1. Bob Stoops' Top Five Letdowns: Five Reasons To Doubt The OU Sooners Tonight

    From everything I have watched this year, my eyes tell me OU is going to win the National Championship game tonight. Both teams' résumés look a lot more questionable after the bowl games...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 395 reads 6 comments

  2. Mike Leach Coaches Like He Is Playing Video Games

    Mike Leach understands how to score better than any coach in the country, he needs to be commended for taking a mediocre program and make it relevant in its conference and this year nationally, but apparently, he never attended coaching 101...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 301 reads 0 comments

  3. North Division Going 3-0, Show The Big 12 May Actually Be That Good

    The Big 12 north division was manhandled this year in conference play by the south division. The three teams that just won bowl games...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 311 reads 9 comments

  4. Big 12 Quarterbacks Have Looked Bad in First Two Bowl Games

    I know the Big 12 has only played two bowl games thus far, but two of their better QBs have looked just plain bad. These are second tier conference QBs, mind you, but they have definitely performed a much lower level than they did in conference...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 212 reads 2 comments

  5. The North Held Serve, Now It's Time for the Big 12 South to Live Up to Its Hype

    Missouri won last night. They won ugly, but won none the less. The division that was the whipping boy for the Big 12 South this year started the bowl season off right for a conference that is looking to remove any doubt that they are they best...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  6. Is The Big 12 Really That Good? We Start to Find Out Tonight at Alamo Bowl

    The last time Mizzou stepped into the Alamo Dome, they were number one in the nation and one win away from the national championship game. Oh, what a difference a year makes or a game, for that matter...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 371 reads 24 comments

  7. As a Fan, There is No Better Franchise to Spend Your Money With Than the Yankees

    I have been to many, many sporting events, I have bought $500 tickets, eight dollar beers, six dollar hot dogs, and four dollar bottles of water. I have been monetarily drained by the sports industry as much as any other middle-income american...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 88 reads 0 comments

  8. BCS Championship Game: History Says Oklahoma Is the Home Team

    OU is as at home in Miami as any team, except for "The U," of course. But even Miami had trouble beating OU in Miami, winning the games they played but close at the end...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 1,628 reads 18 comments

  9. Give Me Super Sam Over Superman Hands Down: Bradford the Quarterback for Me

    If I coached a bad team devoid of talent there is no doubt that I would want Tim Tebow to be my quarterback. Tebow is absolutely amazing—he's an admirable passer and a rare quarterback that can power run with above average speed...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 595 reads 34 comments

  10. Oklahoma, Big 12 Need a Great Bowl Season to Prove Relevance, Dominance

    Oklahoma may have scored first with Sam Bradford winning the Heisman, but they will need to score a big win against Florida if they want pollsters to keep voting them into BCS championship games...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 53 reads 2 comments

  11. 2008 Heisman Winner Will Be Determined By Second-Place Votes

    The Heisman trophy may very well be decided this year by second-place votes instead of first. The top three candidates are highly likely to split the first place votes pretty evenly...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 1,078 reads 3 comments

  12. Speed Kills, Just Ask Sooner's Defense

    Football coaches love the mantra, "you can't coach speed." With all the athletes OU has, they were ran all over last january by Noel Devine & Pat White. Even the fullback, Owen Schmitt, broke a 57-yard run on OU last year...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 150 reads 8 comments

  13. SEC 0-2-2 Head to Head Against BCS Conferences

    When the toughest conference from top to bottom has matched up with other top conferences, it has not performed well. SEC teams went 4-6 against the ACC, 1-1 against the Pac-10 and Big East, and 0-1 against the Big 12...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 128 reads 0 comments

  14. SEC Is 6-9 Against BCS Conferences, Allowing 32 Points Per Game In Losses

    The SEC Defenses have not performed nearly as well when they have stepped out of conference to play other BCS conferences...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 388 reads 10 comments

  15. Florida Gators Have Not Seen an Offense Like the Sooner's

    You will hear for the next month, over and over, that OU has not faced a defense like Florida's. That may be true, but the shoe is on the other foot as well. Florida has not faced an Offense like OU's...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 400 reads 12 comments

  16. Will Oscar De La Hoya Ever Go Away?

    I am not a huge fan of boxing but I love a good fight. I have not watched a bout this year and most years I catch three big fights tops, but even I knew what the outcome of this fight was going to be...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 1,644 reads 3 comments

  17. Texas Longhorns Resume Much More Impressive Than Gators

    This year, the SEC has became what the big 12 usually is, a two-team top-heavy conference. So through no fault of their own, Florida has one signature win, Alabama...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 353 reads 18 comments

  18. Oklahoma-Missouri: The Sixth Best Game in its Own Conference

    OU/Texas Texas/Tech OU/Tech Texas/Okla. State Kansas/Missouri Five conference games I would much rather see than the Big 12 championship game tonight...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 361 reads 2 comments

  19. If OU Loses This Weekend-Tech Deserves Both The BCS & National Championship Game

    ESPN may have to show their true colors on Saturday night, if OU loses. Missouri will be the Big 12 champ and will have fulfilled their nickname this year, the paper tigers...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 87 reads 2 comments

  20. ESPN Talking Out Both Sides Of Their Mouths About Texas Longhorns, Red Raiders

    Two things I have heard out of ESPN anchors all week is that Texas deserves it more than OU because of head-to-head. Usually in the same breath, they say Texas lost to Tech on a last second play after a grueling four-game stretch...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 308 reads 4 comments

  21. Texas Actually Won More Style Points Than OU

    I have heard all week that OU won the big 12 south because they racked up more style points, but the computers are no longer allowed to care about style...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 62 reads 5 comments

  22. The SEC Tiebreaker Is Flawed, Too

    Say you are Bob Stoops and the Texas Tech game is going beautifully for you. It's halftime and you're up 42-7, playing to create a three-way tie in your division...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 144 reads 2 comments

  23. The Longhorns May End Up Loving The Computers After All

    While Texas seems to be out of it if OU wins against Missouri, they still may have hope. If Florida barely wins against Alabama another quandary will arise for the BCS, "Who is most ...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 316 reads 0 comments

  24. Longhorns Should Be More Grateful For OU's Run

    After Texas lost to Tech, they needed one of two things to happen, OU or Ok State to win out. While the Picken's Project is much improved, no one believed they could do so and they proved everyone right on the road in Lubbock...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 5 years ago 254 reads 0 comments