Ames to provide off-field leadership.
Oklahoma State football has long relied on offense to win games in the Big 12 Conference, but with injuries at quarterback and along the offensive line, the Cowboys have turned to the defense for its clean start to the season.
STILLWATER — For Chuba Hubbard and Oklahoma State, it wasn’t pretty, but in the end, when it really mattered, he and his team made the plays they needed to.
A week before Big Ten teams become eligible again for The Associated Press college football poll, No. 25 Marshall is ranked for the first time since 2014 and Miami jumped to No. 12 after a conference road victory.
STILLWATER — For most of Saturday’s game at Boone Pickens Stadium, the Oklahoma State offense’s engine was stuck in neutral, but the Cowboys found a way to win their season opener.
Spencer Rattler threw for 290 yards and four touchdowns in his first start and No. 5 Oklahoma rolled past Missouri State 48-0 on Saturday night.
NORMAN — The Spencer Rattler era at Oklahoma begins at 6 p.m. Saturday beneath the lights of a capacity-limited Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Yet, it’s a night that’s been in the making for over four years.
From left to right, senior defensive back Chanse Sylvie, head coach Lincoln Riley and senior offensive lineman Creed Humphrey stood side-by-side and led the program’s players and staff, all dressed in black, as an act of unity amid racial unrest in the United States.
STILLWATER — Oklahoma State put on the full pads Tuesday, and there was one group offensive coordinator Kasey Dunn was most interested in seeing how the shift in practice would effect.
According to a release sent to season ticket holders from the ticket office, there currently is no hard cap for number of fans allowed into Boone Pickens Stadium, but a “full reseat with spacing between seat blocks" will occur to allow the university to host fans for the 2020 season.
The NCAA Board of Governors on Wednesday directed each division of the association to decide independently by Aug. 21 whether it will be able to conduct championship events safely in fall sports such as soccer, volleyball and lower levels of football during the coronavirus pandemic.
Big 12 schools agreed Monday night to play one nonconference football game this year to go along with their nine league contests as plans for the pandemic-altered 2020 season continued to fall into place.
The powerhouse Southeastern Conference reconfigured its schedule Thursday to include only league games in 2020, a pandemic-forced decision that pushes major college football closer to a siloed regular season in which none of the power conferences cross paths.
Lincoln Riley and OU agreed to a 2-year contract extension, keeping the Sooners' head football coach in Norman through the 2025 season.
The No. 1 quarterback in the 247Sports Class of 2021 and ESPN’s No. 1 dual-threat quarterback for that class recently was named MVP of the prestigious Elite 11 camp. His nickname is “Superman."
❝I had a long visit with him and his dad and went over the process and told him to go with his heart. He said Oklahoma State is where he always wanted to play.❞ — Enid Plainsmen head coach Brad Gore
Gundy’s turned in a 129-64 (.668 percent) record the past 15 years, staying above .500 every season after his first in 2005. He’s also won at least nine games in eight of his 15 seasons.
Oklahoma State may be in the early stage of appealing the NCAA decision of a postseason ban for the men’s basketball program, but they already have support from the state government.
The film, which features the life of the late Sutton both on and off the court, signed a “primetime deal” with ESPN, per it’s Twitter account on Monday.
NORMAN — Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley told ESPN's Mike Golic Jr. and Trey Wingo on Thursday that several OU players have either been exposed or tested positive for COVID-19.
STILLWATER — A trio of Oklahoma State sophomores and an incoming freshman reaffirmed their commitment to the Cowboy basketball program Wednesday, while one player is reportedly going to transfer.
After a night of rest following a social media firestorm Monday afternoon, Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard came out with yet another message for change.
Trae Young has agreed in principle to make a $4 million donation that would help mitigate rising construction and design cost of a new indoor multi-sport facility in Norman.
Though his hire has looked seamless, Riley’s job has not been easy. The past few months have been especially difficult. Few could have imagined the circumstances when Riley became the youngest FBS head coach at 33.
Within minutes of NCAA teleconference concluding, OSU released a statement saying it will file an immediate appeal of the penalties.
This Week's Circulars
ENID - Celebration of Life will be Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, 3 to 5 p.m. at 2611 N. 5th, Enid, Okla. Family and friends, come and go.
The Services Celebrating and Honoring the life of Robert Fleig, 75, of Enid, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday Nov. 28, 2020, in Brown-Cummings Funeral Home Chapel burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery.
The Memorial Service celebrating and honoring the life of Scot Willis, 55, of Enid, will be held privately. Services and complete cremation care are under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared online at WWW.Brown-Cummings.com
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