1. If Oklahoma Makes BCS Championship, Numerous Redemption Scenarios Likely

    The 2010 initial BCS rankings were released Sunday and the Oklahoma Sooners made somewhat of a surprise debut at #1. OU has been number 1 in the BCS standings more than any other team since the BCS formed in the late 90's...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 4 years ago 1,331 reads 20 comments

  2. UT Gunman Puts Red River Rivalry Into Perspective

    The week of the Red River Rivalry is usually the most intense between Sooner and Longhorn fans. Office buildings, schoolyards, churches, and chat rooms all across Oklahoma and ...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 4 years ago 2,373 reads 37 comments

  3. Oklahoma Football: Landry Jones Is The Sooner Of The Week

    This article does not really even need to be written except for consistencies sake. Anyone who watched just five minutes of the first half could tell you that Landry Jones was the star of the day...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 4 years ago 647 reads 4 comments

  4. DeMarco Murray and Ryan Broyles: Oklahoma Sooners of the Week Vs. Utah State

    As bad as the Sooners looked on Saturday night, it is hard to even think of who could possibly come out of this game as the top performer. Among the ugliness, there were two bright spots: DeMarco Murray and Ryan Broyles...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 4 years ago 313 reads 9 comments

  5. Numbers Crunching: Time for the Big 12 To Become The SouthWest Conference

    Another conference realignment article starts off with a joke about how the Big 12 has 10 teams, the Big Ten has 12, and the Pac 10 has become the 12 Pac. As lame as it is, it is truly the best way to start this article...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 4 years ago 1,322 reads 44 comments

  6. Oklahoma Sooners: Who Will Be the 2010 MVP?

    2009 started with a ton of hope in Norman.Four future first-round draft picks, including a Heisman Trophy winner hungry to get back the to BCS national title game.However, the expectations soon dwindled...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 4 years ago 690 reads 7 comments

  7. How John Steinbeck's 'Wrath' Birthed a Football Powerhouse

    The men of the plains dreaded the blizzards. It was like nothing they had ever heard of before. The blizzards came daily, usually in the early morning, blotting out the sun and covering everything in dust...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about 4 years ago 2,743 reads 52 comments

  8. One Win Away: Does OU Fit in the 800-Win Club?

    In 2010, the Oklahoma Sooners' first win will be its 800th program win, making them the seventh team in college football's Bowl Subdivision to reach the mark...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about 4 years ago 3,318 reads 53 comments

  9. Sam Bradford May Be Highest Paid Rookie Ever, Forever

    The NFL is entering its "Final League Year" in which the current collective bargaining agreement ends in March 2011, and 2010 may very well be the last NFL season without a rookie salary scale...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about 4 years ago 565 reads 7 comments

  10. Scout.com Ranks Oklahoma's 2011 Recruiting Class Third

    It's good news and bad news for Oklahoma University in Scout's initial recruiting rankings . The good news is that despite a lackluster recruiting season, with no huge names committing, OU's work ethic has landed them at No...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about 4 years ago 907 reads 7 comments

  11. Strong Non-Conference Scheduling Leads Oklahoma Past Texas Again

    Despite making the 2009 BCS national championship game, Texas again came in behind the Sooners in Big 12 revenue. In 2008, the Sooners led the Longhorns as well, but it made much more sense then...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about 4 years ago 1,163 reads 34 comments

  12. Oklahoma Vs. Texas 2010: Vegas Odds Vs. Preseason Magazines

    With the mess of conference realignment behind us, it is good to be able to focus on the field once more and see what everyone is saying about the Big 12 South race...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about 4 years ago 2,215 reads 18 comments

  13. USC Used White House Gate Crashers As NCAA Violations Defense

    It is hard to believe at first glance; however, USC made the a harrowing clutch at straws in their NCAA Violations defense by using a picture of Vice President Joe Biden to dismiss ...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about 4 years ago 905 reads 13 comments

  14. Will USC Have To Give a Championship and Heisman To Oklahoma and Texas?

    Thursday, the University of Southern California met with the NCAA infractions committee to dispute allegations of major NCAA rules violation which will likely go into Saturday...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 12,519 reads 168 comments

  15. Fear of Oklahoma Sooners Only Reason Texas Would Consider Leaving Big 12

    Which team are you least scared of the Oklahoma Sooners or Ohio State Buckeyes? Texas has denied talking to the Big Ten despite the growing evidence that a discussion took place...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 2,320 reads 96 comments

  16. Sooners Show They Can Hang in Tough Big 12 at Home, but What About the Road?

    Norman, OK—After an embarrassing road loss to the Baylor Bears to start the conference schedule, it could have turned ugly, but the Sooners beat two teams with much better records in the next two games at home...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  17. Leach Leaving Lubbuck Means It's No Longer House of Horror for Sooners

    LUBBOCK, TX—Murphy's Law has been in full effect for the Oklahoma Sooners in Lubbock, Texas. Everything that could go wrong has gone wrong. Bad play, bad blowouts, bad injuries, and questionable calls among many other things...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 400 reads 4 comments

  18. Bob Stoops' Coaching Tree Nearly Chopped Down in Past Six Weeks

    NORMAN, OK—A coach is defined by winning championships, but one of the easiest ways to determine who is truly great is to look at his coaching tree...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 1,227 reads 2 comments

  19. Lesson Learned: Oklahoma Sooners' Veterans Need to Play More

    Tommy-Mason Griffin, Steven Pledger, and Tiny Gallon are great athletes and the future of the Sooners. However, to win now, we need veterans like Cade Davis, Tony Crocker, and Ryan Wright to ...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 244 reads 5 comments

  20. Benefit of the Doubt: Why Bob Stoops Won't Go To Notre Dame

    Let's face it, college football coaches lie. They lie to get recruits, they lie to the fans, they lie to the media and most of them lie to themselves, quite frankly. Actually they lie so often, it should be a job interview question...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 1,341 reads 25 comments

  21. Role Reversal: Oklahoma Sooners Play Spoiler In Bedlam

    It was almost 2001 all over again, where a late season loss to the OSU Cowboys sent the Sooners to the Cotton Bowl, costing them and the conference millions in BCS bowl money...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about over 4 years ago 289 reads 4 comments

  22. Four Wins Is Actually A Huge Milestone For Upstart Oklahoma City Thunder

    You have to crawl before you walk. The Thunder have four wins and that is a very big thing. Not because it is a franchise record but that they did it more than a month and a half faster than they did last year...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 145 reads 4 comments

  23. Oklahoma City Thunder Defense is Leading the Western Conference

    In the high-flying Western Conference, where 10 teams are averaging over 100 points a game, only one team is holding their opponents under 90. No, not the Spurs; the upstart Oklahoma City Thunder...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 573 reads 28 comments

  24. Bob Stoops, Landry Jones, Oklahoma Sooners Hit New Lows

    Defense may win championships, but winning any game is tough when asked to do it all alone.  The Oklahoma defense is championship caliber and did everything it could Saturday...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 590 reads 5 comments

  25. Disband the NCAA: Dez Bryant Ruling Reminds Us All What We Already Know

    Dez Bryant needs to raid Brian Bozworth's closet. The Boz has one shirt that goes perfect with what Bryant is wearing, an unjust one-year suspension from college football for lying about NOT breaking a rule...

    J. Robert Byrom Written by J. Robert Byrom about almost 5 years ago 893 reads 6 comments