After Blake Bell passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns against Tulsa on Saturday, I half-expected Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops to throw down his headset at midfield and exclaim to the heavens: “How in the world did we not pick this guy to be our starter two weeks ago?”
Boosters and assistant coaches at Oklahoma State handed out tens of thousands of dollars to players for at least a decade as the football program grew into a national power under coaches Les Miles and then Mike Gundy, according to a Sports Illustrated article released Tuesday.
Former Bishop Carroll quarterback Blake Bell will make his first college start on Saturday when Oklahoma takes on Tulsa at 11 a.m.
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops spent the spring, offseason and preseason camp trying to settle on his quarterback. He waited until the week before the first game before finally going with freshman Trevor Knight.
Throughout the offseason, Big 12 coaches were peppered with questions about how their conference compares to the SEC. Could its mixture of depth and offensive firepower make it the stronger overall league this season?
Those outside the Oklahoma football program were shocked when Bob Stoops announced Trevor Knight had won the Sooners starting quarterback job last week.
Kellis Robinett handicaps the 2013 season. In his predicted order of finish.
For the first time in years, Oklahoma State is low on star power.
The Big 12 championship game used to be viewed as an unnecessary challenge by the league’s best football teams.
Collin Kleins time at Kansas State is over, but the former quarterback won another prestigious college honor on Thursday when he was named Big 12 Male Athlete of the Year for the 2012-13 school year.
Blake Bell may be the next starting quarterback at Oklahoma, but anyone who assumes he has already locked up the job is getting ahead of themselves.
Tre Walker was speaking the truth, or at least something close. He was trying to be polite, respectful, all the ways players are expected to act at Big 12 football media days.
Few teams were playing better than Baylor at the conclusion of last season. The Bears won their final four games, averaging 48 points while knocking off then top-ranked Kansas State, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State and UCLA in the Holiday Bowl.
Defending Big 12 co-champion Kansas State was picked to finish sixth in the conference this season by the media.
When Blake Bell was deciding where to play college football while a Bishop Carroll senior in 2010, he chose Oklahoma because of its tradition.
After three days of upsets, the Kansas baseball team’s run at the Big 12 Tournament finally came to an end Sunday at Bricktown Ballpark.
The No. 6 seed Jayhawks downed the No. 2 seed Oklahoma State Cowboys 5-3 for their second straight victory at the Big 12 Tournament on Friday at Bricktown Ballpark. They are now one win away from playing for an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.
For Kansas State, the hardest part of a 4-3 victory over Texas Tech on the opening day of the Big 12 baseball tournament at Bricktown Ballpark might have been waiting for it to start.
The Big 12 baseball tournament is usually Kansas State’s final opportunity to prove it is worthy of an invitation to the NCAA Tournament.