Oklahoma Improved Special Teams Failure to Make a Positive Impact at Texas Tech ( News Oklahoma )

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Oklahoma's special teams were ordinary in Saturday's loss to Texas Tech. Dropping its sixth game of the year, OU left plenty on the field in a 51-48 overtime loss at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock. From the start, the hosts (6-6 overall, 3-6 Big 12) failed to score in the third quarter of the game. Texas Tech (7-5, 5-4) returns the man Jordan Brown fumbled a 67-yard kickoff return on the first play of the game to put the Red Raiders up to the Oklahoma 35-yard line. "We had some good games," the OU coach said Brent Venables it is said about the special teams play after the game. “But as a unit that's played really well all year and night, I didn't think we practiced very well in the…
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Faster in the NFL: Week 12 ( News Oklahoma )

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Another NFL Sunday has come and gone with Week 12 now in the books just short of Monday night's clash between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Indianapolis Colts. On the last weekend in November, every game is essential for teams in the thick of the playoff hunt - but it's an extra level of importance when the two teams are jockeying for position. It certainly happened on Sunday in Landover, MD when the 6-5 Washington Emperors hosted the 5-6 Atlanta Falcons at FedExField. In a game between two fairly even teams with the lot on the line, small differences can end up being all that separates one squad from coming out on top or leaving with a gut punch. Enter Washington and the former Oklahoma punter Tress Way - The…
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Oklahoma DB Justin Broiles Be Grateful On The Field, Playing After Scary Injury ( News Oklahoma )

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In the second quarter of Oklahoma's Week 11 loss at West Virginia in Morgantown, Cito suffered an injury at defensive end that stopped the team in its tracks. Redshirt fifth year senior defensive end Justin Broylesthe centurion of the team throughout the year and one of the veteran leaders in a team with many new faces in 2022 is down with an apparent lower body injury that looked serious from the start.For a moment, everyone thought Broiles' time — and collegiate life — was over. That includes Broiles, who realized that his days playing in a shorter uniform felt like they had come to an abrupt end. "I did. I definitely jumped into the high end a little bit in the way that you see so many knee injuries and…
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As a stellar Final Two game lead to Jalil Farooq’s breakout at Oklahoma ( News Oklahoma )

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In Lacinia a long line of foreign players; Jalil Farooq slowly positioning himself as a star in the team's future offensive machines. Despite the unusual drop in Saturday's win over Oklahoma State, the sophomore scored his third touchdown of the season on a 30-yard shot. Dillon Gabriel.Now that the visitors are bowl eligible, the offense will have a lot of work to do outside of the game to generate momentum for next year. For a player like Farooq, who seems to be on the verge of breaking out, the next two games of the season could be a great opportunity to prove that his bow is ready.He was the smartest gadget maker of all time. When the new coaching staff took over last January, keeping Farooq was an obvious priority,…
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As a stellar Final Two game lead to Jalil Farooq’s breakout at Oklahoma ( News Oklahoma )

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In Lacinia a long line of foreign players; Jalil Farooq slowly positioning himself as a star in the team's future offensive machines. Despite the unusual drop in Saturday's win over Oklahoma State, the sophomore scored his third touchdown of the season on a 30-yard shot. Dillon Gabriel.Now that the visitors are bowl eligible, the offense will have a lot of work to do outside of the game to generate momentum for next year. For a player like Farooq, who seems to be on the verge of breaking out, the next two games of the season could be a great opportunity to prove that his bow is ready.He was the smartest gadget maker of all time. When the new coaching staff took over last January, keeping Farooq was an obvious priority,…
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Oklahoma LB Kobie McKinzie’s Lubbock School has had a perfect freshman year ( News Oklahoma )

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Saturday's final season will be extra special Kobe McKinzie. The new linebacker is slated for Oklahoma this year, but he's coming back home to Lubbock as they take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders. A former 4-star recruit, McKinzie graduated high school from Lubbock-Cooper High School. "It's going to be fun," McKinzie said on Monday. "There will be a lot of friends and family that I haven't seen in a few months. You didn't buy me to play. It's going to be fun. I know a lot of guys in that number. We're a dynamic group. It's fun to see them."McKinzie's high-profile recruiting process, in which he was initially committed to Oklahoma, threw his Texas job before returning to the Citiers in the hiring process. Brent Venables He put him…
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Venables Vibes: Lacina Shows Some Threads, Learned For Management Reading In Bedlam ( News Oklahoma )

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NORMAN - With a bowl game already won, Oklahoma is aiming for a strong performance in Lubbock this weekend.The team (6-5 overall, 3-5 Big 12) downed Oklahoma State 28-13 in a big win over Bedlam on Saturday in Norman. Brent Venables The defense played well despite having to defend 102 plays, and the OU head coach hopes the win will help build the momentum he sought last regular season. Attending Oklahoma this weekend are the Texas Tech Red Raiders (6-5, 4-4) who also have a first-year head coach. Joey McGuire. OU's defense will be tested once again by another offense that wants to run fast and break plenty, giving the visitors another chance to replicate their impressive performance from Saturday.Clock Management LessonsBedlam ended up being a lot closer than OU's…
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How Oklahoma LB DaShaun White ‘felt the love’ from OU fans after Saturday’s win ( News Oklahoma )

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NORMAN -Through Oklahoma's many struggles during the season, linebacker DaShaun White was a source of occasional reliability in the field.White, a fifth-year senior, has been at Norman for his entire season. He switched multiple positions and was asked to fill many holes during defensive tackles Mike Stoops, Ruffin McNeill Alex the Grinch And already Mark Roof. Now, playing a new position again, he is having his best year in Oklahoma. White transitioned to a linebacker/safety hybrid role Brent VenablesThe cheetah was spot on and a consistent contributor at all times. He registered 76 total tackles, third on the team, and tied for first on defense with five pass deflections. White also produced two sacks and two interceptions.It was Saturday night against Oklahoma State, the White Sosores game saved in Norman's…
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As Veteran Leadership won the day for the Oklahoma defense in Bedlam ( News Oklahoma )

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On Senior Night, Oklahoma's veteran defensive unit had its best game of the season.OU's 100 offensive linemen withstood a blowout by the Oklahoma State Cowboys, holding their No. 22-beating their rivals by just three points to help secure a 28-13 Bedlam victory in Normandy.Transfer cornerback CJ Coldon set the tone on OSU's second offensive drive of the night. Cowboy quarterback Spencer Sanders be seen to be different from the receiver Jaden Brayas Brai cuts back toward the quarterback while Sander throws a pass to the sideline. Coldon stayed with the football, chasing it near midfield and hauling in Oklahoma's first four interceptions.The touchdown was just the start for Coldon, as the Wyoming transfer finished the game with seven tackles and three pass breakups.Sanders' night was marred with interceptions against Oklahoma…
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Faster in the NFL: Week 11 ( News Oklahoma )

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Another NFL Sunday has come and gone with Week 11 now in the books for Monday night's clash between the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals in Mexico City. As teams focus on the second half of their season, games take on greater and greater importance as the weeks roll by. In a big division road tilt against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Cincinnati Bengals found themselves with a star running back and former Oklahoma pass rusher. Joseph Mixon hindered by injuryBut luckily for the Bengals, they still had it another the earlier group of couriers quickly turned to the support of Mixon - when Samaje Perine grandly diverging. The previous lacinia running back marked not one, not two but proud tribe touchdowns on Sunday - all through the air…
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