In the Sooners' losses to Kansas State and Notre Dame, OU scored touchdowns on just three of nine red zone possessions (33.3 percent). In its five wins, it scored touchdowns on 23 of 28 red zone possessions (82.1 percent).
Oklahoma's defensive linemen heard all the naysayers. So it was gratifying to shut them up in a dominating performance against Texas.
Jamarkus McFarland was the subject of one of the most bitter Oklahoma-Texas recruiting battles in recent memory. Four years later, he wants to leave the rivalry on top.
Texas Tech QB Seth Doege torched OU last season. This year, Julian Wilson and the Sooners secondary feel they're better prepared.
New Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops was encouraged by his unit's play in the Red-White spring football game, but stressed that there is still a ways to go.
Replacing graduated cornerback Jamell Fleming could be one of the keys to the Sooners' defensive success this fall. Who has the edge to fill his spot?
The ability of one play to alter the outcome of a game was never more apparent than during OU's 44-10 loss to the Cowboys on Saturday night.
Oklahoma's defensive backs gave up 452 passing yards to Texas Tech's Seth Doege