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Video  04/19 - Junior Center Ben Habern
Video  04/19 - Coach Stoops, Oklahoma Drill
Video  04/19 - Offensive Line vs. Defensive Line
Video  04/19 - WRs in Final Spring Practice
Video  04/19 - Martinez, DBs Shed Blockers
Video  04/19 - Shipp, DTs Get Final Work In
Video  04/19 - Coach V & LBs in Final Practice
Photos  04/19 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  04/16 - Red/White Spring Game Highlights
Video  04/16 - Coach Stoops Reviews Game
Video  04/16 - Sophomore QB Drew Allen
Video  04/16 - Legends Flag Football Highlights
Photos  04/16 - Spring Game Photo Gallery
  04/16 - Red/White Spring Game Recap
 
Video  04/15 - O-Line Goes Full Speed Friday
Video  04/15 - QBs, WRs Get Final Throws In
Video  04/15 - Receiver Gauntlet to Protect Ball
Photos  04/15 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  04/14 - Coach Stoops, Oklahoma Drill
Video  04/14 - LBs Rapid Fire at the Camera
Video  04/14 - TEs/FBs vs. LBs Oklahoma Drill
Video  04/14 - Coaches Patton, Kittle, O-Line
Video  04/14 - Shipp, DTs Fine-Tune Technique
Video  04/14 - D-Backs Stress Finishing Tackles
Video  04/14 - Offensive Line vs. Defensive Line
Photos  04/14 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  04/12 - Oklahoma Drill Highlights 1
Video  04/12 - Oklahoma Drill Highlights 2
Video  04/12 - Oklahoma Drill Highlights 3
Video  04/12 - WRs vs. DBs One-on-Ones
Video  04/12 - Coach Venables & Linebackers
Video  04/12 - WRs Quickly Change Direction
Video  04/12 - Coach Wright & Defensive Ends
Photos  04/12 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  04/09 - Scrimmage No. 2 Highlights
Video  04/09 - R-Freshman OT Daryl Williams
Video  04/09 - Junior D-Tackle Casey Walker
Video  04/09 - Kickers, Punters at Scrimmage
Video  04/09 - Linebackers Pop Pads Saturday
Video  04/09 - D-Line Drills Before Scrimmage
Video  04/09 - D-Backs Fight Through Blockers
Photos  04/09 - Scrimmage Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  04/07 - Sophomore WR Jaz Reynolds
Video  04/07 - Full Contact with Kittle, TEs, OTs
Video  04/07 - DBs Fight Off Blocks, Find Ball
Video  04/07 - Guards, Centers Work on Pulling
Video  04/07 - RBs Full Speed Through the Chute
Photos  04/07 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  04/05 - Junior CB Demontre Hurst
Video  04/05 - O-Line Gets to Second Level
Video  04/05 - LBs Work to Shed Cut Blocks
Video  04/05 - RBs Stress Leverage in Blocking
Video  04/05 - WRs Go One-on-One with DBs
Video  04/05 - O-Line, D-Line Head-to-Head
Video  04/05 - Wright, DEs React to Movement
Photos  04/05 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  04/02 - Sophomore LB Corey Nelson
Video  04/02 - Junior Safety Javon Harris
Video  04/02 - Quick Scrimmage Highlights
Video  04/02 - Sophomore DB Gabe Lynn
Video  04/02 - R-Freshman WR Justin McCay
Video  04/02 - OU Warms Up on Owen Field
Video  04/02 - Special Teamers at Scrimmage
Video  04/02 - QBs Warm Up with Light Throws
Video  04/02 - LBs Drill Work Before Scrimmage
Video  04/02 - RBs Warm Up with Coach Gundy
Photos  04/02 - Scrimmage Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  03/31 - QBs Work with WRs Thursday
Video  03/31 - Running Backs Hit the Chute
Video  03/31 - D-Ends Rapid Fire on the Sled
Video  03/31 - Coach Shipp Preaches Perfection
Video  03/31 - Wide Receivers Running Routes
Video  03/31 - DBs Stay Low in Tackling Drill
Video  03/31 - OL and DL Go Head-to-Head
Photos  03/31 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  03/29 - Sophomore LB Tom Wort
Video  03/29 - Linebackers Pop Pads Tuesday
Video  03/29 - Offensive Line vs. Defensive Line
Video  03/29 - WRs, DBs Go One-on-One
Video  03/29 - Sooners Move Inside Everest
Video  03/29 - Defensive Stations from Above
Photos  03/29 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  03/26 - Senior DE Frank Alexander
Video  03/26 - Sophomore RB Brennan Clay
Video  03/26 - Oklahoma Drill Highlights No. 1
Video  03/26 - Oklahoma Drill Highlights No. 2
Video  03/26 - OU Warms Up on Owen Field
Video  03/26 - DBs Running Through Tackles
Video  03/26 - Kittle Stresses Low Pad Level
Photos  03/26 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  03/25 - Receivers Work on Blocking
Video  03/25 - O-Line on Pulling Technique
Video  03/25 - LB Tacklers Coming at You
Video  03/25 - DBs Drill on Shedding Blocks
Video  03/25 - Patton Coaches up the O-Line
Photos  03/23 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
   
Video  03/23 - Wright, DEs at Practice No. 2
Video  03/23 - LBs at Defensive Station No. 1
Video  03/23 - LBs at Defensive Station No. 2
Video  03/23 - LBs at Defensive Station No. 3
Video  03/23 - LBs at Defensive Station No. 4
Video  03/23 - D-Tackles With Coach Shipp
Video  03/23 - D-Tackles With Coach Wright
Video  03/23 - D-Tackles With Coach Venables
Video  03/23 - D-Tackles With Coach Martinez
Photos  03/23 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  03/21 - Senior OL Donald Stephenson
Video  03/21 - Sophomore DB Aaron Colvin
Video  03/21 - Sooners Open Spring Practice
Video  03/21 - Schmidt Gets Team Warmed Up
Video  03/21 - Running Backs Hit the Chute
Video  03/21 - Coach Kittle's First Practice
Video  03/21 - D-Tackles Explode Off the Ball
Photos  03/21 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
Video  03/21 - Coach Stoops Press Conference
  03/21 - Stoops Press Conference Quotes
  03/21 - 2011 Spring Football Guide
  03/12 - 2011 Spring Printable Roster
 
 Spring Practice
 03/21  Practice 1
 03/23  Practice 2
 03/25  Practice 3 
 03/26  Practice 4
 03/29  Practice 5
 03/31  Practice 6
 04/02  Practice 7 (Scrimmage)
 04/05  Practice 8
 04/07  Practice 9
 04/09  Practice 10
 04/12  Practice 11
 04/14  Practice 12
 04/15  Practice 13
 04/16  Spring Game (approx. 2 p.m.)
 04/19  Practice 14

2011 Spring Game
Oklahoma's 2011 Spring Game will be held Saturday, April 16 at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is tentatively set for 2 p.m. Learn more:

2011 OU Spring Game | Advance Tickets
 
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The Sooners and great college football. For as long as anyone can remember the two have been one and the same. Learn more:

OU Football History & Tradition | Quick Facts
 
 
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  Tuesday, April 19

Another spring is in the books. The Sooner football team wrapped up 2011 spring drills Tuesday with its last of 15 allotted practices. Photos and video are available at the links below. Complete coverage from throughout spring practice is available at the right.

Video  04/19 - Coach Stoops, Oklahoma Drill
Video  04/19 - Offensive Line vs. Defensive Line
Video  04/19 - WRs in Final Spring Practice
Video  04/19 - Martinez, DBs Shed Blockers
Video  04/19 - Shipp, DTs Get Final Work In
Video  04/19 - Coach V & LBs in Final Practice
Photos  04/19 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 

 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Sooners OK With Guessing Game in Backfield - Yahoo Sports
Sittler: Stoops Has No Worries About Cast - Tulsa World
Stoops: "Chance to be Really Good" - Norman Transcript
Big 12 Spring Game Recap: Oklahoma Sooners - ESPN
Satisfied Venables Happy to Talk Defense - Tulsa World
Quarterback Allen Impresses in Spring Game - The OU Daily
Maisel: Sooners Learning From Past Lessons - ESPN
OU Might Take Committee Approach at RB - NBC Sports
Save the Red/White, Bring on the Red/Orange - Tulsa World
Draft Profile: DT Adrian Taylor - Dallas Morning News
Offensive Production From 2000-2010 - Yahoo Sports
 
  Monday, April 18

Jake Trotter of the Oklahoman: "The hard-hitting sophomore linebacker from Dallas put together the best spring of any Sooner on the roster. Because he plays behind Travis Lewis at weak-side linebacker, getting Nelson on the field regularly will require some creativity from defensive coordinator Brent Venables. But whether..."

Five Things We Learned: OU Spring Football - The Oklahoman
 

 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Sittler: Let the Hype Begin for the Sooners - Tulsa World
Boy, Do the Sooners Have Some Talent - Norman Transcript
OU Will Rely on a Bevy of Running Backs - Tulsa World
Drew Allen Makes Case for No. 2 Quarterback - The Oklahoman
Oklahoma Can't Wait for Fall - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
2011 Schedule, Fleming, Break for Coaches - Tulsa World
OU's Spring Game All About Potential - Norman Transcript
Game Doesn't Answer RB Question - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Tramel: 2011 Sooners Could be Pretty Special - The Oklahoman
Drew Allen Emerging as OU's Backup QB - Tulsa World
Miller, Reynolds Shine in OU Spring Game - The Oklahoman
Long Day for Receivers, Blake Bell - Norman Transcript
Revamped Big 12 Could be Bad for North - The Oklahoman
Walk-On's Big Run Gets Him Noticed - Tulsa World
OU Red/White Spring Game Report Card - The Oklahoman
Sooner Coaches Don't Believe in Spring TV - Norman Transcript
Red Tops White in OU Spring Game - FS Southwest
Preseason Power Poll: OU, OSU on Top - The Oklahoman
Three Questions on Oklahoma Football - Tulsa World
Sooner LB Corey Nelson Turning Heads - The Oklahoman
OU Notebook: Spring Game, Safe and Sound - Tulsa World
  
  Saturday, April 16

The Red team will be eating a steak dinner this week after posting a 20-14 win over the White in Oklahoma's annual Red/White spring game. Members of the losing team will spend that same meal dining on hot dogs. Drew Allen quarterbacked the winning team, completing 16-of-29 passes for 179 yards and one touchdown and one INT:

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  Friday, April 15

Intense wind in Norman, remnants from a powerful system that spawned storms across the state yesterday, drove the Sooners inside the Everest Practice Facility on Friday afternoon. OU worked in shells less than 24 hours before the annual Spring Game slated for Saturday at 2 p.m. on Owen Field. Complete coverage:

Video  04/15 - O-Line Goes Full Speed Friday
Video  04/15 - QBs, WRs Get Final Throws In
Video  04/15 - Receiver Gauntlet to Protect Ball
Photos  04/15 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 

 
From ESPN: "Lewis is the headliner, but make no mistake: This group is pretty stout. It's by far the best group of linebackers in the Big 12. Lewis has topped 100 tackles in each of his three seasons on the outside, and should do it once again in 2011. Behind him is a highly recruited player that wasn't able to really contribute as a..."

OU Strongest Position LB, Questions in Secondary - ESPN
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Safety Javon Harris Ready for Starting Role - Tulsa World
Bell Anxious to Perform for Sooner Nation - The Oklahoman
Receiver Kenny Stills an Overlooked Star? - Yahoo Sports
Travis Lewis' Bravado in Full Bloom - Tulsa World
DeMarco Murray, Fourth-Ranked Rusher - New York Times
Brent Venables Explains No TV for Spring Game - ESPN
Stoops Praises Corey Nelson, Lane Johnson - The Oklahoman
Oklahoma's Ryan Broyles Leads Big 12 Receivers - ESPN
Who's Laughing Now? Big 12 Hits Jackpot - Sports Illustrated
Texas A&M AD: Let's Start Big 12 Network - ESPN
Rowland to Make OU Football Radio Debut - The Oklahoman
Oklahoma State: "We Want to be Oregon" - ESPN
 
 
  Thursday, April 14

Just two days before the Spring Game, the Sooners were back to work for session No. 12 Thursday at the Bud Wilkinson Practice Facility in Norman. View complete video and photo coverage:

Video  04/14 - Coach Stoops, Oklahoma Drill
Video  04/14 - LBs Rapid Fire at the Camera
Video  04/14 - TEs/FBs vs. LBs Oklahoma Drill
Video  04/14 - Coaches Patton, Kittle, O-Line
Video  04/14 - Shipp, DTs Fine-Tune Technique
Video  04/14 - D-Backs Stress Finishing Tackles
Video  04/14 - Offensive Line vs. Defensive Line
Photos  04/14 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
John Shinn of the Norman Transcript: "The days of Oklahoma handing the ball to a specific running back 35 times a game have passed. It's done by committee now. It takes at least two to handle the rigors of the job. Going three or four deep, however, makes the situation even better. OU has spent the spring trying to..."

Underclassmen Working to Fill RB Void - Norman Transcript
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Blake Bell Ready to Roll, Offensive Line - The Oklahoman
Did Stoops Get Dig In at Texas? - Austin American-Statesman
Stoops Praises Corey Nelson, More Players - The Oklahoman
Upcoming Spring Game to Answer Questions - The OU Daily
What the Big 12's New TV Deal With Fox Means - ESPN
Big 12, Fox Agree to 13-Year Partnership - The Oklahoman
Big 12 Reaches Deal With Fox - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Beebe, Big 12 Hit Paydirt With Fox Deal - Sports Illustrated
Video: OU 2011 Spring Game Preview - The Oklahoman
Big 12, Fox Sports Reach Blockbuster TV Deal - USA Today
Bob Stoops Leads Florida Launching Pad - Gainesville Sun
 

 
  Wednesday, April 13

Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World: "What is it that Bell has to learn? "I've got a lot of footwork to do," he said. "With all of my reads, I've got to quicken everything up timing-wise." He's more comfortable with the faster speed of college football than he was last fall. But he's not there yet. "It's coming in bits and pieces," Bell..."

QB Blake Bell Still Waiting and Learning - Tulsa World
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
OU Could Play Big 12 Game Before FSU - The Oklahoman
Sooners Set Red/White Game Rosters - Norman Transcript
Sooners Will Miss Murray's Receiving Ability - The Oklahoman
Measuring the Big 12's Quarterback Experience - ESPN
Lepak Honored With Sooner Schooner Award - Tulsa World
Trotter: Breaking Down Red/White Rosters - The Oklahoman
OU's Travis Lewis Up for Lott Impact Award - ESPN
E.J. Manuel Finally at Helm for Seminoles - Sports Illustrated
Florida State Fans Taunt Gators at Spring Game - USA Today
 
  Tuesday, April 12

The Oklahoma Drill highlighted the 11th session of spring practice Tuesday afternoon in Norman. View video highlights and photos by clicking the links below. Earlier today, the team announced its rosters for the Red/White Spring Game scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m.

Video  04/12 - Oklahoma Drill Highlights 1
Video  04/12 - Oklahoma Drill Highlights 2
Video  04/12 - Oklahoma Drill Highlights 3
Video  04/12 - WRs vs. DBs One-on-Ones
Video  04/12 - Coach Venables & Linebackers
Video  04/12 - WRs Quickly Change Direction
Video  04/12 - Coach Wright & Defensive Ends
Photos  04/12 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 

 
SPRING GAME ROSTERS
The rosters are set for Saturday's Red/White Spring Game as drafted by the OU football team. The game format will be similar to last year. Today is also the final day to get discount advance tickets.

Red/White Spring Game Rosters | Discount Advance Tickets
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Wort Letting Natural Instincts Take Over - Norman Transcript
Five Teams That Could Win the BCS - Orlando Sentinel
OU Seeks to Fill Beal's Void at Defensive End - Tulsa World
OU at FSU No. 2 Non-Conference Game - Yahoo Sports
 
  Monday, April 11

We're set to release the team's Red/White Spring Game rosters tomorrow beginning at 10 a.m. We'll alternate between Facebook and Twitter to reveal each position group. Sign up now:

Facebook Sooners | Sooner Twitter Feed
 
SPRING GAME INFO
Oklahoma fans have just one more day to purchase $5 tickets for this Saturday's Red/White Spring Football Game. At 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, the price will increase to $10. Complete fan information:

Fan Information for 2011 Red/White Spring Game
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Five Games to Watch in the 2011 Big 12 - Orlando Sentinel
OU's Quinton Carter Looks the Part - Dallas Cowboys
Heupel Will Go With What Works Best - The Oklahoman
OU Uses Collective Approach Replacing Murray - Tulsa World
Alexander Still Trying to Reach Potential - The Oklahoman
Breaking Down the 2011 Football Schedules - Yahoo Sports
Notebook: No TV for Red-White Spring Game - Tulsa World
NFL Players in Norman Benefit Sooners - The Oklahoman
  
  Saturday, April 9

Oklahoma conducted its second scrimmage of spring practice on Saturday in Norman. View video features, photos and below:

Video  04/09 - Scrimmage No. 2 Highlights
Video  04/09 - R-Freshman OT Daryl Williams
Video  04/09 - Junior D-Tackle Casey Walker
Video  04/09 - Kickers, Punters at Scrimmage
Video  04/09 - Linebackers Pop Pads Saturday
Video  04/09 - D-Line Drills Before Scrimmage
Video  04/09 - D-Backs Fight Through Blockers
Photos  04/09 - Scrimmage Photos | on Facebook
 

 
Jake Trotter of the Oklahoman: "Frank Alexander and Ronnell Lewis have all but solidified their starting spots at defensive end. After them? Ends coach Bobby Jack Wright said junior David King has separated from the pack as the "third guy." But after that, it's wide open. Freshman Geneo Grissom has been battling an..."

Notes: OU Careful With Austin Box, DEs - The Oklahoman
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Quinton Carter Prepared for Draft Opportunity - Tulsa World
Two Questions Remain With OU Schedule - The Oklahoman
Sooners at OSU Highlights Big 12's December - USA Today
Bedlam Football May Go Primetime in Fall - Tulsa World
FSN to Begin Big 12 Spring Football Series - FS Southwest
Are Oklahoma's Road Woes in Rear View Mirror? - ESPN
Bedlam Football Moving to December - The Oklahoman
OU-OSU Moved Back to December - Norman Transcript
Bedlam Showdown Set for December 3 - Tulsa World
2011 NFL Draft Profile: Jeremy Beal - Dallas Morning News
 
  Friday, April 8

Clay Horning of the Norman Transcript: "OU's projected starters at the safety positions are sophomore and Aaron Colvin and junior Javon Harris. The Sooners' projected starters at the corner spots are sophomore Gabe Lynn and junior Demontre Hurst. The Sooners also have sophomore Tony Jefferson, a breakout star as a..."

Sooner Secondary Short on Experience - Norman Transcript
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Landry Jones: "Pretty Good" in Scrimmage - The Oklahoman
Excitement in Norman, Even Early, is Clear - ESPN
Drew Allen, Blake Bell Battle for Backup QB - The Oklahoman
Brown on Unwanted Top 10 List - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
 

 
  Thursday, April 7

The OU football team returned to the Bud Wilkinson Practice Facility Thursday afternoon for the ninth practice of the spring in Norman. It was quite possibly the best day yet in terms of weather with sunny skies, temps in the mid-80s and light winds. Complete coverage including video and photos are available via the links below:

Video  04/07 - Sophomore WR Jaz Reynolds
Video  04/07 - Full Contact with Kittle, TEs, OTs
Video  04/07 - DBs Fight Off Blocks, Find Ball
Video  04/07 - Guards, Centers Work on Pulling
Video  04/07 - RBs Full Speed Through the Chute
Photos  04/07 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 

 
Jake Trotter of the Oklahoman: "Playing on a bum wheel, Finch was still pretty special last season. In his debut, he rushed for 92 yards on 16 carries against Iowa State. He added 59 yards against Missouri and another 59 against Colorado in relief of starter DeMarco Murray. Finch's shifty style was so effective, that then..."

Running Back Roy Finch Taking It Slow - The Oklahoman
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
It's Dejuan Miller's Time and Receiver Knows It - Tulsa World
Should Texas A&M, Not OU, be the Big 12 Favorite? - ESPN
Safeties Are Key to OU's Defense - The Oklahoman
Texas A&M Better Than OU in 2011? - Dallas Morning News
Breaking Down Oklahoma's Receivers - Tulsa World
Column: Cotton Bowl Should Join BCS - The OU Daily
 
Coach Stoops on ESPN
 
  Wednesday, April 6

From the Orlando Sentinel: "Oklahoma fans were more than happy to welcome Ryan Broyles back for another season. Six hours shy of graduating, the junior wide receiver announced his decision to return to the Sooners' program rather than leave early for the NFL. One of the top receivers in the nation, Broyles had 131..."

Q&A With OU Receiver Ryan Broyles - Orlando Sentinel
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
If Big 12 Had Playoff, OU Still Comes Out on Top - ESPN
DeMarco Murray Transitioning Into Pro Life - Las Vegas Sun
Detroit Draft Prospects: DeMarco Murray - SideLion Report
Why Texas A&M Can Edge Out Favored Sooners - ESPN
Death Penalty for Fiesta Bowl on the Table - Yahoo Sports
 

 
  Tuesday, April 5

The Sooners returned to the Bud Wilkinson Practice Facility Tuesday afternoon for the eighth session of spring practice. View complete photo and video coverage by clicking the links below:
 


Video  04/05 - O-Line Gets to Second Level
Video  04/05 - LBs Work to Shed Cut Blocks
Video  04/05 - RBs Stress Leverage in Blocking
Video  04/05 - WRs Go One-on-One with DBs
Video  04/05 - O-Line, D-Line Head-to-Head
Video  04/05 - Wright, DEs React to Movement
Photos  04/05 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
  
Earlier today, we posted the following interview with sophomore LB Corey Nelson from after Saturday's scrimmage:
 

 
  Monday, April 4

Jake Trotter of the Oklahoman: "Right now, OU's starting secondary is Hurst and Lynn at cornerback, and Colvin and Javon Harris at safety. Harris is a key piece to the defensive backfield, if for no other reason, he's the only returning safety with any game experience. "He's a smart player," Martinez said. "He's picked up..."

Colvin Experiment No Longer Experimental - The Oklahoman
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Jones' Development Comforting for OU Fans - Tulsa World
McCay Showing Talent in Spring Football - The Oklahoman
Aaron Colvin, Lane Johnson, Kicking Game - Tulsa World
Stoops a Guest at Nebraska's Practice - Grand Island Independent
Beebe Encouraged by Fiesta Bowl's Response - CBS Sports
McCoy May be Answer for Texas - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
 
  Saturday, April 2

Oklahoma held its first full-speed, full-contact scrimmage of the spring Saturday. View a quick highlight reel, photo gallery and more, including interviews with sophomore DB Gabe Lynn and redshirt freshman WR Justin McCay from after the scrimmage:

Video  04/02 - Saturday Scrimmage Highlights
Video  04/02 - Sophomore DB Gabe Lynn
Video  04/02 - R-Freshman WR Justin McCay
Video  04/02 - OU Warms Up on Owen Field
Video  04/02 - Special Teamers at Scrimmage
Video  04/02 - QBs Warm Up with Light Throws
Video  04/02 - LBs Drill Work Before Scrimmage
Video  04/02 - RBs Warm Up with Coach Gundy
Photos  04/02 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 

 
  Friday, April 1

From the Lincoln Journal-Star: "The 50-year-old Stoops could have the best team in the nation as we speak. Oklahoma returns 29 players with starting experience, including seasoned quarterback Landry Jones, tough and speedy wide receiver Ryan Broyles and savvy linebacker Travis Lewis. "At the end of the day..."

Stoops Brings Wisdom to Husker Clinic - Lincoln Journal-Star
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Julian Wilson Continues Q's Charity Work - The Oklahoman
Time to Get Serious for Tony Jefferson - Tulsa World
OT Josh Aladenoye Battling to Start - The Oklahoman
BCS Softens Stance on Fiesta Bowl - FS Southwest
Taking a Deeper Look at Prospect Quinton Carter - Pats Pulpit
UFC Makes Last-Minute Push for DeMarco Murray - MMA
Sooner Receiver Ryan Broyles Bulking Up - The Oklahoman
OU Spring Football Analysis: Wide Receivers - C&C Machine
 
  Thursday, March 31

Sunny skies greeted the Sooners for their sixth session of the spring Thursday afternoon at the Bud Wilkinson Practice Facility. View complete video and photo coverage from a picture-perfect, albeit a little bit windy day in Norman:

Video  03/31 - QBs Work with WRs Thursday
Video  03/31 - Running Backs Hit the Chute
Video  03/31 - D-Ends Rapid Fire on the Sled
Video  03/31 - Coach Shipp Preaches Perfection
Video  03/31 - Wide Receivers Running Routes
Video  03/31 - DBs Stay Low in Tackling Drill
Video  03/31 - OL and DL Go Head-to-Head
Photos  03/31 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 
John Shinn of the Norman Transcript: "One of the benefits of spring practice is shifting players to new positions. Stoops indicated he is trying Lane Johnson at the spot. Johnson started his career as a tight end before moving to defensive end midway through the 2010 season. The 6-foot-6, 267-pound junior could..."

Injury Opportunity for Others to Step Up - Norman Transcript
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Pelini Invites Coach Stoops to Speak at NU Clinic - ESPN
Cotton Bowl Ripe for BCS Inclusion - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Ubben: Cotton Bowl Should Go BCS or Bust - ESPN
Covering Up Fiesta Bowl Mess With Cotton - FS Southwest
 
  Wednesday, March 30

Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World: "Coming from my high school, I wasn't used to the work ethic that they put in down here," Aladenoye said. "I got used to it real quick from messing with Schmitty (OU strength and conditioning coach Jerry Schmidt). It was hard. But I always say hard work never kills anybody. I just got..."

Sooners Look to Fill Jarvis Jones' Void - Tulsa World
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Bruce Kittle Took Path Less Traveled - Norman Transcript
Notebook: Lane Johnson, Dejuan Miller - The Oklahoman
Search Starts for OU's Next Feature Back - The OU Daily
With Beal Gone, Is It Hammer Time in Norman? - ESPN
Broyles Among 10 Receivers to Watch - Orlando Sentinel
Grading the 2010 Big 12 Season for Each Team - ESPN
BCS Opening for the Cotton Bowl? - The Oklahoman
Cotton Bowl to be in BCS? - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Party's Over for Fiesta, Now Comes Hangover - CBS Sports
 
  Tuesday, March 29

With the chilly conditions in Norman, the Sooners moved practice inside to the Everest Indoor Training Facility Tuesday. View complete practice coverage including a full contact drill with the linebackers, and OL vs. DL and WRs vs. DBs going one-on-one:

Video  03/29 - Sophomore LB Tom Wort
Video  03/29 - Linebackers Pop Pads Tuesday
Video  03/29 - Offensive Line vs. Defensive Line
Video  03/29 - WRs, DBs Go One-on-One
Video  03/29 - Sooners Move Inside Everest
Video  03/29 - Defensive Stations from Above
Photos  03/29 - Practice Photos | on Facebook
 

 
Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World: "Halfway through Oklahoma's 2010 season, Daniel Noble disappeared. The freshman defensive tackle was gaining steam. He contributed a couple of tackles to OU's victory over Texas. He entered the Sooners' next game against Iowa State late in the first quarter, ready to contribute more..."

Daniel Noble Ready to Play After Concussion - Tulsa World
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Jones, Broyles Among List of Top 25 Players - Sporting News
Breaking Down Landry Jones' Short Throws - ESPN
Spring Practice Primer: Oklahoma Sooners - CBS Sports
Chat Recap: Oklahoma RB DeMarco Murray - ESPN
Big 12 Football Games to Air on FX - The Oklahoman
DeMarco Murray Visits Detroit Lions - National Football Post
Video: Path to the Draft for Quinton Carter - Houston Texans
Detroit Lions Prospects: Jeremy Beal - SideLion Report
 
  Monday, March 28

John Shinn of the Norman Transcript: "The Oklahoma defensive tackle, who showed so much promise as a true freshman, is regaining that form as he goes through spring practice. "I've been feeling great. I really got back to feeling how I should feel and ready to play football. Its a been a relief," he said. But four months..."

DT Daniel Noble Back in Action - Norman Transcript
 

 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
OT Daryl Williams on the Spot Sooner - The Oklahoman
Injuries Rain on OU Spring Parade - Tulsa World
OU's Non-Conference Schedule Weaker? - ESPN
Quinton Carter Finds Way to Make Impact - Tulsa World
Jones Surgery, Out Six Months - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Oklahoma's O-Line Takes Significant Hit - NBC Sports
Q's Foundation Opens Educational Garden - The Oklahoman
 
  Saturday, March 26

The Oklahoma Drill highlighted Saturday morning's practice, as the Sooners were back on Owen Field for the fourth practice of the spring. High school coaches from across the country were in town for OU's annual clinic. View video and photos from Saturday's session:

Video  03/26 - Sophomore RB Brennan Clay
Video  03/26 - Oklahoma Drill Highlights No. 1
Video  03/26 - Oklahoma Drill Highlights No. 2
Video  03/26 - OU Warms Up on Owen Field
Video  03/26 - DBs Running Through Tackles
Video  03/26 - Kittle Stresses Low Pad Level
Photos  03/26 - Practice No. 4 Photo Gallery
 

 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Brennan Clay Ready to Assume Starting RB Role - Tulsa World
Sooner QB Landry Jones Pumping Up - The Oklahoman
Roy Finch Among Dark Horse Heisman Candidates - ESPN
Carter's Foundation Opens Garden - The Oklahoman
Bradford's Development, Mark Clayton - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
 
  Friday, March 25

Oklahoma worked out in full pads for the first time this spring Friday afternoon on Owen Field. View practice video and photos by clicking the links below. The Sooners return to the field Saturday morning, so come back tomorrow for more coverage.

Video  03/25 - Receivers Work on Blocking
Video  03/25 - O-Line on Pulling Technique
Video  03/25 - LB Tacklers Coming at You
Video  03/25 - DBs Drill on Shedding Blocks
Video  03/25 - Patton Coaches up the O-Line
Photos  03/23 - Practice No. 3 Photo Gallery
 

 
From the Northeast Georgian: "Having grown up in a state where college football is king, Franklin understands how passionately fans take the game. He says the folks in Oklahoma are cut from the same vein. "OU fans are crazy," said Franklin. "They are awesome. It's the whole football culture. It's the same out there as..."

Franklin, Sooners Open Spring Drills - Northeast Georgian
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
NFL Sooners Working Out Together - Fredericksburg Star
Top Sooners in NFL Draft Since 1975 - FS Southwest
OU Quarterback Landry Jones Pumping Up - The Oklahoman
Projecting Where Murray, Carter Beal Go in Draft - ESPN
McDaniels Bradford's QB Coach With Rams - The Oklahoman
 
  Thursday, March 24

From Sports Illustrated: "It's crazy," Wort said. "I have to pinch myself every day. That first game against Utah State, running out in front of 86,000 people ... for a kid from Crawley, that was a real eye-opener. The Sooner fans are crazy. They're fantastic. They're like a soccer crowd back home, very passionate. If we lose a game..."

Tom Wort a Stranger in His Homeland - Sports Illustrated
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
OU Believes Colvin Can make Transition - Norman Transcript
Coming Attractions: OU's Jamarkus McFarland - Yahoo Sports
Coaches Impressed With Colvin's Progress - The Oklahoman
Spring Football Underway in Norman - The OU Daily
Wegher Leaves Sooners, Austin Box, Miller - The Oklahoman
Iowa Transfer Wegher No Longer With Sooners - NBC Sports
Ex-Hawk Wegher Ghost-Like Existence - Des Moines Register
Former Iowa RB Wegher Out at Oklahoma - Sioux City Journal
 

 
  Wednesday, March 23

View video coverage and a photo gallery from Oklahoma's second practice of the spring Wednesday afternoon in Norman:

Video  03/23 - Wright, DEs at Practice No. 2
Video  03/23 - LBs at Defensive Station No. 1
Video  03/23 - LBs at Defensive Station No. 2
Video  03/23 - LBs at Defensive Station No. 3
Video  03/23 - LBs at Defensive Station No. 4
Video  03/23 - D-Tackles With Coach Shipp
Video  03/23 - D-Tackles With Coach Wright
Video  03/23 - D-Tackles With Coach Venables
Video  03/23 - D-Tackles With Coach Martinez
Photos  03/23 - Practice No. 2 Photo Gallery
 

 
Tom Dienhart of Yahoo Sports: "With his team seemingly a certainty to be ranked No. 1 in the preseason polls, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops still is doing something he never has done before. For the first time in his 13-season tenure as Sooners coach, Stoops will have co-offensive coordinators. The departure of..."

Heupel. Norvell Excited About Shared Role - Yahoo Sports
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Spring Football Questions for Oklahoma - FS Southwest
Trotter: Coaches Trust DB Aaron Colvin - The Oklahoman
Video: OU Running Back DeMarco Murray - ESPN
Oklahoma Offense Remains Loaded - National Football Post
Smooth Transition: New OC Tweaks Little - Muskogee Phoenix
 
  Tuesday, March 22

Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: "Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops said Monday he is "very optimistic" about the potential for immediate impact from running back Brandon Williams, a five-star signee who enrolled in January so he could be part of the Sooners' spring drills. Williams, who rushed for..."

OU Expects Big Things From Williams - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Sooner Secondary Has Local Flavor - Tulsa World
Tramel: Stoops Likes Sooners' Work Ethic - The Oklahoman
Opening Spring Practice: Oklahoma Sooners - ESPN
OU Abuzz About Freshman Brandon Williams - The Oklahoman
Heupel-Led Offense Hits the Field for Spring - Norman Transcript
Sooners Get Finch, Lewis Back for Spring Practice - ESPN
Stoops Expects to Have "Really Good Team" - Tulsa World
Sophomore Safety Kevin Brent to Transfer - The Oklahoman
Stoops: Freshman Back Can Run - Dallas Morning News
Sooners Heal Some Injuries for Spring - Norman Transcript
Florida State Looking Forward to OU Game - The Oklahoman
Down on Twitter, High on Williams - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A Look Inside Big 12 School's Finances - ESPN
RB Roy Finch Expected to Go for Sooners - NBC Sports
Tramel: Stoops to Implement Twitter Policy? - The Oklahoman
Sooners Starting Spring Football a Little Late - FS Southwest
 
  Monday, March 21

Oklahoma opened spring practice Monday afternoon with a workout in helmets and shorts at the Bud Wilkinson Practice Facility in Norman. View practice video, photos and interviews with senior OT Donald Stephenson and sophomore DB Aaron Colvin:
 


Video  03/21 - Senior OL Donald Stephenson
Video  03/21 - Sophomore DB Aaron Colvin
Video  03/21 - Sooners Open Spring Practice
Video  03/21 - Schmidt Gets Team Warmed Up
Video  03/21 - Running Backs Hit the Chute
Video  03/21 - Coach Kittle's First Practice
Video  03/21 - D-Tackles Explode Off the Ball
Photos  03/21 - Practice No. 1 Photo Gallery
 
SPRING GUIDE, ROSTER RELEASED
The OU Athletics Department released the official Spring Guide and an updated printable roster as spring football begins today:

2011 OU Football Spring Guide | Printable Roster (PDF)
 
STOOPS PRESS CONFERENCE
Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops previewed spring practice and fielded questions from the media to kick off spring practice:
 

 
SPRING GAME EXPERIENCE
Want the ultimate experience for OU's annual Spring Game? One lucky fan and a guest will have the opportunity to watch from the sidelines, receive a behind-the-scenes tour of the locker room, and meet Coach Stoops, the football staff and members of the team.

2011 Spring Game Auction Experience | OU Online Auction
 
John Hoover of the Tulsa World: "And so, on Monday, it begins for OU. Bob Stoops kicks things off with an afternoon press conference, and then the Sooners hit the field for the first of 15 practices. Things peak on April 16 with the Red/White Game. OU has questions to answer this spring. Some even have to do with football..."

Sooners Have Questions to Answer in Spring - Tulsa World
 
OU FOOTBALL HEADLINES
Expectations High for Sooners as Practice Starts - The Oklahoman
Five Sooners to Watch in Spring Football - The Oklahoman
Golloway: College Football Fakes It - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Trotter: First Look at OU Football Team - The Oklahoman
Florida State Goes from Hunter to Hunted - Yahoo Sports
 
  Daily Coverage

SoonerSports.com provides exclusive, daily spring practice coverage direct from Norman. Coverage begins with the first practice on Monday, March 21. Oklahoma's 2011 spring game is slated for Saturday, April 16. View complete info here.