After half-a-dozen appeals, the NCAA finally -- and suddenly -- granted Fresno State transfer Jalen Saunders eligibility to play this season, giving the Sooners another dynamic receiving option just in time for the Red River Rivalry.
It might be difficult to remember now, but there was a reason why Landry Jones was a Heisman favorite last August. Coming off his 2010 season, many expected him to thrive. Instead, he has struggled since losing Ryan Broyles in late 2011.
This was not supposed to be the same Oklahoma Sooners offense that fell apart without Ryan Broyles late in 2011. Turned out, the Sooners still have a ways to go, as evidenced by the poor showing against UTEP.
Four Oklahoma football players, including receivers Jaz Reynolds, Trey Franks and Kameel Jackson, have been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops announced Wednesday night.
Showing the rest of us why coaches and teammates have been raving about him all spring, receiver Trey Metoyer dazzled the crowd of more than 10,000 that braved the potentially inclement weather at Owen Field to catch a glimpse of the 2012 Sooners.
It doesn't seem all that long ago that Blake Bell was turning the Iowa defense into swiss cheese, Belldozer style. But today, the Sooners will turn the page on the 2011 season in earnest with the start of spring drills.