1. Oklahoma Football: An Open Letter to Oklahoma's Shot Callers

    Something I don’t normally do is write these things in the first person, however I feel it’s important that I only speak for myself as many Sooner fans may not necessarily feel the same way...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about almost 3 years ago 305 reads 4 comments

  2. College Football 2011: Sooner Solutions for Longhorn Woes

    The Texas Longhorns are one of the elite football programs in all of college football. You won’t find many lists where they aren’t rated at least a top-10 all time program...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 1,579 reads 50 comments

  3. Oklahoma Football: Dorial Green-Beckham and Gunner Kiel; Come to Norman!

    Up and coming high school prospects are now blessed with a plethora of options when it comes to deciding where to play their college ball...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 6,218 reads 14 comments

  4. Oklahoma Football: 5 Solid Reasons the Sooners Wear the Crown in 2011

    OK, great. So prognosticators want to anoint the Oklahoma Sooners as the team to beat in 2011. No point in running away from it—might as well embrace it...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 2,698 reads 16 comments

  5. The Big 12's Return to Legitimacy Must Start at the Top

    The Texas Longhorns went 5-7 last season, and five of those seven embarrassing losses came in front of their own fans...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 1,328 reads 83 comments

  6. Oklahoma Football: Stoops' Sooners Could Use Some Switzer Swagger

    One of the worst kept secrets out there is that it appears the Oklahoma Sooners are primed to start atop the polls come August...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 2,108 reads 37 comments

  7. Oklahoma Football: Sooners Spring Ball, BCS, FSU and Other Random Thoughts

    Spring ball has begun and the hype continues. Coach Stoops appears very pleased with the way the winter went with his team, and seems to be pretty optimistic about their potential this season...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 2,194 reads 13 comments

  8. Oklahoma Sooner Football: Spring Battles Begin on Monday

    Competition all over the field is expected in Norman starting on Monday. While some Big 12 schools have already begun their spring drills, the Sooners get to work on their eighth national title beginning Monday...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 1,014 reads 5 comments

  9. NFL Lockout: Who Are We Going to See? It's the Players, Stupid!

    NFL fans are bracing themselves for a fall without the game America loves most. NFL fans also can't comprehend why these two groups can't agree on a fair way to split up a $9 billion pie...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 319 reads 13 comments

  10. Oklahoma Football: Odds Nation's Longest Active Home Win Streak Ends in 2011

    There's no dispute that the Miami Hurricanes of the mid-'80s to about the mid-'90s were one of the most dominant programs of all time. Backing that up would be their incredible string of 58 straight home games without a loss...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 3,324 reads 30 comments

  11. Oklahoma Football: Six Pack of Reasons Their Title Run Could Be Derailed in '11

    You can pull up pretty much any college football related website and you'll find Oklahoma as the prohibitive favorite to win it all in '11. The Sooners are definitely a sexy pick...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 3,502 reads 41 comments

  12. SEC Rumors: Time for Oklahoma and Texas A&M To Make Their Move To the SEC

    It’s official! Texas is now an independent. Sure, the Longhorns will use whatever name the Big 12 comes up with to mask their independence, but everyone knows they're only in it for scheduling purposes...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about over 3 years ago 4,026 reads 146 comments

  13. Oklahoma Sooners: Will All You Critics Just Shut Up!

    Let’s see if we have this right. Texas gets blasted in their own house by powerhouse Iowa State for their second straight home loss, and still Bob Stoops is the one being lambasted in the press this week...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about almost 4 years ago 912 reads 8 comments

  14. How Should America Feel About Oklahoma's Loss To Missouri? Skeerd!!

    Oklahoma went into Columbia, Missouri Saturday night with the BCS No. 1 ranking in tow. Although they didn’t get to take it home with them, there’s still no shame in their loss to Missouri...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about almost 4 years ago 747 reads 14 comments

  15. This Year's Oklahoma Sooners Won't Be Needing Any Style Points

    That’s the catch phrase of the new BCS, “style points.” Back in 2008 the Sooners needed all the style points they could get their hands on. They started out that season beating up on everyone in sight...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about almost 4 years ago 1,235 reads 22 comments

  16. Sooners Validate 2000 Title Over Seminoles 10 Years Later.....Emphatically!

    Will the real Oklahoma Sooners please stand up. After what was a less than stellar performance in their season opener, the Sooners put on display the very reason some considered them a legitimate threat to this year’s national title...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about almost 4 years ago 133 reads 4 comments

  17. Oklahoma-Florida State Football: Who Has the Edge?

    The upcoming weekend is an excellent example as to why the college game is better than the pro game. There would never be a weekend in the NFL like what is about to take place this Saturday...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about almost 4 years ago 719 reads 20 comments

  18. Oklahoma Sooners: Forget About Championship No. 8!

    Utah State was supposed to roll into Norman, pick up their check and spanking, then skate back West. The script was to celebrate Oklahoma's 2000 National Championship team...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about almost 4 years ago 1,538 reads 37 comments

  19. Sam Bradford: Everything We (Sooner Fans) Said He Was

    What was that adjective that Trent Dilfer used to describe the Rams selection of Sam Bradford? Wasn't it "catastrophic"? Sure Bradford hasn't even taken a regular season snap yet, ...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about almost 4 years ago 928 reads 24 comments

  20. Oklahoma Football Recruiting: Compelling Reasons To Be a Sooner

    OK, so Norman isn’t the most glamorous of towns. There aren’t any beaches like you would find if you went to school in Florida...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about 4 years ago 1,578 reads 10 comments

  21. A Rational Explanation As to Why SEC Fans Are So Obnoxious.

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably pretty aware that the SEC has owned college football over the last few years...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about 4 years ago 1,686 reads 137 comments

  22. Oklahoma Football Media Guide Tidbits

    Just a little more than three weeks from now, the long awaited, much anticipated football season will begin. That means that right now all the media guides and preseason prognosticators are out in force...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about 4 years ago 1,036 reads 20 comments

  23. 2010 College Football Predictions: The Future is Bright in Sooner Nation

    Everyone's heard the claim that Oklahoma is on the decline, that their program is headed back toward mediocrity. According to many, there's no reason to even play the season—just send the trophy to Austin and call it a year...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about 4 years ago 843 reads 13 comments

  24. College Football 2010: Big 12 Falling Off the Radar in Eyes of Voters?

    The Big 12 appears to not only be taking a tumble in reputation, but in rankings and national respect as well. Only three Big 12 teams begin the 2010 season ranked in the Top 25, with four other schools in the "others receiving votes" category...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about 4 years ago 942 reads 9 comments

  25. Oklahoma Football: Evaluating Bob Stoops' "Texas Longhorns Problem"

    Much was made during the Big 12 Media Days about this "Texas problem" that the media apparently believes Bob Stoops has. Texas Longhorn fans are really giddy about winning four out of the last five, and they feel as if they own the Oklahoma Sooners...

    J.D. Patrick Written by J.D. Patrick about 4 years ago 1,816 reads 19 comments