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11-2, 1st in Big 12

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma continued its recruiting success under new coach Lincoln Riley on Tuesday when the Sooners landed 2019 quarterback Spencer Rattler out of Arizona. Rattler is already one of the top prospects in his class with offers from Alabama, Texas, Miami and others. ESPN 300 quarterback Tanner Mordecai is committed to Oklahoma in the 2018 class, so the staff is building even more depth for the future.

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2dESPN.com staff

Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip: Week 2

Oklahoma's game at Ohio State and TCU's trip to Arkansas in Week 2 could have a lasting impact the postseason fate of the Big 12's top contenders.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

With former offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley now being Oklahoma head coach, the Sooners announced they have bumped up OL coach Bill Bedenbaugh and WR coach Cale Gundy to co-offensive coordinators. Riley will continue to call plays.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, in an interview with WWLS 98.1 FM The Sports Animal, on the likelihood that his name will be connected to future job openings: "‪If I was going to coach again, I would've stayed here and kept coaching."

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7dMitch Sherman

Who will be Big 12's 1,000-yard rushers in 2017?

Five of eight Big 12 players who had 1,000-yard rushing seasons last year are back in 2017. We take a look at who can repeat and who might join them.

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8dJake Trotter

Oklahoma to pay coach Riley $3.1M in 1st year

Lincoln Riley will make $3.1 million in his first year as Oklahoma's head coach, up from the $1.3 million he was previously making as the Sooners' offensive coordinator.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Lincoln Riley will make $325K in base salary + $2.275 million in additional income + a stay benefit of $500K each year = $3.1 million per year

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

New Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley's contract:

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8dJake Trotter

Who will lead Big 12 in sacks in 2017?

Two of the Big 12's top pass-rushers reside in the Sunflower State in Kansas' Dorance Armstrong Jr. and Kansas State's Reggie Walker.

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9dJake Trotter

Oklahoma's Sunderland suspended indefinitely

Will Sunderland, a native of Midwest City, Oklahoma, played in eight games for the Sooners last year, recording 15 tackles and an interception.

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9dJake Trotter

Sooners QB Mayfield reaches plea, pays fine

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield reached a plea bargain resulting in a total of $480 in fines for charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct and fleeing, according to the Fayetteville District Court.

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13dMitch Sherman

Sooners won't ban Mayfield for alcohol incident

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield must take an alcohol-education course and complete community service, but he won't be suspended for an alcohol-related incident.

ESPN Stats and Information  

77 days until the college football season kicks off: Oklahoma has a 77% chance to win its conference according to ESPN's Football Power Index, the best of any FBS team. The Sooners have won at least a share of the Big 12 title 10 times, 7 more than the next-closest team.

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14dESPN.com

Who is the future coach on each Top 25 team?

Jake Trotter believes that a walk-on fullback and son of Oklahoma's A.D. is the current Sooner most likely to don a headset when his playing days come to a close.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's a comment from Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall on the departure of Ruffin McNeill to Oklahoma:

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Lincoln Riley has officially begun to put his stamp on Oklahoma as its new head coach, hiring Ruffin McNeill away from Virginia to coach defensive tackles at OU. McNeill took Riley from Texas Tech to work as his offensive coordinator at East Carolina, strategizing alongside the new OU coach for five seasons with the Pirates.

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16dGerry Hamilton

DE Tatum flips to Oklahoma from Texas

Ron Tatum becomes the first commit of the Lincoln Riley era as the head coach of the Oklahoma Sooners.