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Bartlesville Family Makes Historic Donation to Oklahoma Athletics

The Kimrey family has pledged the single largest donation to Sooner athletics in the history of the program and will support football and baseball.

John E. Hoover
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Bartlesville Family Makes Historic Donation to Oklahoma Athletics

The Kimrey family has pledged the single largest donation to Sooner athletics in the history of the program and will support football and baseball.

John E. Hoover
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Oklahoma defensive coordinator Zac Alley walks on the field before a University of Oklahoma (OU) Sooners spring football game at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Saturday, April 20, 2024.
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Oklahoma's Defense 'Confident' in Further Growth Under New DC Zac Alley

Both Danny Stutsman and Billy Bowman touted OU's defensive improvements at SEC Media Days.

Ryan Chapman
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Oklahoma defensive end Adepoju "P.J." Adebawore (34)
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Why Oklahoma Teammates Call P.J. Adebawore a 'Freak of Nature'

Sooners coach Brent Venables reported last week that the sophomore defensive end has gotten even bigger, and linebacker Danny Stutsman called him a "generational athlete."

John E. Hoover
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Apr 20, 2024; Norman, OK, USA;  Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Jackson Arnold (11) throws a touchdown pass during the Oklahoma Sooners spring game at Gaylord Family OK Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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How Oklahoma QB Jackson Arnold Honed the Mental Side of His Game This Offseason

Ahead of his first season as Oklahoma's starting quarterback, Jackson Arnold was focused on taking a larger leadership role with the offense.

Ryan Chapman
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Brent Venables and 2025 OL Andrew Babalola
Sooners Recruiting

Sunday Offering: Oklahoma Lands 4-star DL in 2025, Still in the Mix for 5-star OL

The Sooners have had a successful week on the recruiting trail, landing a talented defensive lineman and remaining in contention for multiple 2026 prospects.

Randall Sweet
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2025 DL Floyd Boucard
Sooners Recruiting

Oklahoma Beats Out USC and Miami to Land 4-star DL Floyd Boucard

The Sooners added to their 2025 recruiting class on Saturday, continuing to bolster what was already one of the top classes in the nation.

Randall Sweet
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Oklahoma coach Brent Venables and the Golden Hat Trophy
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Why National Media is Confident Oklahoma Will 'Figure It Out In the SEC'

Some media and fans follow the misconception of a "massive gap" in talent between the Sooners and Texas and wonders if OU is SEC-ready, but one writer asks, "Is the SEC ready for them?"

John E. Hoover
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Jul 16, 2024; Dallas, TX, USA; Oklahoma quarterback Jackson Arnold speaking at Omni Dallas Hotel. Mandatory Credit: Brett Patzke-USA TODAY Sports
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Why Jeff Lebby Believes Oklahoma QB Jackson Arnold Will Play at a 'Really High Level' in 2024

Oklahoma's former offensive coordinator Jeff Lebby backed the new OU quarterback to put up big numbers for the Sooners at SEC Media Days.

Ryan Chapman
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Jul 16, 2024; Dallas, TX, USA; Oklahoma head coach Brent Venables speaking at Omni Dallas Hotel
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SEC Media Days Quotebook: SEC Players, Coaches Discuss Oklahoma Joining the League

The Sooners were a frequent topic of conversation at SEC Media Days this week, with a number of players and coaches from different schools talking about one of the conference's newcomers.

Randall Sweet
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Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Jackson Arnold

SEC Media Projects Oklahoma to Finish Eighth

During media days this week, the league's media cast their preseason ballots, and apparently think the Sooners could struggle against one of this year's toughest schedules.

John E. Hoover
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Oklahoma linebacker Danny Stutsman
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Oklahoma Players Land on Preseason All-SEC Teams

Danny Stutsman gave the SEC fair warning way back in December. “SEC, see you soon,” Stutsman wrote in a social media video declaring he would return to play his

John E. Hoover
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Dec 31, 2022; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Michigan Wolverines quarterback J.J. McCarthy (9) makes a throw under pressure by TCU Horned Frogs defensive lineman Damonic Williams (52) in the first half of the 2022 Fiesta Bowl at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
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Danny Stutsman: Oklahoma DT Damonic Williams 'Dominated' Summer Workouts

Oklahoma's veteran linebacker had high praise for Oklahoma's new transfer portal addition at SEC Media Days.

Ryan Chapman
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Jul 17, 2024; Dallas, TX, USA; Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian speaking at Omni Dallas Hotel.
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SEC Media Days: Texas HC Steve Sarkisian Says OU-TX is More 'Unique' than Iron Bowl

At SEC Media Days on Wednesday, the Longhorns head football coach said the team's matchup against Oklahoma is one of the best games he has been part of.

Randall Sweet
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Wrapping Up Day 4 at SEC Media Days

Sooners on SI's John Hoover, Ryan Chapman and Randall Sweet wrap up day four from Southeastern Conference Media Days in Dallas.

John E. Hoover
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Report: Five-Star Oklahoma OT Target Expected to Announce Commitment Next Month

The Sooners currently have the eighth-best 2025 recruiting class.

Bryce McKinnis
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Kentucky coach Mark Stoops
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SEC Media Days: Oklahoma Always Holds a 'Special Place' in Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops' Heart

The Wildcats' head coach is now the elder statesman among all coaches in the Southeastern Conference.

John E. Hoover
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SEC Media Days: Why Auburn HC Hugh Freeze Believes Opponents 'Enjoy' Trips to 'Special' Jordan-Hare Stadium

The Sooners' first road game will come in one of the SEC's most hostile atmospheres this fall.

Ryan Chapman
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Texas A&M coach Mike Elko
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SEC Media Days: Texas A&M HC Mike Elko Talks 'Recruiting Wars' with Oklahoma, Texas

With the Sooners and Longhorns now in the SEC, Texas A&M must fight two conference opponents for the top players in the Lone Star State.

Randall Sweet
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Arkansas coach Sam Pittman
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SEC Media Days: Arkansas Coach Sam Pittman Says Texas' Steve Sarkisian is 'Probably Right' About Hog Fans

The Texas coach had some pointed words Wednesday about the Arkansas fan base, so the Razorbacks coach responded Thursday.

John E. Hoover
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Oklahoma coach Brent Venables
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COLUMN: Poachers Came for Oklahoma Coaches, But Brent Venables' Culture Fought Them Off

DeMarco Murray's flirtation with Ohio State was just "the one that y'all know of," but "several" other staffers made the decision to remain with the Sooners.

John E. Hoover
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Sooners on SI Podcast, Ep. 241

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Sooners on SI - SEC Media Day 3
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WATCH: Wrapping Up Day 3 at SEC Media Days

Sooners on SI's John Hoover, Ryan Chapman and Randall Sweet wrap up day three from Southeastern Conference Media Days in Dallas.

John E. Hoover
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Jul 17, 2024; Dallas, TX, USA; Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers speaking at Omni Dallas Hotel. Mandatory Credit: Brett Patzke-USA TODAY Sports
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SEC Media Days: Texas QB Quinn Ewers 'Excited' to Follow Jackson Arnold's Oklahoma Career

The Red River rivals broke bread at the Manning Passing Academy this summer ahead of the 2024 season.

Ryan Chapman
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Oct 7, 2023; Dallas, Texas, USA; Oklahoma Sooners defensive lineman Isaiah Coe (94)
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Four Former Oklahoma Players Selected in UFL College Draft

In addition to former Sooners' wide receiver Drake Stoops, three more OU players were picked in the UFL College Draft.

Randall Sweet
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Texas coach Steve Sarkisian
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SEC Media Days: Why Steve Sarkisian Says Texas' Success Has Been 'A Long Time Coming'

The Longhorns last year had their best season in more than a decade, and the UT coach believes that created a hunger that can propel them to contend for an SEC championship.

John E. Hoover
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