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  1. Could R.J. Washington of Oklahoma Sooners have a breakout year?

    Jake Trotter

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  2. Don't expect much 'Endy' package in 2012

    Jake Trotter

    One of Oklahoma's most effective defensive schemes in 2011 was the "Endy" package, which placed four defensive ends on the line simultaneously in obvious passing situations. With Frank Alexander and David King coming up the middle and Ronnell Lewi...

    Blog | August 26, 2012
  3. Stoops: D-Line better than people think

    Jake Trotter

    The Sooners face a tall task in replacing ends Frank Alexander and Ronnell Lewis -- their two best defensive linemen from last season. But during OU media day Saturday, Bob Stoops said he feels good about the unit. "I really believe our front lin...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  4. Bob Stoops confident in defensive ends

    Jake Trotter

    In 2011, the Sooners defense leaned on one of the better defensive end combos in school history: Frank Alexander and Ronnell Lewis. The two combined for 14 sacks. Alexander earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honors, and Lewis became a fourth-...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  5. Q&A: Merv Johnson on Aikman, OU in 2012

    Jake Trotter

    Monday, Merv Johnson discussed his time as an assistant at Notre Dame. In the final half of his Q&A, OU's director of football operations and color analyst for the Sooner Radio Network spoke with SoonerNation about his role in getting Troy Aikman to ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  6. Where OU draftees ranked in high school

    Jake Trotter

    This weekend won't resemble Oklahoma's NFL draft class of 2010, when Sam Bradford, Gerald McCoy, Trent Williams and Jermaine Gresham all went in the first round. That said, several Sooners with pro aspirations leave Norman with higher ESPN NFL dr...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  7. R.J. Washington of Oklahoma Sooners primed for stellar senior sea...

    Jake Trotter

    Defensive end R.J. Washington was one of the top recruits in the country in 2008. After a few disappointing seasons, he's finally ready to have a breakout year -- as a senior.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  8. Alexander 'grateful' to work out for scouts

    Jake Trotter

    For years, Frank Alexander has dreamed of playing in the NFL. Those dreams were in jeopardy at the combine. Alexander was not allowed to take part in the on-field part of the combine due to a previously undiagnosed heart condition. Alexander apparent...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  9. Loss impact: Linebacker Travis Lewis

    Jake Trotter

    "Loss Impact" analyzes each outgoing starter or rotation player to assess how much his departure will impact Oklahoma next season. Travis Lewis was never 100 percent last season. A broken big toe suffered of the first day of full pads hampered him...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  10. Spring position preview: Cornerback

    Jake Trotter

    Good cornerback play can make or break a defense. That's why new defensive coordinator Mike Stoops made signing Gary Simon and Zack Sanchez the No. 1 priority after Kevin Peterson and De'Vante Harris de-committed. "I think you have to have lockdo...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  11. Chat leftovers: Evaluating the line play

    Jake Trotter

    SoonerNation writer Jake Trotter chatted with readers Monday. Here's the full transcript. If you didn't get your question answered, send it to Jake's mailbag to be published on Friday. Here are a few highlights from the chat: Courtney (Little Win...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  12. Trotter's Mailbag: Talent not on decline

    Jake Trotter

    Jake Trotter answers readers' questions about Oklahoma football in his mailbag every Friday. Got a question for Jake? Submit it here. Robert in West Columbia, Texas, writes: It seems OU has fallen off in the talent on the defensive side of the bal...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  13. Report Card: Oklahoma 31, Iowa 14

    Jake Trotter

    Jake Trotter grades Oklahoma's performance against Iowa after a 31-14 win in the Insight Bowl: Quarterbacks: A- What a sensational finish for freshman Blake Bell. OU's reserve quarterback scored three touchdowns out of the Belldozer package, incl...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  14. Position Analysis: Defensive Line

    Jake Trotter

    The Sooners have possessed multiple lethal defensive end combinations in the Bob Stoops era, but none more disruptive than Frank Alexander and Ronnell Lewis were as a tandem this season. Alexander earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honors ...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  15. Report Card: Okla. State 44, Oklahoma 10

    Jake Trotter

    With the Big 12 title on the line, the Sooners were blown out by Oklahoma State Saturday, 44-10. Jake Trotter grades Oklahoma's performance and it's not pretty. Quarterbacks: D- After getting popped early and often with the blitz, Landry Jones se...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  16. Trotter's Mailbag: Disappointing season?

    Jake Trotter

    Jake Trotter answers readers' questions about Oklahoma football in his mailbag every Friday. Got a question for Jake? Submit it here. Richard in Mesa, Ariz., writes: Do you feel it might be time for Stoops to stop all the nonsense in regards to me...

    Blog | December 02, 2011