1. The Boise State Dilemma: The Problem Lies With The Voters

    Last Monday night, Boise State made a statement about their legitimacy as a college football power by defeating the Virginia Tech Hokies in Landover, Md. in front of a very partisan Hokie crowd...

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  2. Oklahoma Sooners-Florida State Seminoles: Sooners Game Report Card

    Just a week after looking like a team with more problems than positives, the Oklahoma Sooners came out Saturday looking like the national title contender people projected them to be at the start of the season...

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  3. Oklahoma Sooners Football: Scouting The Florida State Seminoles

    On Saturday, the Florida State Seminoles will come riding into Norman with tomahawks waving to take on the Oklahoma Sooners in one of the biggest non-conference matchups in college football this season...

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  4. Oklahoma Sooners Football: Utah State Game Report Card

    Oklahoma kicked the 2010 season off last night in a way that no one ever imagined it would: an ugly, very close and nerve wracking 31-24 victory over the Utah State Aggies. This isn't going to be the report card of a Dean's List student...

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  5. Oklahoma Sooners Football: Scouting the Utah State Aggies

    The Oklahoma Sooners kick off the 2010 season (finally) Saturday evening at Owen Field. Their opponent? The Utah State Aggies, a team that visited Norman three years ago...

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  6. 10 Reasons Why We Love College Football

    After many long months, some hot and some cold, some long and one short, the wait is finally over. On Thursday, September 2nd, the 2010 college football season officially begins, and ...

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  7. Oklahoma Defense Looks To Travis Lewis for Leadership

    Gerald McCoy, the unquestioned leader of the Oklahoma Sooners defense the past two years, has graduated and taken his big, teddy bear friendly personality to the NFL, Tampa Bay to be specific...

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  8. College Football AP Preseason Top 25: Oklahoma No. 7 and Still Getting Criticism

    When I woke up this morning, I thought it was going to be a great, stress-free day. I had breakfast with a good friend of mine to hear about his trip to North Africa this summer and to share about my time in Denver as well...

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  9. Texas High School Football: A Huge Success Factor for Oklahoma Sooners

    The Oklahoma Sooners, throughout history, have been one of the greatest college football programs ever. With seven national championships and 42 conference titles, almost no other ...

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  10. DeMarco Murray To Shoulder the Load for Oklahoma Sooners in 2010

    When he set foot on the University of Oklahoma campus in 2006, expectations were sky high for running back DeMarco Murray. Fast-forward to 2010 and you’ll see that things have not changed in that regard...

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  11. Oklahoma Football: Ignorant Critics, Sooners Deserve Their No. 8 Ranking

    The 2010 preseason coaches poll was released on Friday, and honestly, I thought there were very few problems with the way the poll had shaken out...

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  12. Revisiting Questions From The Oklahoma Sooners' Spring Practice

    Back in March, I wrote a column previewing the Oklahoma Sooners' spring practice session and looking at some questions that the team needed to answer going into the 2010 season...

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  13. 2010 College Football Predictions: Oklahoma Is New Penn State for LBs

    For many years, Penn State University has maintained the title of "Linebacker U," and rightfully so. The Nittany Lions have churned out many great linebackers such as LaVar Arrington, ...

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  14. Confidence Abounds Among Oklahoma Contingent at Big 12 Media Days

    From the talk of the Oklahoma contingent at the Big 12 Media Days in Irving, Texas Wednesday, no one would have ever guessed that the Sooners has just suffered one of their worst seasons in some time...

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  15. Will the Oklahoma Sooners Offense Ever Achieve 2008 Greatness Again?

    In 2008, the Oklahoma Sooners possessed the most potent offense in the history of college football. The Sooners roared through the season, scoring an NCAA record 716 points and averaging 51...

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  16. Oklahoma Running Backs: A Jar That Is Never Empty

    In the Bible, in the Book of 1 Kings, there is a story about the prophet Elijah and a poor widow and her son. In a time of intense famine, Elijah asked the widow to use the very last of her flour and oil to make bread for him...

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  17. The Mystique of Owen Field: A Different Kind of Intimidating in Oklahoma

    Since October 20, 1923, the Oklahoma Sooners have called Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium home. Although the stadium looks much different than it did on that October afternoon, one thing has remained constant...

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  18. Oklahoma-Nebraska: The End of a Historic Rivalry

    When Nebraska left the Big 12 for the Big 10, it effectively ended one of the greatest rivalries in the history of college football...

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  19. Big 12 Conference Realignment: 12 Questions for Big 12 After Realignment

    They say that all good things must come to an end. Yesterday proved that it was not that time for the Big 12...

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  20. Conference Realignment: Oklahoma Sooners Move To the Pac-10 All but a Certainty

    Barring a drastic turn of events, which given the past week is still quite the possibility, the Oklahoma Sooners will be announcing that they are joining the Pac-10 conference this week...

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  21. Pac-10 Expansion or SEC Expansion: What Move Is Best for the Oklahoma Sooners?

    I'm pretty sure no one saw this one coming. In the past few weeks and months, rumors have been flying all over the place about conference expansions and certain teams switching conferences and so on and so forth...

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  22. Landry Jones Among 10 Impact Players for the Oklahoma Sooners in 2010

    The Oklahoma Sooners are poised to jump back into the national picture in 2010 after a very disappointing 2009 season full of injuries and inconsistency...

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  23. Phil Steele's Preseason Top 25 Rankings: Oklahoma Is No. 1: Logical or Not?

    Phil Steele's top 25 was released today in the advanced copy of his annual college football preview magazine. His choice for the No. 1 team in the country is sure to send shock waves throughout the country...

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  24. Can the Oklahoma Sooners' Defense Still Be Good in 2010?

    In 2009, the Oklahoma Sooners were in every single game throughout the season, except for one. One would expect that the reasoning behind that would be the Sooners' offense, which put up a national record 51 points a game in 2008...

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  25. Oklahoma Sooners' Receiving Corps Needs Larger Cast in 2010

    In 2009, despite the loss of Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Sam Bradford, the Oklahoma Sooners still managed to have one of the more potent passing offenses in the country. The Sooners ranked 10th in the country in passing offense, averaging 289...

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