Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Washington Hopes To Extends AD's Career By Committee

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Washington Redskins hope to extend Adrian Peterson's career using the running back by committee approach.

Peterson will be entering his 13th season in the NFL, coming off arguably his best season since 2015 averaging 4.2 yards per carry.

The upcoming season, Washington enters with a loaded backfield featuring three backs under 25 years old. The team hasn’t shied away from their intentions distributing the workload from Peterson to 2018 second-round draft pick Derrius Guice, who missed last season with a torn ACL, giving the team a fresh pair of legs to support the aging All-Pro Peterson.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Gerald McCoy Felt Disrespected By Tampa Bay

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Gerald McCoy’s nine-year tenure as a Buccaneer ended abruptly last month after a contract dispute.

It appeared McCoy, Tampa Bay relationship ended amicably, McCoy said he would “never say anything bad about Tampa, ” as he joined divisional rival Carolina Panthers. McCoy was being courted by dozen teams and players, including Baker Mayfield and Cleveland Browns.

McCoy ended up signing a one-year $8.5M contract with Carolina, Tampa signed Ndamukong Suh to replace McCoy. However, the divorce turned sour between the former two-parties after Tampa gave the jersey No. 93 of McCoy's to Suh.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

OU Spring Game Set For April 8

Kickoff for the 2017 OU Spring Game presented by U.S. Fleet Tracking is set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.

OU Football season ticket holders will receive information on how they can reserve their free tickets for the contest with their 2017 ticket renewal packet. The deadline for all Sooner Club donations is March 31, and the season-ticket renewal deadline is April 12.

Season ticket holders are eligible to request the same number of seats for the OU Spring Game as they have for regular season games. University of Oklahoma students will also receive free admission to the game by showing a current OU ID at the gate. Sooner Jr. Kids Club members will also receive complimentary admission.

OU Spring Game tickets will be available for purchase on Wednesday, Feb. 8 beginning at 8 a.m. CT. Fans can purchase $5 seats here or by calling the OU Athletics Ticket Office at (405) 325-2424 or toll-free at (800) 456-4668 (online orders subject to nominal convenience fee at time of purchase). Additional fees may apply.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Bob Stoops Welcomes 27-Member Signing Class

University of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops announced his program’s 2017 recruiting class Wednesday, a 27-member group that ranked among the top five nationally by Rivals and Scout as of Wednesday morning and one that Stoops says has the potential to be among his best ever.

OU’s class, dubbed #SoonerSquad17, is comprised of 25 high schoolers and two junior college players, and features signees from nine states. Ten position groups are represented.

Twenty of the 27 signees — by far the most among Big 12 programs — are rated as four-star prospects or higher on a five-star scale by recruiting services 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals or Scout. The other seven are three-star recruits.

“On paper, this might be one of the top two or three classes we’ve had since I’ve been here,” said Stoops, who has won 10 Big 12 titles in his 18 years at OU. “It’s a really hungry group, and a deep class that covers all of our positions in a really positive way.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Parrish Cobb Released from Jail After Posting $90K Bond; Suspended Indefinitely

A former La Vega High School football standout who committed first to Baylor and then ended up at Oklahoma is free on bond and a second suspect is in custody after a string of armed robberies earlier this month.

OU freshman cornerback Parrish Cobb, 19, was released on $90,000 bond Wednesday morning after he was charged with three counts of aggravated robbery.

Ayorinde Gibson, 20, was arrested Wednesday afternoon by U.S. Marshals on a warrant stemming from the same investigation.

Oklahoma has suspended Cobb, whose bonds total more than $90,000, according to online records.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Joe Mixon Officially Declares For NFL Draft

Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon officially declared for the NFL Draft on Thursday night.

In a tweet, Mixon thanked Sooner Nation and vowed to make the most of the second chance he received while at University of Oklahoma.

Joe Mixon's Statement:


WATCH >>> Joe Mixon 2016 Highlights

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Reports: Joe Mixon Will Enter NFL Draft

Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon will forego the remainder of his college football career and declare for the NFL Draft, according to multiple reports.

According to Jake Trotter of ESPN, Mixon informed his teammates of his decision to turn pro.

Mixon finished his sophomore season with 1,274 yards and 10 rushing touchdowns and 538 yards and five receiving touchdowns.

WATCH >>> Joe Mixon - 2016 Highlights

College football underclassmen face a Jan. 16 deadline to apply for early draft eligibility.


Report: Joe Mixon To Declare For NFL Draft

A report via Twitter from Neil Stratton of Inside the League indicates Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon will forego the rest of his college eligibility and enter the NFL Draft.

The report says Mixon will be represented by STL Group and agent Peter Schaffer, and train at Michael Johnson Performance in McKinney, Texas. (KFOR)