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OU football: Samaje Perine turned a miserable day into one of the best in Sooners history

newsok.com — Then, with a football that is headed to the College Football Hall of Fame hoisted above his head, Perine emerged above the crimson fray. His Oklahoma teammates were no longer just surrounding him, slapping him on the helmet, pounding him on the shoulder pads.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @ErikHorneOK: Samaje Perine. Breaking NCAA records, getting compared to Benjamin Button, becoming the face of the #sooners: bit.ly/155Bl41

Nov 22, 2014

RT @JenniCarlson_OK: How good was Samaje Perine today? Good enough to make OU forget about Joe Mixon. newsok.com/ou-football-sa…

Nov 22, 2014

How good was Samaje Perine today? Good enough to make OU forget about Joe Mixon. newsok.com/ou-football-sa…

Nov 22, 2014

More Striker on Perine: "He’s mature. He carries himself like he’s Benjamin Button, like he had a reverse life." newsok.com/ou-football-sa…

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OU football: Sooners' Samaje Perine runs for record 427 yards in OU's 44-7 win over Kansas

newsok.com — NORMAN - Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 23 Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday. A week after Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon set the mark by rushing for 408 yards against Nebraska, Perine broke it.
Nov 22, 2014

More impressive: Samaje Perine's 427 total yds or 200+ in both halves (1st FBS player ever)? @jasonkersey in Norman: newsok.com/article/5369458

Nov 22, 2014

RT @jasonkersey: OU football: Sooners' Samaje Perine runs for record 427 yards in OU's 44-7 win over Kansas bit.ly/11IMXaG

Nov 22, 2014

OU football: Sooners' Samaje Perine runs for record 427 yards in OU's 44-7 win over Kansas bit.ly/11IMXaG

Nov 22, 2014

OU freshman Samaje Perine recorded the greatest single-game rushing performance in major CFB history. Here's my story newsok.com/samaje-perine-…

OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook practice, participate in non-contact drills on Saturday

newsok.com — There's a growing belief that Westbrook and Durant aren't far from returning. As expected, Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant participated in practice Saturday, joining their Thunder teammates in select portions of non-contact drills. Both are said to be progressing from their respective injuries on schedule. "They looked good," said Thunder coach Scott Brooks.

OU football: What they're saying about the Sooners' 44-7 win over Kansas

newsok.com — NORMAN - Oklahoma improved to 8-3 overall and 5-3 in Big 12 Conference play with Saturday's 44-7 rout of Kansas on Owen Field. Here's a look at what some players and coaches had to say after the game.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @jasonkersey: OU football: What they're saying about the Sooners' 44-7 win over Kansas bit.ly/11IMWUk

Nov 22, 2014

OU football: What they're saying about the Sooners' 44-7 win over Kansas bit.ly/11IMWUk

OU football notebook: Sooners' defense stands tall , shuts out KU offense

newsok.com — With Samaje Perine's record-setting day, there wasn't much attention postgame on Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops and his group's performance. "You guys only want to talk to me when we get run out of the stadium? I see how it is," Stoops joked. "They struggled with our guys up front all day.
Nov 22, 2014

OU football notebook: Sooners' defense stands tall , shuts out KU offense bit.ly/11IB3xL

Nov 22, 2014

OU football notebook: Sooners' defense stands tall , shuts out KU offense bit.ly/11IB3xL

Oklahoma State football: Everything you need to know about Mason Rudolph before his first start

newsok.com — WACO, Texas - If Cowboy Radio Network's Dave Hunziker is correct, freshman Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph will make his first-career start tonight against Baylor. His bio on the OSU athletics website: . . And here's everything else you need to know about the Rudolph, courtesy of The Oklahoman: >> Rudolph was recruited by OSU [...]
Nov 22, 2014

RT @kylefredrickson: #OKstate pregame reading: Everything you need to know about Mason Rudolph, courtesy of @NewsOKSports --> http://t.co/g…

Live Coverage: OU vs. Kansas

newsok.com — OU welcomes Kansas to Norman for another Big 12 showdown. The game has been delayed until at least 12:30 (lightning). Follow our live coverage for updates from The Oklahoman staff.

OSU football: In Mason Rudolph, Cowboys seem to have found their quarterback of the future

newsok.com — WACO, Texas - Mike Gundy really isn't in to answering questions these days, but the longer this game went on the banks of the Brazos, the more the prevailing question changed. No longer was it, why did Gundy pull the redshirt status off quarterback Mason Rudolph in the 11th game of the season?
Nov 23, 2014

OSU football: In Mason Rudolph, Cowboys seem to have found their quarterback of the future bit.ly/1qRUbWe

Oklahoma City Barons: Laurent Broissoit shuts out Charlotte

newsok.com — Oklahoma City Barons goaltender Laurent Brossoit recorded eight shutouts last season in the East Coast Hockey League, which raised the 21-year-old's stock. Some Edmonton Oilers fans are hoping the Canadian prospect is the franchise's goalie of the future.
Nov 23, 2014

Oklahoma City Barons: Laurent Broissoit shuts out Charlotte bit.ly/11JbrRg

OSU football notebook: Return of Zach Crabtree helps out Cowboys' offensive line

newsok.com — Redshirt freshman Zach Crabtree missed most of the previous five games with an injury, but he returned Saturday night and helped fortify the OSU's offensive line in the Cowboys' 49-28 loss to Baylor. Crabtree started at right tackle, which allowed Chris Grisbhy to move to left guard.
Nov 23, 2014

OSU football notebook: Return of Zach Crabtree helps out Cowboys' offensive line bit.ly/1vATKkc

OSU football: Mason Rudolph holds his own against Baylor veteran Bryce Petty

newsok.com — Here is a look at Baylor's 49-28 win over Oklahoma State by the numbers: 3: Losses for OSU against Baylor in the Big 12 era. OSU now is 16-3 vs. the Bears since the conference formed in 1996. Only Oklahoma has mastered the Bears to that degree. Texas is 14-4 vs.
Nov 23, 2014

OSU football: Mason Rudolph holds his own against Baylor veteran Bryce Petty bit.ly/1yG1jnw

OSU football report card: Cowboys' fight was a huge improvement

newsok.com — Baylor beat the Cowboys 49-28 Saturday night, but in such a miserable season for OSU football, the fight that the Cowboys showed was a huge improvement. And the grades reflect it. PROTECTING MASON RUDOLPH PHYSICALLY: A The beleaguered OSU offensive line did a solid job keeping Baylor's pass rush off Rudolph.
Nov 23, 2014

OSU football report card: Cowboys' fight was a huge improvement bit.ly/1vATK3O

OKC Barons: Barons' first goal confirmed by review

newsok.com — The Oklahoma City Barons' first goal midway through the first period of Saturday night's 3-0 win over Charlotte wasn't awarded until officials confirmed Andrew Miller's shot not only crossed the goal line, the puck slid all the way through the goal, skidding under the back goal pad.
Nov 23, 2014

OKC Barons: Barons' first goal confirmed by review bit.ly/1yFWJFR

Oklahoma football: Defensive players don't get KO'd - they get 'Perined'

newsok.com — Against Baylor, Perine had five carries. Sooner coaches would probably argue that big-deficit circumstances forced them into passing situations. I get that. But Perine needs to carry the ball at least 15 times a game. He gets better as the game goes on. His average per carry in the first halves of games this season: 4.7 yards.

Halftime thoughts: Oklahoma 24, Kansas 0

newsok.com — NORMAN - Oklahoma leads Kansas 24-0 at halftime on Owen Field. Here's a look at three things that stood out, three things to watch for in the second half and some halftime statistics. THREE THINGS THAT STOOD OUT 1. Samaje Perine: After a 200-yard performance at Texas Tech last week, the freshman phenom didn't even get [...]

Shepard tries to play, leaves again for Sooners

newsok.com — For the second consecutive game, Oklahoma wide receiver Sterling Shepard started for the Sooners but for the second consecutive game, quickly left. Shepard played on the Sooners' first offensive series-a three-and-out that featured all run plays. After OU held Kansas to a three-and-out, Shepard returned the punt 10 yards but appeared to aggravate the groin injury [...]

OSU football: Jaydon Mickens an example of Cowboys' growing influence in West

newsok.com — Jaydon Mickens did not know what to think when he set foot in Oklahoma for the first time earlier this month. First off, it was dark, so he couldn't get a very good feel for his surroundings.
Nov 22, 2014

That weird moment when you watch a kid score a TD for UW that you first wrote about when he was an #OKState recruit newsok.com/osu-football-j…

Oklahoma football: Senior strong safety Quentin Hayes leaves Kansas game with ankle injury

newsok.com — NORMAN - Oklahoma senior safety Quentin Hayes left the Sooners' game against Kansas early in the first quarter with an apparent ankle injury. According to OU radio sideline reporter Chris Plank, athletic trainers took Hayes to the OU locker room to further evaluate his right ankle.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @jasonkersey: Oklahoma football: Senior strong safety Quentin Hayes leaves Kansas game with ankle injury bit.ly/1yErzyy

Nov 22, 2014

Oklahoma football: Senior strong safety Quentin Hayes leaves Kansas game with ankle injury bit.ly/1yErzyy

Nov 22, 2014

Here's my quick news story on #Sooners senior safety Quentin Hayes' apparent ankle injury: newsok.com/oklahoma-footb…

OU football report card: Sooner fans rewarded with good grade to go along with record-breaking performance

newsok.com — An impressive 44-7 victory against Kansas in less-than-stellar conditions. The grades reflect what we saw on the field and in the sky. BLOCKING: A Simply spectacular. As awesome as Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine was, there were many carries where he was untouched or pretty darn close to it.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @NewsOKSports: REPORT CARD: The #sooners fans at the game were rewarded with history. And a good grade (via @JenniCarlson_OK): bit.ly/11IEMLw