Grinch and co. could take cues from familiar foe

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NORMAN- A monumental task has been laid at the feet of Alex Grinch.

The new defensive coordinator inherits a defense on the worst stretch in school history. Unfortunately for Grinch, there will be no adjustment period…

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Sniffing out OU’s potential trap games

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NORMAN- Since the Big 12 adopted the round robin conference schedule, only one team has finished the season untarnished in league play.

The Sooners haven’t navigated the regular season undefeated since 2004…

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Expectations for Jalen Hurts under Riley

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NORMAN- By now, everyone knows Lincoln Riley as the architect of the most explosive offense in college football. But this season, Riley will face his stiffest test to date: getting the best out of Jalen Hurts.

After back-to-back Heisman Trophy campaigns from Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray, the eyes of the country will be on Hurts as he tries to replicate the success of the quarterbacks before him…

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Big 12 Media Day preview

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FRISCO- Big 12 Media Days are right around the corner, signaling the start of football season.

On July 15th and 16th, the eyes of the nation will descend onto The Star in Frisco, Texas as the Big 12 holds its preseason showcase…

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