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  1. Oklahoma emerges from under the radar with win over Notre Dame

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Sooners, who started the season outside the top 10, have the looks of a contender.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2013
  2. Oklahoma Sooners' defining stretch begins this week vs. Kansas St...

    Jake Trotter

    When Oklahoma's new Big 12 schedule first came out, most everyone pointed to a rigid November stretch. But in reality, the three-game stretch that will determine whether the Sooners are contenders or pretenders begins this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  3. Midseason report: Oklahoma

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma Sooners Record: 5-0 (2-0 Big 12) Oklahoma entered 2011 as national title contenders and the prohibitive favorite for the crown. So far, the Sooners have been as advertised, even if their ranking has suffered. Tougher early schedules an...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  4. College football -- Dashing though a scoring frenzy and crazy com...

    Pat Forde

    Sooners and Seminoles are clashing. Bulldogs backers are coach-bashing. War Eagles are crashing. Time to get Dashing.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  5. College football 2011 preview -- Oklahoma Sooners embracing role ...

    Mark Schlabach

    Oklahoma Sooners coach Bob Stoops isn't shying away from high expecations, believing this year's team has a great chemistry and attitude.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  6. Vince Young of Tennessee Titans, Ndamukong Suh of Detroit Lions l...

    Former Texas quarterback Vince Young, former Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops are the top honorees on The Associated Press' all-time, all-Big 12 team.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2010
  7. Oklahoma Sooners remain undefeated, but many questions linger

    Mark Schlabach

    The Sooners just keep on winning, even if their 5-0 start has been marked by sloppy play and is far from perfect.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  8. Top 20 Heisman Trophy contenders for 2010

    Ivan Maisel

    The past three Heisman Trophy winners have been sophomores. Will the trend continue? Take a look at the top 20 candidates to claim the stiff-arm statue in 2010.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2010
  9. Saturday full of heavyweight matchups and contenders on the rise

    The SEC and Big Ten are the main attractions, but there's even more to watch this weekend.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 08, 2009
  10. BYU Cougars take Sam Bradford and the Oklahoma Sooners down and o...

    Pat Forde

    After sending Sam Bradford and Oklahoma down and out, BYU joins the leading contenders to crash the BCS party.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2009
  11. Brad Edwards: Breaking down the BCS contenders' schedules

    Brad Edwards

    Schedules play a big role in deciding which team plays for the national title. Brad Edwards breaks down the schedules for this season's BCS contenders.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2009
  12. Mark Schlabach: Breaking down the latest Top 25's bowl chances

    Mark Schlabach

    The revised Top 25 is out, but which teams are the legit contenders for BCS bowl games?

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2009
  13. Mark Schlabach: Oklahoma Sooners, Missouri Tigers take different ...

    Mark Schlabach

    Oklahoma and Missouri were expected to battle for the Big 12 championship this season, but the Sooners and Tigers took different paths to Kansas City, writes Mark Schlabach.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2008
  14. Top 5 spots in BCS standings remain the same

    All the top teams took care of their business and the BCS standings were unchanged at the top Sunday, with Alabama and Texas Tech holding the top two spots and Florida, Texas and Oklahoma poised to move up.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2008
  15. Ivan Maisel: November brings high anxiety for BCS contenders

    Ivan Maisel

    Two months to the day before the BCS National Championship Game, the race to Miami became crystal clear for Alabama and Texas Tech. Then again, it's still November.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2008
  16. Big 12 a big winner during BCS era

    Tim Griffin

    After early growing pains, the Big 12 is a BCS power conference. Tim Griffin looks at the conference's best teams, players, games and moments.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2008