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  1. Take Two: Most compelling RB derby?

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    It's Take Two Tuesday, when we give our opinions on a topic related to the Big 12. Today's topic: Which is the Big 12's most compelling running back competition? Take 1: Brandon Chatmon -- Oklahoma It will be fun to watch the battle to get t...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. Take Two: Best team left out of BCS playoff

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    It's Take Two Tuesday, when we give our opinions on a topic related to the Big 12. Today's topic: Which was the best team left out of the Big 12 BCS-era 16-team playoff bracket? Take 1: Brandon Chatmon -- 2003 Kansas State Wildcats Several t...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  3. Take Two: Most impressive spring defender

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    This week's "Take Two" topic: Which Big 12 defensive player impressed you the most this spring? Take 1: Brandon Chatmon -- TCU DE Devonte Fields Fields is back. Watch out Big 12. The TCU defensive end is one of the league's top defenders wh...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  4. Take Two: Best running back in 2014?

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    On Tuesdays this offseason, the Big 12 reporting crew will give their takes on burning questions facing the league. We'll leave up to you to decide who is right. Today's Take Two topic: The Big 12 loses its top five rushers from last season. So wh...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  5. Practice report: OU shuffles line

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Through four games, the depth of Oklahoma's interior offensive line has taken a substantial hit. Reserve guard Nila Kasitati became the latest injury casualty, tearing his ACL last weekend at Texas Tech. The Sooners had previously lo...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  6. Practice report: DT McFarland practices

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    Defensive tackle Jamarkus McFarland was back on the practice field Monday, despite sitting out most of Saturday's game at Texas Tech with a bruise to his quad. "He put a hat on it," McFarland said. "Right above the knee. Nothing but bruises on the...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  7. Practice report: Defense 'out-executed' late

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    After Monday's practice, defensive coordinator Mike Stoops said he was mostly pleased with how the defense performed in the loss to Kansas State. "For three quarters we did exactly what we wanted to do," he said. "If you can hold them to three poi...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  8. Practice report: S Tony Jefferson practices

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    Oklahoma free safety Tony Jefferson took every snap of Monday's practice and is expected to play Saturday against Kansas State, head coach Bob Stoops said. "No more questions about Tony, OK?" Stoops said. Jefferson suffered a sprained ankle on ...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  9. Practice report: OL seeks improvement

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma has rushed for 554 yards and nine touchdowns in the Sooners first two games. Yet, centers/guards coach James Patton thinks his squad has a ways to go. "We have to get better," Patton said. "We did some good things the ...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  10. Practice report: David King returns to DE

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    As expected, the Sooners welcomed back defensive tackle Casey Walker to practice on Monday. Walker had left the team for two weeks because of a personal issue and did not suit up in either of OU's first two games. "He wasn't as winded as he though...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  11. Practice report: WRs 'need to make plays'

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    In their first game as a unit, Oklahoma's wide receivers had their ups. But also plenty of downs. Penn State transfer Justin Brown was the only receiver to grade out in the 90s with a 90 out of 100. Kenny Stills was second with an 84. Position coach ...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  12. Practice report: Linebackers grade out well

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    In his first game back as coordinator of the Oklahoma defense, Mike Stoops was pleased with the overall performance. Despite giving up 177 yards on the ground to tailback Nathan Jeffery, the Sooners kept UTEP out of the end zone. "We had consisten...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  13. Practice report: New RB can move the pile

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    Finding ways to take advantage of the explosiveness of Roy Finch is a priority for Oklahoma heading into the Sooners season opener against UTEP at 9:30 p.m. CT at Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas. The junior running back has been working at slot...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  14. Practice report: Freshmen DEs will play

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    It's been a surprise to see Oklahoma freshman defensive ends Charles Tapper and Mike Onuoha play themselves out of redshirt seasons. That doesn't mean they're become difference-makers quite yet. "The more they play, the better they're going to ...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  15. Practice report: Blake Bell earns No. 2 job

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma's quarterback of the future is also now its No. 2 quarterback. After Tuesday's practice, Bob Stoops announced that he has named Blake Bell the No. 2 quarterback ahead of Drew Allen. "Drew has done a real good job and made...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  16. Practice report: OU names team captains

    Jake Trotter and Brandon Chatmon

    Bob Stoops named his five captains for this season, as voted on by the players. The offensive captains are Landry Jones and Gabe Ikard; David King is the defensive captain; and Tress Way is the special teams captain. Fullback Trey Millard, who also g...

    Blog | August 20, 2012