Oklahoma's 2008 class was supposed to be one of the best in Sooners history. But besides Landry Jones, many of the highly touted Oklahoma signees did not deliver.
After a rough end to 2012, Oklahoma will find itself with an inexperienced defense in 2013, especially at the all-important safety position.
Texas A&M became the latest team to have its way with the Oklahoma defense, rolling up nearly 600 yards of offense in a 41-13 Cotton Bowl blowout.
The hiring of Mike Stoops was supposed to be the tonic to prevent defensive meltdowns. But the last three games have seen the Sooners' D shredded and raised concerns about the future.
In the most lopsided in-state "rivalry" in college football, OU enters this weekend's showdown against the Cowboys with an 82-17-7 advantage. Yet the way OSU has been playing, such a gaudy winning percentage seems unsustainable.
OU could do little to stop West Virginia's running game, but still won. To have hopes of beating Oklahoma State and its two-headed rushing attack, the Sooners will have to find some quick fixes.
Oklahoma hasn't played in Ames, Iowa, in five years, but to beat the Cyclones this season, the Sooners will need to be focused for four quarters.
After two seasons of mediocrity, the Sooners are back to playing championship-caliber defense. The Oklahoma way. The Mike Stoops way, too.
Freshman middle linebacker Frank Shannon turned heads for the Sooners against Texas Tech, but Mike Stoops says Tom Wort is still the starter.
Bob Stoops insists there's nothing spooky about playing in Lubbock, Texas. Concerning Oklahoma, the evidence suggests otherwise. The Sooners haven't beaten Texas Tech in Lubbock since 2003.
The win last week at UTEP was anything but an affirmation of the Sooners' promising season, but Bob Stoops and his players realize that they can't hang the season's outcome on that first game.
After two straight ho-hum defensive seasons under former coordinator Brent Venables, Mike Stoops returns to Norman to give the Sooners their defensive edge back.
Like Frank Alexander last season, R.J. Washington hopes to cap his Sooners career with a breakout season worthy of the hype that accompanied his recruitment.
Bob Stoops has compared his 2012 recruiting class to the 2010 class in which 13 played as true freshmen. We rank the 2012 Oklahoma Sooners class from least likely to most likely redshirt.
Jake Trotter breaks down the Sooners' defensive depth chart for the 2012 season after spring football practice has ended.
Based on buzz coming out of Oklahoma's spring camp, it's not unfathomable to believe the defensive backs will rebound to emerge as the strength of the defense in 2012.