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Murray Second Straight Sooner to Win Manning Award Murray Second Straight Sooner to Win Manning Award
Football 01/17/2019

Murray Second Straight Sooner to Win Manning Award

Sooners Hire Odom as Inside Linebackers Coach Sooners Hire Odom as Inside Linebackers Coach
Football 01/15/2019

Brian Odom has joined the OU staff as inside linebackers coach. Odom, an Oklahoma native and member of the Sooners' 2000 national championship team, spent the last two seasons at Missouri as the Tigers' outside linebackers coach.

OU Hires Roy Manning as Cornerbacks Coach OU Hires Roy Manning as Cornerbacks Coach
Football 01/15/2019

Head coach Lincoln Riley announced Tuesday the hiring of Roy Manning as the program's cornerbacks coach. Manning, who served the 2018 season as UCLA's outside linebackers and special teams coach, also presided over outside linebackers under new OU defensive coordinator Alex Grinch at Washington State during the 2015-17 seasons.

Murray Wins Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Murray Wins Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award
Football 01/09/2019

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray added another trophy to his collection when he was named the winner of the 2018 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award at a banquet Wednesday evening in the hometown of the trophy's namesake.

Dixon Named to College Football Hall of Fame Dixon Named to College Football Hall of Fame
Football 01/07/2019

The National Football Foundation and the College Hall of Fame announced Monday morning that Rickey Dixon, one of the best defensive backs in University of Oklahoma history, is among the 13 players in the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Class.

OU Hires Grinch as Defensive Coordinator OU Hires Grinch as Defensive Coordinator
Football 01/04/2019

Alex Grinch, who spent the 2018 season as co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach for Ohio State's 13-1 squad, was hired as Oklahoma's defensive coordinator on Friday, OU head coach Lincoln Riley announced.

OU, Riley Agree on Contract Extension OU, Riley Agree on Contract Extension
Football 01/01/2019

The University of Oklahoma and head football coach Lincoln Riley have reached an agreement in principle on a contract extension and salary increase. The contract terms are being finalized and will be subject to approval by the OU Board of Regents, which will meet later this month.