Following the Spring Game, the Sooners met their fans for a 45-minute autograph session on Owen Field. View some of the reaction and more Spring Game coverage via the links at the right:
Friday, April 13
The Sooners are gearing up for the 2012 Spring Game on Saturday at Owen Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. View complete information on all the festivities here. We spoke with junior quarterback Drew Allen following Thursday's practice on the competition at QB and his perspective on the receivers and DBs:
Oklahoma held its final practice before the Spring Game on Thursday afternoon in Norman.
View the latest photos and highlight video (links to the right). Following practice, we caught up with junior WR Trey Franks, who is working towards a much bigger role in the offense:
The Oklahoma Drill? Yes, we do that in Norman. Check out action from both the offensive and defensive perspectives. The Sooners lined up with three down linemen on each side of the ball facing off with one running back trying to keep it between the cones:
OU opened its final week of spring football with an afternoon practice on Tuesday. The Sooners work again on Thursday before wrapping up with the annual Spring Game on Saturday at 2 p.m. View practice photos and video (links to the right). We also talked with senior David King who's aiming to bring OU a third-straight Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honor from defensive end:
Brandon Chatmon of ESPN: "When Harris went to the game film to review his junior season, he wasn't happy with what he saw. He had great moments -- two interceptions against Florida State that resulted in national player of the week honors -- that were overshadowed by his poor performances. "Last year was a little bit..."
It may be hard to pronounce, but Chuka Ndulue (N-doo-loo-â) is beginning to make a name for himself for the Sooners. After playing in seven games as a redshirt freshman last season, he has taken significant strides this spring and looks to be a regular part of the defensive end rotation in 2012. We caught up with the personable Ndulue after practice Thursday:
The Sooners notched their 12th practice of the spring on Thursday afternoon in Norman. View the latest photos from the Bud Wilkinson Practice Facility on OU's official Facebook page. Watch highlights of drills involving the quarterbacks, receivers, defensive ends, secondary and linemen. We'll have a post-practice interview with sophomore defensive end Chuka Ndulue for tomorrow.
WR Jaz Reynolds had a breakout year in 2011 only to have his season cut short due to a scary kidney injury. He is certainly glad to be back on the field this spring and looks forward to getting back out in front of the fans on April 14. Reynolds talked about his progress this spring, leading the receiving corps and more Tuesday:
Storms and wet weather sent the Sooner football team inside the confines of the Everest Training Center for Tuesday afternoon's practice in Norman. View a photo gallery from Everest focusing on Coach Wright and the defensive ends. We've uploaded video (links to the right) focusing on the coaches in position drills. We also talked with junior DB Tony Jefferson on his move back to safety, adjusting to Mike Stoops and stepping up in leadership role:
Junior fullback Trey Millard took took time after Saturday's spring football scrimmage to share his thoughts on the action. The team returns to the practice field Tuesday and Thursday this week in Norman. Watch SoonerSports.com for continuing coverage.
Exactly two weeks before the Spring Game, OU held its second scrimmage of spring football on Owen Field. We broke down scrimmage highlights into three videos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3.
Below, view a quick clip of Landry Jones hooking up with Trey Metoyer for an impressive TD, as well as photos from Saturday. We also talked with sophomore DB Quentin Hayes and junior fullback Trey "rhymes with Dillard" Millard after the team came off the field. We'll release the post-scrimmage interview with No. 33 a bit later.
Friday, March 30
The Sooners practiced in front of an audience of 325+ high school coaches from Oklahoma and across the nation Friday afternoon in Norman as OU hosted its annual coaches' clinic. View photos of the defensive tackles and ends. View video to the right and watch for extensive scrimmage coverage on Saturday afternoon.
The OU football team takes a break today after two consecutive spring practices but is expected on the field tomorrow for its ninth session and Saturday for a scrimmage.
If you haven't made plans yet for Oklahoma's annual Spring Game on April 14, learn more here including the Big Boomer BBQ and events throughout the weekend.
It was back to action on Wednesday afternoon for the Sooner football team. View the latest photo gallery from this afternoon's practice. Check out video of the linebackers, defensive backs, offensive tackles and tight ends in links to the right plus a post-practice interview with junior linebacker Tom Wort:
The Sooners returned to the practice field Tuesday afternoon after an 11-day break. View a photo gallery from today's session and practice video by clicking the links to the right. Following the action, senior linebacker Jaydan Bird and junior running back Roy Finch took time to tell us about their spring breaks and shared their thoughts on the team's progress.
Spring Break comes to an end and the Sooners return to practice this week with sessions scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. OU will conduct its second scrimmage of the spring on Saturday. We'll continue our coverage with photos and video tomorrow.
Spring practice for Oklahoma takes a break as the Sooners don't return to the field until March 27. The OU campus observes Spring Break next week. Oklahoma has nine practice sessions remaining including the annual Spring Game on Saturday, April 14. OU has ramped up the festivities surrounding the game, learn more here.
Representatives from NFL franchises were in Norman Wednesday morning for OU's annual Pro Day inside the Everest Training Center. SoonerSports.com webcast the event live with a mic on strength coach Jerry Schmidt. View complete results and video:
Blessed with ideal weather Tuesday afternoon, the Sooners worked for their fifth session of the spring in full pads at the Bud Wilkinson Practice Fields in Norman. View the latest photo gallery plus videos (links to the right). We talked with junior WR Kenny Stills and senior DT Jamarkus McFarland following practice.
John Hoover of the Tulsa World: "Don't let Washington's sentimentality fool you. Now going through his final spring practices, entering his last season of college football, Washington is ready to step into Alexander's void and seize the opportunity. Washington has been singled out twice already this spring by head coach..."
Oklahoma returned to the practice fields for the second straight day and its fourth session of the spring Saturday in Norman.
View photos and video by clicking the links to the right. The Sooners now have two days off before getting back to work Tuesday.
Friday, March 9
The Sooners notched their third practice of the spring on a sunny Friday afternoon in Norman. View video and photos by clicking the links to the right. The team will return to the practice fields again on Saturday afternoon.
We've posted an 85-image photo gallery on OU's official Facebook page. We also talked with sophomore offensive guard Adam Shead as the team rolled off Owen Field following practice:
From Jake Trotter of ESPN: "Watching the guys over the last season, and watching them work out, we have a pretty good feel for what our players can do. Getting to feel each other out and what we expect of each other. It's been good, very pleased with our first couple days. I think the players have really responded well..."
A familiar face with a common last name is back with Sooner football. Watch defensive coordinator and secondary coach Mike Stoops in action from the second practice of the spring Wednesday in Norman.
Click the links to the right for more practice video plus post-practice interviews with senior defensive end R.J. Washington and senior safety Javon Harris. A 92-image photo gallery helps bring you closer to all the action from the Bud Wilkinson Practice Fields.
Travis Haney of the Oklahoman: "Stoops complimented athletic director Joe Castiglione with doing the best he could to put together the 2012 schedule. With TCU going from a non-conference to conference game, it created a lot of headaches for Castiglione. "I tried everything," said Castiglione, leaving today to work..."
The Sooners hit the Bud Wilkinson Practice Fields for the first time Monday afternoon. View 94 photos from Oklahoma's first session with shots of Coach Mike Stoops and Coach Tim Kish in action plus newcomers to the roster. View video clips, post-practice interviews and more by clicking the links to the right.
Coach Stoops officially kicked off spring ball with a noon press conference Monday in Norman. View complete video and quotes. This is Coach Stoops' 14th spring practice with the Sooners since 1999.
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