(by Allen Kenney) Long a hotbed of infighting, the brouhaha in the Big 12 over the 2023 football schedule sounds like it will make for a fitting coda to the tenures of the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns in the conference. Reported dates for release have come and gone, with a new target reportedly...read more from the Crimson and Cream Machine
(by John E. Hoover) Where Erik McCarty fits into Oklahoma’s plans is something that doesn’t have to be decided right away. For now, McCarty is continuing to rehabilitate his knee injury — and learning how to be a college student. That’s plenty. The Sooners’ versatile signee from nearby McAlester has...read more from AllSooners
(by John E. Hoover) Oklahoma has received another 2023 verbal commitment from a semi-local high school talent. Drew Batt, an offensive lineman from Turpin, OK, announced his pledge to the Sooners on Wednesday via Twitter. Batt is listed on his Hudl page at 6-foot-8 and 250 pounds. He visited...read more from AllSooners
(by Bob Przybylo) It’s going to take some time, but it’s going to come. Eventually, the first thing said about safety Peyton Bowen will have nothing to with a 24-hour whirlwind no Oklahoma, Oregon or Notre Dame recruiting fan will ever forget. Eventually. Bowen, of course, was committed to Notre Dame for...read more from the SoonerScoop
(by John E. Hoover) Jasiah Wagoner was always a candidate to graduate high school early and get a head start on his college football career. Yes, the 4-star cornerback probably needs to add a little more mass to his 170-pound frame, and Oklahoma’s winter weightroom routines will accomplish that...read more from AllSooners
(by Chip Rouse) The way-too-early college football top-25 projections for 2023 have been out for a couple of weeks now, and Oklahoma football is in the hunt in most all of them, but what does that mean for the Sooners in the Big 12 next season? Last week, we did a compilation of the way-too-early...read more from Stormin' in Norman
(by John E. Hoover) Oklahoma received a verbal commitment Wednesday from a record-setting wide receiver. Eli Merck, a senior at Daniel High School in Central, SC, pledged to play for the Sooners in 2023. Merck announced his commitment on Twitter. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Merck holds an...read more from AllSooners
(by John E. Hoover) One might think Daylan Smothers just couldn’t wait to put high school behind him. The central figure of a residency snafu that led one school to forfeit an entire season and cost another school his senior year of eligibility, Smothers has left prep football in North Carolina for the...read more from AllSooners
(by John E. Hoover) Oklahoma’s quarterback room got a little thinner on Tuesday. Micah Bowens, who transferred to OU two years ago after redshirting at Penn State, reportedly has entered the transfer portal. Bowens posted his announcement on Twitter. The news was first reported by On3...read more from AllSooners
(by John Williams) The Oklahoma Sooners had a field day in the 2023 recruiting cycle, closing with a recruiting class that ranked in the top five according to 247Sports and ESPN and were seventh nationally according to On3 and Rivals. With the early signing period, much of the 2023 cycle...read more from the Sooners Wire