1. Sam Bradford's Heisman Should Actually Be Upside Down

    For those of you unfamiliar with the OU policy. If you win the Heisman, you get a statue, where you spend eternity looking at Sims Afro, Steve Owen's jaw line, Billy Vessels' signature stride and Jason White's pocket presence...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 1,212 reads 0 comments

  2. Sam Bradford's Struggles with Big Decisions Should Inspire Us All

    Right now, there are countless articles being written by both professionals and amateurs on why Sam Bradford should have taken the money last year and why he should do it again this year...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 591 reads 5 comments

  3. Seven Losses Is a Real Possibility for the Oklahoma Sooners

    It seems weird to mention this because with a few less injuries and a few more good breaks, OU could very well be undefeated and one of the top-ranked teams in the nation...

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  4. Sixty Years Ago, Everyone Ran The Wildcat

    "Outlined against a blue-gray October sky, the Four Horsemen rode again. In dramatic lore their names are Death, Destruction, Pestilence, and Famine. But those are aliases. Their real names are: Stuhldreher, Crowley, Miller, and Layden...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 185 reads 7 comments

  5. Bleacher Creatures Debate the Red River Rivalry: Both Teams Have Issues

    This week, I will be debating the Red River Rivalry with Texas Featured Columnist Dino. Today, we debate which team has more problems going into the game. There is little doubt both teams have been less than expected to this point in the season...

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  6. Bleacher Creatures Debate The Red River Rivalry: Defense, Who's Better?

    This week I will be debating the Red River Rivalry with Texas Featured Columnist Dino. Today we argue who has the better defense...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 150 reads 7 comments

  7. Red River Rivalry Loses Some Of Its Luster; None Of Its Blood-lust.

    Unless you are blinded by your fan hood, it's easy to see that Oklahoma and Texas have lost a step this year. For OU, they are who we thought they would be; a team that has had struggles replacing the offensive line and receivers they lost last year...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 320 reads 13 comments

  8. Big 12 Football: Week Five in Review

    Five Big 12 teams did not play this week: Oklahoma State, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, and Missouri. Of the teams that played, it was another bad week for the conference which continues ...

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  9. Injuries Aside, The Sooners Have Major Issues

    Sooner apologists will tell you the injuries are the problem, their point is not without merit. Bradford, Gresham, and even Broyles probably do get a few extra points to turn a couple of one-point losses into victories and a 4-0 start...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 511 reads 3 comments

  10. Oklahoma Sooners Look to Reclaim Miami As Second Home

    There was the tough loss to Florida last year and the embarrassing loss to USC to end the 2004 season, but before that, Miami has been home away from home for Oklahoma...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 247 reads 11 comments

  11. Sooners to Start Landry Jones: Ends Heisman Chances of Sam Bradford

    Sam Bradford's Heisman campaign probably ended in Dallas on Sept. 5, when he returned from halftime without a uniform. But last year his numbers were so gaudy it would take almost anyone another two-and-a-half games to match them...

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  12. Miami Goes from Big Game to Trap Game for the Oklahoma Sooners

    It had all the makings of historic heavyweight slugfest. Two proud schools with a ton of history reviving a rivalry that was one of the most intense during the historic rise of the Miami Hurricanes during the '80s...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 547 reads 7 comments

  13. As Week Four Begins, BCS Championship Is Wide Open

    Texas struggles mightily against Wyoming and Texas Tech. Florida has all it can handle at home against a Tennessee team that already had a blemish. USC doesn't look the same against Ohio State and then loses to Washington...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 100 reads 4 comments

  14. Landry Jones Ensuring That Oklahoma's Long Line of Quality QBs Will Continue

    Josh Heupel came and rewrote almost all the passing records. His feat was small as Oklahoma had long been a power running team prior to his arrival...

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  15. Mid-Majors Making Major Statements Against The Big 12

    Note to Big 12, think twice before you schedule any more teams that fancy themselves the Cougars. A week after soundly defeating Georgia from the mighty SEC, the high-flying Cowboys were shot down in a dog-fight with the Houston Cougars...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 216 reads 9 comments

  16. Sooners' Coaching Staff Lied About Offensive Line.

    It's understood a coaching staff has to say things to give their team confidence and that they can't throw their team or players under the bus to the media, but the coaches for OU made some statements about the Line that were flat out lies...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 812 reads 5 comments

  17. Landry Jones may be a better fit behind Green Sooners' Line

    While Landry Jones has no skins on the wall and is in no way a better QB than Sam Bradford, his scrambling ability may serve him well behind a line that has not lived up to the preseason hype...

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  18. As North Improves, Big 12 Gets Six into the Latest AP Poll.

    It was supposed to be a down year for Missouri; they lost too much on offense to compete with that defense. Well, both sides of the ball showed up to drub the Illini and move Missouri into the top 25...

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  19. Sam Bradford Goes Down and So Do the Oklahoma Sooners

    The biggest question for the Oklahoma Sooners coming into this year was the offensive line. Replacing four on the line is always a challenge and the new line was definitely a huge issue for the Sooners...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 116 reads 3 comments

  20. Oklahoma State Out D's SEC Power

    Watch out Sooners, watch out Longhorns, the Oklahoma State Cowboys are bringing someone new to the party this season and it is not Boone Pickens. It is new defensive coordinator Bill Young and what looks like a formidable defense...

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  21. Key to Oklahoma Sooners Season: Do Not Let Teams Believe They Can Beat You

    OU lost two games last year. In both of those games the Sooners started off extremely well, taking early leads and looking to have no trouble in cruising to victory...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 258 reads 7 comments

  22. Is Oklahoma's Opening of Cowboys Stadium an Insult to Texas Football?

    To tell you the truth, I really cannot answer this question, but it strikes me as extremely odd that an Oklahoma team would play the first game that counts for something in the new Cowboys Stadium—extremely odd...

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  23. Oklahoma Sooners Safeties: The Other Big Hole That No One is Talking About

    The Sooners do return a lot of talent, maybe more than ever under Stoops. The award watch lists and preseason Big 12 teams are littered with Sooners, but you hear non-stop about how the offensive line is the key to the Sooners' season...

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  24. I Should Love The BCS, But I Just Can't

    I do not believe any team has benefited from the BCS more than my Alma mater, the Oklahoma Sooners. As a sooner fan, I should love the BCS with all my heart...

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  25. Far from Cupcake, Oklahoma's Non-Conference Schedule Could Offer Sweet Rewards

    For the second straight year, the Sooners' non-conference schedule is undoubtedly the toughest in the Big 12—not that it is a hard feat in the Big 12, a conference that has a plethora ...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 2,507 reads 12 comments