Tuesday Player Comments: Nov. 1

NORMAN, Okla. — Several players again met with the media prior to head coach Bob Stoops' Tuesday press conference, and Sooners Illustrated has all the discussion inside.
November 1, 2011

Tuesday Player Comments: DB Sam Proctor

NORMAN, Okla. — In his final season, safety Sam Proctor has stepped up into a bigger role and he talks about that with Sooners Illustrated inside.
November 1, 2011

Ranking the Most Important on Defense: No. 16

NORMAN, Okla. — Sooners Illustrated approaches the Top 15 of the countdown with today's version.
August 10, 2011

Ranking the Most Important on Defense: No. 11

Sooners Illustrated now presents the first part of the top half of the defensive countdown.
August 12, 2010

Young Defenders Stepping Up

Everyone knows the potential of players like junior defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, senior middle linebacker Ryan Reynolds and junior defensive back Dominique Franks, just to name a few of the veterans on the defensive side of the ball, but coach Venables caught us up on some of the younger guys who are pushing for playing time in '09.
August 25, 2009

Who Could Step Up in '09?

When a team returns the type of talent that the Sooners manage to bring back year after year, including a Heisman Trophy winner at quarterback in Sam Bradford, devastating forces on the defensive line like Gerald McCoy, as well as hard-hitting linebackers such as Keenan Clayton and Ryan Reynolds, it's fairly easy to pick a most important player simply based on that talent.
August 11, 2009

'09 Defensive Players to Watch

With just less than eight weeks to go before the season opener against BYU and just more than three weeks until players report for the start of fall practice, it's time to start spotting some things to look for.
July 19, 2009

Preview: '09 Red/White Game

Looking back to last year's spring game many key contributors received their first chances to shine. This year's spring game could be a repeat as a number of starters will likely not get in to the action. In this feature we preview how the position battles could shape up on Saturday.
April 10, 2009