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Saturday, December 07, 2013
Friday, December 06, 2013
Former Oklahoma tackle Lane Johnson is a work in progress, but the steps forward are coming at a faster pace for the rookie tackle.
After allowing seven sacks and 29 hurries in the Eagles' first eight games, per Pro Football Focus, Johnson has given up just two sacks and two hurries in the last four. His run blocking has been consistent throughout the season, but he has made steady improvement in pass protection and his coach is noticing.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Thursday, December 05, 2013 by Gilbert Sam · 0
Former Oklahoma running back Adrian Peterson, the 2012 NFL MVP, has spent his entire seven-year career on the Minnesota Vikings.
His feats there include recovering from knee surgery to rush for 2,097 yards, just 9 shy of breaking Eric Dickerson's NFL single-season mark. And on Sunday A.P. hit the 10,000-yard career mark. But the running back admits he's considered riding into the sunset with another team.
Offensive lineman Gabe Ikard was named the Capital One Academic All-American of the Year and a member of the Academic All-America Team for Division I football as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday.
Ikard is the first OU football student-athlete in program history to be named Academic All-America of the Year and is the first to be named a three-time Academic All-American, having also claimed first-team honors last season and second-team honors as a sophomore in 2011.
Former Oklahoma running back Adrian Peterson became the 28th player in NFL history to surpass 10,000 rushing yards in Sunday’s overtime win over the Chicago Bears at Mall of America Field.
Carl Allison, a rare four-year starter and a captain on OU's undefeated 1954 football team, died Tuesday at his home in West Monroe, La. He was 80