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  Wednesday, February 9

Welcome to the Sooner Football Notebook. This page provides fans one location to view all the latest notes, features, multimedia and links of interest on Sooner football throughout the year.
 
OU HAS PIECES FOR RUN
From FS Southwest: "Not only do the Sooners boast a ton of experience, but they also figure to have a very impressive two-deep roster, with blue-chip talent running deep at nearly every position. It starts with the momentum built from a strong 2010 finish. The Sooners rolled down the stretch, winning five straight..."

Sooners Have All Pieces to Make Run at No. 1 - FS Southwest
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Strengthening D-Line Important for Sooners - Yahoo Sports
Bradford's Rookie Season Silenced Skeptics - Tulsa World
Oklahoma Sounds Content Attaching Itself to Texas - ESPN
Sooners BCS Bowl Winners, Third Downs - Sporting News
 
  Tuesday, February 8

David Ubben of ESPN: "Of course, we're still months away from preseason polls, and spring practice hasn't even begun, so there are plenty of variables between now and then, but a game that already looked enormous could become the biggest nonconference game of the season if the polls shake out just right. Oklahoma..."

No. 1 Oklahoma vs. No. 2 Florida State? - ESPN
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Stoops Will Proudly Return to Youngstown - Tulsa World
Sooners Making Habit of Raiding Kansas - The Oklahoman
Former Sooner Brandon Shelby Hired by Indiana - Tulsa World
A&M to Make Run at Oklahoma's Crown - Yahoo Sports
 

OU SIGNING CLASS WALLPAPER
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  Monday, February 7

Oklahoma will send four Sooners to the NFL Scouting Combine to be held in Indianapolis beginning February 23. Three players who participated in Senior Bowl practices, Jeremy Beal, Quinton Carter and DeMarco Murray, plus defensive tackle Adrian Taylor will go through the rigorous testing at Lucas Oil Stadium prior to..."

Four Sooners Invited to NFL Combine - ESPN
 

 
Jake Trotter of the Oklahoman: "An OU network inside Oklahoma would have its payoff. But Oklahoma has limited TV sets. And the Sooners have the state's eyeballs on them already. Which is why maximizing the channel's full potential hinges on whether OU can somehow get the channel up and running on cable..."

OU's Outlook Sunny Thanks to TV Progress - The Oklahoman
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Emig: Brown on Quest to Find "Inner Stoops"? - Tulsa World
Bob Stoops to be in Town for Events - Youngstown Vindicator
Schlabach: Oklahoma Team to Beat for 2011 - ESPN
Grading Big 12's Signing Classes - Austin American-Statesman
Ranking the Big 12 Recruiting Classes - Kansas City Star
No More "Nice Mack" at Texas - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Bob Stoops Speaks on Three Signees - Tulsa World
Sportsmanship, Safety Focus of Rules Committee - USA Today
Bradford Honored to Join NFL's Rookie List - Tulsa World
 
  Friday, February 4

Top draft choice, top rookie. St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford won The Associated Press 2010 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award Friday. The first overall selection in last year's draft, Bradford guided the Rams from the embarrassment of a 1-15 record to a 7-9 mark. In the weak NFC West, that was good...

Bradford Named 2010 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year


OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Rich Get Richer as OU Brings in Strong Class - FS Southwest
Latest OU Linemen Will Try to Follow Heupel - Tulsa World
Stoops Schedules Walk-On Tryout - The Oklahoman
Brandon Williams Headlines OU's Class - Yahoo Sports
OU Class Powered by Metoyer, Williams - Sports Illustrated
Collected Wisdom: OU DE John Goodman - The Oklahoman
 
  Thursday, February 3

National Signing Day came and went on Wednesday and, for the fourth year, Sooner fans experienced the excitement live from the Switzer Center. SoonerSports.com provided official signing day coverage with live announcements, live Signing Day webcast, signee video highlights from the film utilized by the OU coaching staff, photos and more throughout the day.

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ANALYSIS OF SIGNING CLASS
John Hoover of the Tulsa World: "While the bulk of this class will be aimed at building for the future - the Sooners this fall need to replace just three starters on offense and three on defense - there are a handful of players who could contribute right away. OU's needs are few - running back, safety, defensive end, defensive..."

OU's Class All About Quality, Not Quantity - Tulsa World
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
OU's 2011 Signing Class Not Deep, But Loaded - ESPN
Farniok: OU Scores State's Biggest prize - Argus Leader
Sooners Reel In Quality Class - Norman Transcript
Analysis of Oklahoma's 2011 Signing Class - Tulsa World
Sooners Steal Two Signees, Lose One - The Oklahoman
Circle's Jordan Phillips Signs With Sooners - El Dorado Times
Notes: Lewis, Noble, Finch, No Attrition - The Oklahoman
OU Endures No Drama on Signing Day - Tulsa World
Ice, Snow Unable to Slow Sooner Signees - ESPN
Inside Oklahoma's 2011 Signing Class - Dallas Morning News
OU Might be Tempted to Move Hughes - The Oklahoman
Kneubuhl Makes Late Switch to OU - Dallas Morning News
Dismuke on OU Signing: "Dream Come True"- The Oklahoman
OU's Young Roster Keeps Signing Class Small - FS Southwest
Coming Soon: Sooners Sign New Class - Norman Transcript
"Freshman" Question Shouldn't Get Chilly Response - Tulsa World
Brandon Williams Shines Bright in Class - The Oklahoman
Sooners Wrap Up 2011 Class Early - Tulsa World
Chat Recap With OU Signee Dylan Dismuke - The Oklahoman
 
  Tuesday, February 1

Oklahoma's football team has scheduled a walk-on tryout for Wednesday, Feb. 9 at the Everest Indoor Center. The check-in time is 4:15 p.m. Pre-registration and pre-tryout forms are available at BobStoops.com/walk-on-tryouts. Those forms must be completed in advance of the tryout. Registration will close on Monday, February 7 at 6 p.m. To be eligible, candidates must be enrolled as full-time students (minimum of 12 undergraduate hours) at OU for the spring 2011 season and meet eligibility standards.
 
OKLAHOMA'S 2006 CLASS
From Yahoo Sports: "In terms of exporting high-end talent to the next level, this is arguably the most productive class ever assembled: Three Sooners who arrived in Norman in 2006 (Sam Bradford, Gerald McCoy and Trent Williams) went in the first four picks of the same NFL draft four years later, and impossible..."

OU's 2006 Recruiting Class Most Productive - Yahoo Sports
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Bradford Returns to Oklahoma to Talk Health - The Oklahoman
Redshirt Grissom Backing Up Lewis, Alexander? - Yahoo Sports
Hinton: Going to OU Was Best Decision - The Oklahoman
Rams QB Sam Bradford Gets Back to His Roots - ESPN
Adrian Peterson Sets Career Pro Bowl Record - Daily Norseman
Bucs' McCoy Begins Post-Surgery Workouts - Sporting News
Longhorns Had Their Targets Set on Weis? - NBC Sports
Brown Blames Arrogance for Texas - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Mack Brown Plans to Stick Around a While - ESPN
Brown Proclaims He's "Back in the Game" - Associated Press
 
 
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