Ben Habern
Senior C | 6-3, 286

Senior center Ben Habern leads a veteran Sooner offensive line with 30 career starts. Six players with a total of 102 career starts return and one could make an argument that the interior of the offensive line is among the nation's best.

No. 61 Ben Habern Bio
Twitter: @BenHabern
Demontre Hurst
Senior CB | 5-10, 183

Senior cornerback Demontre Hurst returns after earning All-Big 12 honors last season and is now the most experienced player on the defense with 27 career starts.

No. 6 Demontre Hurst Bio
Twitter: @TreHurst6
Landry Jones
Senior QB | 6-4, 218

No quarterback in Oklahoma history has started more games than Landry Jones. Now the senior will attempt to capture the most wins in OU history and his past exploits show he has a great chance to do just that.

No. 12 Landry Jones Bio
Twitter: @LandryJones12
  Live Video

Watch live streams of the Big 12 press conferences from Dallas:

Monday, July 23
09:00 - Big 12 Commissioner
10:00 - TCU Horned Frogs
10:30 - Oklahoma Sooners
11:00 - Iowa State Cyclones
11:30 - Kansas State Wildcats
12:00 - Texas Tech Raiders

Tuesday, July 24
09:00 - Big 12 Head Official
10:00 - WVU Mountaineers
10:30 - Texas Longhorns
11:00 - Okla. State Cowboys
11:30 - Kansas Jayhawks
12:00 - Baylor Bears
  2012 Schedule

OU opens the season on the road in El Paso against UTEP.

 09/01  at UTEP
 09/08  vs. Florida A&M
 09/22  vs. Kansas State
 10/06  at Texas Tech
 10/13  vs. Texas (Dallas)
 10/20  vs. Kansas
 10/27  vs. Notre Dame
 11/03  at Iowa State
 11/10  vs. Baylor
 11/17  at West Virginia
 11/24  vs. Oklahoma State
 12/01  at TCU

  2012 Big 12 Media Day

3:16 p.m. - That's a wrap in Dallas as the Sooners finish their tour of 2012 Big 12 Conference Football Media Days. A long day but thanks to Demontre, Landry and Ben for representing the program. OU always comes with class. See you back in Norman.


12:09 p.m. -
Coach Stoops spoke with the assembled media on the main stage at Big 12 Media Days. View a complete transcript of Coach Stoops' comments provided by the conference plus full quotes from Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby and the other four head coaches from Monday's media session:

Transcript of Coach Stoops' Comments (PDF)
Bob Bowlsby | Coach Patterson | Rhoads | Snyder | Tuberville

11:48 a.m. - Coach Stoops and the Sooners are rolling through their media sessions with print, radio and TV. We have plenty of video to post but it will take us some time to process. Watch for it a little later. For now, we continue to post photos on OU's Facebook page and update the Twitter feed. Stay tuned...


9:49 a.m. - In one of the lighter moments of Big 12 Football Media Days, the Sooners shared their break room with the Baylor Bear mascot. A dare ensued (watch video):

9:12 a.m. - The Sooners began their morning with individual interviews with national TV outlets. Many of the segments will air as previews or features in OU games throughout the season. Here, Ben Habern deftly answers a series of seemingly unrelated questions at rapid fire:

8:49 a.m. - Coach Stoops and the Sooner players have arrived at the Westin in Dallas. We'll be out documenting their experience this morning and will update during breaks in their schedule:

8:34 a.m. - Check out the experience from the players' point of view. Ben Habern, Demontre Hurst and Landry Jones all have active Twitter accounts (linked to right). Hurst is already updating as the Sooners arrive at the airport in Dallas:

8:23 a.m. - The media, coaches and players are arriving at the Westin Hotel here in Dallas as 2012 Big 12 Football Media Days get rolling. View our live Facebook photo gallery throughout the day for the latest images of the Sooners. Here's a shot of the OU media guides out and ready Monday morning:

7:29 a.m. - Getting word that the Sooners have departed Norman on their short flight down to Dallas. Use #OUBig12 for the latest updates on Twitter from OU Athletics Digital and Communications staff.
7:24 a.m. - Get up to speed with Monday morning's headlines on the Sooners here just prior to OU's arrival at Big 12 Media Day:

Sooners Should be Stout, Questions Remain - The Oklahoman
And So It Begins With Landry Jones - Tulsa World
Can Oklahoma be on Top Again? - Yahoo Sports
Five Big Questions for Sooner Football - Norman Transcript
Brains Reign in the Big 12 - Tulsa World
Big 12 Must Let Bob Bowlsby Lead - The Oklahoman
TCU, WVU Better for Big 12? - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Big 12 Football Questions and Answers - Tulsa World
Ten Questions About Big 12 Football - The Oklahoman
Big 12 Grind Will Test TCU, West Virginia - Tulsa World
Bold Predictions on the 2012 Big 12 Season - The Oklahoman
A Few Arguments With Big 12 Predictions - Tulsa World
A Year Later, Big 12 on Solid Ground - Tulsa World
Dusty Dvoracek, Teddy Lehman in a Rush - The Oklahoman
Here's a quick look at the calm before the storm with photos from the site of 2012 Big 12 Football Media Days in Dallas.

Our coverage of the Sooners at 2012 Big 12 Conference Football Media Days will begin bright and early Monday morning live from Dallas. Coach Stoops, Ben Habern, Demontre Hurst and Landry Jones will face a full day of events as detailed below by the Big 12:
Oklahoma Schedule
9:30-10:30 a.m. - National TV
10:30-10:50 a.m. - Print Media
10:50-11:00 a.m. -
10:50-11:10 a.m. - Player PSA
11:00-11:40 a.m. - Radio
11:40-12:40 p.m. - National TV
12:40-1:10 p.m. Coach PSA
1:15-1:55 p.m. - Television
2:00-2:30 p.m. - Players Breakout Session, Coach Live Radio
2:30-3:00 p.m. - Coach Breakout Session, Players Live Radio
  Follow Live

The Oklahoma Sooners will be represented by Head Coach Bob Stoops, senior center Ben Habern, senior corner Demontre Hurst and senior quarterback Landry Jones at Big 12 Media Days in Dallas. OU's appearance is scheduled for Monday, July 23.
Live Twitter Updates (use #OUBig12)
Live Facebook Photo Gallery
Live Streaming Video (10:30 a.m. Central)
Official Big 12 Conference Media Days Central
OU is encourages fans and media to use #OUBig12 on Twitter to engage in specific conversation on the Sooners throughout the day.
 2012 OU Football Guide (12 Mb PDF)

View the official source of information for 2012 football at the University of Oklahoma. The guide contains official rosters, updated bios and stats plus complete history on Sooner football.