Those closest to Bob Stoops share their keen insight

BY JOHN ROHDE SoonerSports.com Contributor June 12, 2017 Five days have passed since Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops announced his sudden retirement at age 56. Even those closest to him were stunned when Stoops shared the news last Wednesday. Sooners … Continued

Never too late: Quentin Griffin finishes his quest for a diploma

  BY JOHN ROHDE SoonerSports.com Contributor May 16, 2017 When diminutive Oklahoma running back Quentin Griffin was selected in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft, he left as the school’s fourth-leading rusher with 3,938 career yards. Griffin only … Continued

College football’s early signing period set for December

  BY CHRIS HUMMER 247Sports May 9, 2017 College football’s early signing period, which was officially approved Monday, is expected to occur on the third Wednesday of each December to align with the mid-year junior college transfer window, according to … Continued

Jim Mackenzie: The OU football coach you barely got to know

  BY JOHN ROHDE SoonerSports.com Contributor April 28, 2017 The first college football coach Steve Owens ever met was Arkansas assistant head coach/defensive coordinator Jim Mackenzie in the summer of 1964. At the time, Owens was a junior running back/roving … Continued

OU Spring Game: 80 degrees and clear (of injuries)

BY JOHN ROHDE SoonerSports.com Contributor April 8, 2017 NORMAN — Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops said he was “really pleased” with the overall play during Saturday’s annual Spring Game, but what pleased him most was his team’s overall health. “Nobody’s seriously hurt … Continued