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  1. Trevone Boykin, Samaje Perine give Big 12 Heisman heavyweights fo...

    Jake Trotter

    Not long ago, the Heisman Trophy ran through Big 12 country. From 1998 to 2011, the Big 12 produced five Heisman winners in Ricky Williams, Eric Crouch, Jason White, Sam Bradford and Robert Griffin III. Others, like Josh Heupel, Adrian Peterson an...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  2. Adrian Peterson backs pay for play

    Jake Trotter

    As the debate about whether the NCAA should pay college athletes continues, Minnesota Vikings and former Oklahoma star running back Adrian Peterson weighed in strongly on the issue Wednesday. "Johnny Manziel made Texas A&M so much money," he s...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  3. Our Big 12 Mount Rushmore

    Jake Trotter

    LeBron James controversially put, of all things, Mount Rushmore in the news last week by suggesting he would be etched in stone one day among the four best in NBA history. The James story set off a firestorm of other sports-related Rushmores. NFL ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  4. Four from Big 12 on national all-BCS team

    Jake Trotter

    With the BCS era ending, we released the Big 12 all-BCS-era team this morning. ESPN.com also put together a national all-BCS-era team, and four Big 12 alums made that illustrious squad: RB: Adrian Peterson, Oklahoma (2004-06) -- Nicknamed "A.D." ...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  5. Big 12 all-BCS-era team

    Jake Trotter

    After 16 years, the BCS era is finally over. Next season, college football will have a playoff instead. With the BCS done, we've come up with our Big 12 all-BCS era team (1998-2013) below: Offense QB: Vince Young, Texas (2003-05) -- Young le...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  6. Catching up with ex-OU WR Malcolm Kelly

    Jake Trotter

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Malcolm Kelly finished his college career as one of the most prolific receivers in Oklahoma history. But after hauling in 21 touchdown catches and 144 receptions during a sparkling three seasons in Norman, Kelly's relationship with t...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  7. Tight ends key to Sooners in 2013

    Jake Trotter

    NORMAN, Okla. -- In Bob Stoops' first season in 1999, Oklahoma spread everyone out and threw it around. In 2004, the Sooners put Jason White under center and handed off to Adrian Peterson. As Stoops pointed out last week, the Sooners have often...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  8. Top 10 Bedlam moments of Stoops era

    Jake Trotter

    Despite last season's loss, the Bob Stoops era has featured many memorable games and moments against Oklahoma State. SoonerNation ranks the Top 10 Bedlam moments in the Stoops era for the Sooners: 1. Mike asks Les if he wants more The week of B...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  9. Ranking OU's current NFL players

    Jake Trotter

    In the Stoops era, 59 Sooners have been drafted. Some of those have even turned into stars. SoonerNation ranks the top 10 NFL Sooners at the moment: 1. RB Adrian Peterson (Vikings): Peterson has made a stunning return from December knee surgery, a...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  10. Can Oklahoma Sooners contend for national championships in future...

    Jake Trotter

    After a fourth consecutive season without seriously contending for a national title past October, it's time to ask this question -- can OU contend for national titles going forward the way the team's currently constructed?

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2012
  11. Ranking Oklahoma's top receiving corps

    Jake Trotter

    NORMAN, Okla. -- With the addition of Fresno State transfer Jalen Saunders last week, a strong Oklahoma receiving corps just got stronger. But it remains to be seen if this group finishes as one of the best in school history. SoonerNation ran...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  12. Barry Switzer talks Red River Rivalry

    Jake Trotter

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer, who went 9-5-2 against the Longhorns, reminisces with SoonerNation about his Red River Rivalry tenure, and gives his thoughts on this weekend's OU-Texas game: SoonerNation: Your most memorable ...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  13. Damien Williams of Oklahoma producing big plays as backup to Domi...

    Jake Trotter

    Oklahoma running back Damien Williams is producing like a starter, despite getting backup reps behind Dominique Whaley. Might Williams be the starter soon?

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2012
  14. Stoops: Season finale at TCU a challenge

    Jake Trotter

    The Sooners are seven years removed from their shocking season-opening loss to TCU in Norman. OU was ranked in the top 10 and featured tailback Adrian Peterson. But TCU's defense shut down Peterson and the Sooners and held on for the 17-10 win. The H...

    Blog | July 29, 2012
  15. Ask Jake: 2004 Sooners vs. 2008 Sooners

    Jake Trotter

    Jason in Oklahoma City writes: Excluding the 2000 team that won the title, I would think that the 2004 team and the 2008 team were probably the best teams in the stoops era. So if you had Sam Bradford, Jermaine Gresham, DeMarco Murray, Chris Brown, G...

    Blog | May 15, 2012