Open Post | Monday, Mar. 14th

In case some of you missed the note, with it being spring break we won’t have the Sooner News Daily this week. Some of us are on vacation. We will have some updates throughout the week but it may be a bit more sporadic.

The Opening Notes

Both Alex and Brandon were at the Nike Opening event yesterday where they had a chance to see a number of prospects, including OU commits and targets in a camp setting.

Brandon’s Notebook From the Opening:

Saturday we got to see just how good the Sooners 2017 commits are, as they competed against the best in this region at the Dallas Opening Regional. They didn’t disappoint. When you have numerous reporters, from all outlets, talking about how talented this group is, you started to get the sense that the nation is really taking notice of the class Oklahoma is putting together.

– This class is a really close-knit unit. When you get to see them interact with each other you see the bond they have. They also were recruiting really, really hard. I witnessed them trying to sall OU to Denton defensive lineman Earnest Brown, South Grand Prairie defensive back Jeffery Okudah and linebackers Anthony Hines and Baron Browning.

– There is clearly a lot of respect between Draper, Hines and Browning. This class may not have even scratched the surface of it’s potential. The way the current commits recruit others, you can see what could be.

– Tre Brown played on one knee all day due to an injury at track. He still ran a 4.45 and jumped 39 inches. He also was dominant in coverage. You can’t teach what he has.

– Justin Broiles is physical. I mean PHYSICAL in press coverage. His feet are almost flawless. Not the fastest, but he is so technically sound and smart. He makes it difficult to complete passes his way.

– Robert Barnes is another Steven Parker with his skill set. Safety body with cornerback coverage skills. He just gets it and is dominant in coverage, especially on the goal line.

– Levi Draper can cover a slot, running back and tight end. So fluid in his hips to go with his laser timed 4.65 forty. Stays within himself and doesn’t over run anything .

– Tyrese Robinson has great feet. Most see him as guard. The way he moves you can tell he could slide to tackle and be dominant there, too. Very impressive at the combine Saturday.

– Brey Walker is just 2018 (making him ineligible for the Opening finals) but he dominated. Really, really dominated. Everyone took notice how well he moves at 6’5 290 and how strong he is with his punch. Not once did I see him get beat. Almost abusing all pass rushers.

– Baron Browning is built like an NFL linebacker.  So fluid and smooth. Best athlete at his position. Star.

– Anthony Hines lived up to the hype. Running a 4.65 and showing how well he reads plays and moves.

– Chris Robison won QB MVP and he deserved it. Almost every ball was on target and has a strong arm. Robison has great feet in the pocket and seems to very poised (even in just camp setting).

Alex’s Notebook from the Opening:

– Chris Robison, 2017 QB Commit (Mesquite, TX): I came away really impressed with what I saw from Chris on the day. Threw an accurate & pretty ball with a clean release but also liked the swagger he brings to the table. Dude was money all day long.

– Cam Roane, 2017 QB (Colleyville, TX): OU has their QB commit at this point but Cam is a kid I am a big fan of. The lefty’s name was being thrown out a lot when the camp ended as the best looking QB at the camp. Roane is polished with a quick trigger, good feet and can really spin it.

– Tyrell Shavers, 2017 WR (Lewisville, TX): 6’6” 200 pound WRs running 4.38 don’t grow on trees but that’s exactly what Shavers did Sunday. Even with that long frame Shavers showed his impressive movement skills getting in and out of breaks, strong hands and big catch radius. Expect his recruitment to absolutely explode moving forward.

– Tyrese Robinson, 2017 OL Commit (McKinney, TX): Going into this camp I wanted to see if Robinson was in fact a guard or if he has the ability to play tackle. Measuring 6’4”/311, Robinson really impressed me during 1v1s with his feet and lateral agility. With the frame and athleticism he brings could definitely see OT in his future at OU.

– Brey Walker, 2018 OT Commit (Moore, OK): The guy I like to call ‘The House’ had a phenomenal day in Coppell Sunday. He showed nimble feet & athleticism shutting down an outside rush with ease while also showing the strength to anchor and stone wall a bull rush. His performance landed him amongst the top performers of the OL at the camp.
– Levi Draper, 2017 LB Commit (Collinsville, OK): Liked the way Draper is built as he measured in around 6’3″ and 222-pounds. But you can see just looking at him he will carry 240 no problem once he gets to Norman. He showed he can bend yesterday and brings speed at the MLB position. Thought he looked really good in space in pass skelly. Was a big time day for Levi.

– Justin Broiles, 2017 DB Commit (OKC, OK): This was my first time seeing Broiles in person and I really liked what I saw. Was smooth turning and running with WRs but also shows that confidence you have to have at the position. His OU gear was on full display and he was not shy about recruiting for the Sooners.

– Robert Barnes, 2017 S Commit (Southlake, TX): First thing that stands out to you about Barnes is how long and big his frame is. There is plenty of room there to put on weight at the next level. He showed nice feet yesterday when I got the chance to see him which honestly wasn’t as much as I was hoping.

– Sooner commits: One of the main things I kept noticing was they all seemed to stick together and be with each other the whole camp, almost as if they were moving as a pack. You could hear them openly recruiting for the Sooners and seemed hyped to be a part of the #SoonerSquad17. All of the Sooners commits had impressive performances with Levi Draper and Tre Brown earning Opening invites. Sooner fans should be excited about this group of kids.

– Jeffrey Okudah, 2017 DB (Grand Prairie, TX): What else is there to say other than the kid is a flat out stud. Impressive feet, length and speed on a great looking frame. Will he play safety or corner at the next level is the question. Sooner fans had to love seeing him with the horns down in the picture with safety commit Robert Barnes & CB commit Justin Broiles ESPN’s Gerry Hamilton tweeted out.

– Tylan Wallace, 2017 WR (Fort Worth, TX): I call him Mr. Smooth for a reason. Wallace just looks like he is gliding when running routes and doesn’t lose speed in and out of cuts. Plucks the ball well and shows that extra gear when tracking the ball in the air.

– KD Nixon, 2017 WR (Desoto, TX): I call KD, Jakeem Grant 2.0. The kid is just so explosive and has the speed to score from anywhere on the field. He is a nightmare in space. Whoever lands him is getting a serious weapon that can be used in many ways including in the return game.

– Darrion Green, 2017 CB (Dallas, TX): Green is able to turn and run with ease. His closing speed was on display yesterday. It seemed like every time I looked up and saw him he was making a play on the ball. Feisty type of corner with a really good feel for the position.

– Desoto OL: Just pointing out the obvious but man Desoto’s offensive line should be unfair next year with Xavier Newman, Edward Ingram& Hyrin White. All are some physical specimen’s but also have the talent to go with it. Ingram is the only one with a Sooners offer at this point but from what I saw all look worthy of an OU offer.

– Ashton Smith, 2017 S/LB (San Antonio, TX): He isn’t all that well known just yet but he measured in at 6-foot, 200-pounds and looks great physically. He ran a 4.62 which is a really good time on a laser at that size. Smith is a guy we really like on film with the explosion, closing speed and cover skills he displays. He is one to possibly keep your eye on.

– Jack Anderson, 2017 Texas Tech OG commit (Frisco, TX): Kid is just so good fundamentally. He plays with good leverage, heavy hands and impressive feet. He just has that nasty you really want to see at the position. He earned an Opening invite with his performance yesterday.

  • Mike Reed

    BOOM!! Thank you Brainiacs!!

  • metzker

    BOOMER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • hOUligan

      SOOONNNEEEEEERRRRRR!!!

    • Soonerfandave84

      SOONER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      SOONER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Brien Brown

      YO wheres the girl at?

      • metzker

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          • metzker

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        • Brien Brown

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      • DR LEO MARVIN

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        • Brien Brown

          She works but Metz knew!

          • DR LEO MARVIN

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  • soonerbred4ever

    Thank you Brainiacs. Have a great vacation! SOONER!!!!!

  • SoonerOracle737

    Great notes from the camp. Thanks!

  • SoonerfanTU

    Wow. Hard not to be excited about these guys after a report like that.

  • hOUligan

    Gotta have faith. I knew the braintrust @ TFB would not leave us wanting. Open Post. It’s not just for breakfast anymore.

  • End You

    Does Darrion Green hold an OU offer?

    • Super K

      Not yet. If he gets one it would be at WR. They are nearly done at DB.

      • Brien Brown

        Would they take another DB cause I assume one more but, if that one is not Okudah would they make room for him if he wanted to come to OU or would they back off completely depending on who they got?

      • End You

        Would OU still take Kary Vinvent Jr?

        • AMKing00

          Would say that is a definite yes. No doubt. You always make room for a prospect with his ability.

          • End You

            Thanks sir

        • OU will take Vincent and Okudah if they want to go to OU.

  • End You

    Does Darrion Green hold an OU offer?

  • BamaSooner#12!

    Love this class of Wolves: Bandy, Barnes, Broiles and Brown! Movin’ on up to #2 nationally in 247sports composite recruiting rankings.

    http://247sports.com/Article/Oklahoma-football-to-No-2-in-247Sports-Recruiting-Rankings-44262130

  • Brien Brown

    Now I will say this just because I can. Those who where all mad saying man I can’t believe the 2016 class is struggling we made the playoffs, I told you that would help more with the 2017 class. So though I am not in the business of saying I told you so, well I told you so! 2017 class is looking real good, by my understanding we are in a good place with Hines, and well we land him along with Draper in the fold Browning could be in also. Of course Okudah would be a huge get. But like that we have made strides in state, like I have said before lots of talent in Oklahoma we just haven’t always been able to keep it in state. 2016 season and the 17 class will be a lot of fun my friends, just call it a gut feeling!

    • hOUligan

      After watching Brownings film and seeing this report, really really want that guy. And Hines, too. Would be a killer set of LBs for 2017.

    • Daryl

      There is no doubt that the playoff run is helping 2017, but I would also argue it is the character of the class that is helping more than anything. The core of these guys committed before we made playoffs and it seems that they have really brought this class together. Like I said the other day they are not waiting on coaches to make this class they are owning it. If they bring that kind of work and pride to the locker room and field we are going to see a very good run for years to come at OU!

    • D Hunter Sanchez

      You did say it.

    • D Hunter Sanchez

      There isn’t always enough in state, at least that is what one of TFB argued. But it wasn’t always this way.

      It is interesting to note that in 1975, 58 out of the 130 listed on the roster were from Oklahoma, 43 from Texas. Leaving 29 from around the nation.

      The 2000 roster, 64 out of the 105 were from Oklahoma, only 22 from Texas…

      2015: Only 31 of the 119 are from Oklahoma. Texas: 49 National: 39…More national recruits were on the roster than Oklahoma players.

      Is it good to have less homegrown players?

      • Brien Brown

        Idk if less is more in this case. Mean we have missed out on some big names guys as of late. Some of those kids never really turned into much and some did. But, Stoops has said we recruit Nationally and as we should, and that we will always dip into Texas again as we should, but, he has said they have failed in the past to really look at Oklahoma as a whole and watch the in state kids more and they are correcting that as of late as I think the last few classes and this one so far has proven. Now there is a lot of talent in Oklahoma this year that is no secret but, think we are making up for years past. Lots of kids get over looked that play small school ball that have big talent. The kid from Harrah this year Logan Robinson or whatever may not look like much now but, he is a kid who works hard could be a starter by his Senior year and be a big time blocker. JMT is also a kid that could be huge for us. Mean you take the kids you can especially if it helps build a pipeline and if they played for a big name HS to help get ins in that area. But, I would not be surprised if OU signs maybe 4-8 in state kids this class. It’s just a matter of finding those hidden gems. Which is what Stoops did so well early on well him and his staff. Get back to the roots.

  • hOUligan

    Great notes TFB. So many good prospects, too few scholarships to give. Really really would like to get Hines to go w/ Draper. Been wondering if Levi had the fluidity to stay w/ receivers. Good to hear he does.

  • Soonerfandave84

    Thank you Alex and Brandon for spending your Sunday at work.

    • AMKing00

      Not a problem. Enjoyed it and appreciate you reading.

      • Soonerfandave84

        Love this site, TFB = the home for OU news

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    • No problem. It really is fun to watch the top kids go at it.

  • Soonerfandave84

    All the hype around Brey Walker suggests if he continues to improve, he will be the next Orlando Pace type of OL.

    • AMKing00

      The kid us a BIG TIME talent. This video 247 Sports Director of Scouting, Barton Simmons took yesterday shows what I was referring to with Brey Walker. This is him vs Temple, TX DE Taquon Graham, who has an OU offer.

      • AMKing00
        • Soonerfandave84

          thank you, he looks like a wall with quick feet

      • Wa

        Brey Walker is also a state Champion in wrestling…his father told me at the camp that his wrestling background played a big part in his such strong hand strength. That kid is a beast. Him and Tyrese are big time pick up for that OU line. Coach Bedenbaugh is making waves at OU. And there’s one more 2018 OT that’s on the watch list Darrell Simpson 6-7 320 who could likely end up at OU as well. Those 3 were very close at the camp Sunday, and i made it my business to find out from their parents how things were going with OU. Great…..

  • hOUligan

    Love most hearing how these guys are ‘tight’ and building a bond early. It is building excitement w/ other recruits. This is really getting good. @SoonerSquad17 @Whogotnext

  • CrimsonNative

    Appreciate the work you guys do…one of the best OP’s we’ve gotten in a while.

  • soonersd

    Awesome, I wasn’t expecting an OP and this one has some great info. So happy to be a part of #TFBsquad16

  • DR LEO MARVIN

    Excellent read and reporting.

  • Jacobs104

    Any insight to why Robison got the Elite11 snub after winning QB MVP?

    • AMKing00

      Didn’t quite get that one myself. Shawn Robinson shows potential with a live arm but he had major issues with accuracy throughout the day. Thought both Robison and Cam Roane were the top 2 QBs yesterday IMO.

      • AMKing00

        Lot of evaluators love arm strength and the velocity Robinson displays was on a different level than any other QB in attendance. But again, if you aren’t accurate that big arm doesn’t mean as much.

        • Jacobs104

          Thanks! As always, appreciate the updates

  • AMKing00

    Was a good time out there yesterday. With so much talent in 1 place I didn’t get to see as many kids as I wanted to like Earnest Brown, Kobe Boyce, etc. But as far as freakish prospects to see in person Baron Browning was probably at the top for me. He is ready to play day 1 physically already wherever he goes.

    • hOUligan

      Did Nick Robinson make it to this camp or has plans to hit another? Really curious about that kid.

    • Soonerfandave84

      Was Marvin Wilson there? Oh, if OU could somehow get him. He is a future top 5 pick.

      • AMKing00

        He was not in attendance.

        • Soonerfandave84

          Thank you

    • MikeyBoom

      Alex, in your opinion, who are the leaders for Browning and Hines? If you where a betting man, where would you say they end up signing day. I know it’s close to impossible to answer this but just take a shot at it bro haha

      • AMKing00

        For Hines, I wouldn’t be surprised if it was OU but not afraid to admit I honestly don’t have a feel.

        • Hearing OU is at, or near the top for Hines. He grew up playing with Levi on team USA. They are friends. I’m not predicting him to OU, just stating what I know.

          • MikeyBoom

            Thanks for the reply Brandon. What bout Browning?

          • Brien Brown

            The feeling fwiw and I am not an insider is OU get Hones, it will help in landing Browning in the fact he would want to play with Draper and Hines. And have heard Hines is high on OU!

          • Wa

            Brien, i dont think well be able to get hines and browning, it’ll be one or the other…keep in mind, OU has some good linebackers from the 16 class…these guys want to go somewhere were they can pretty much jump in and start contributing

          • Brien Brown

            Well I know we have DeBerry, Kelly, and Jackson. Who all 3 look like they will be studs IMO, and I know Draper is on board, but if we got both of them bare with me. Start DeBerry and Jackson as your stand up DE’s, with Kelly and Draper in the middle, and Hines and Browing on the OLB spots. Think of it I know it’s a huge long shot but it could work!

          • Wa

            Hey brother, if they all hoped on board that would be freaking awesome…I would really like to see that happen. I was just thinking logically, but with teenagers who ever knows…you know.

          • Brien Brown

            True. But, that’s how I would sale it if it was me lol! Put Marvin Wilson in the middle at DT, Okudah, Brown, Bandy, Broiles, and Barnes patrolling the secondary on man how scary is sounds!

          • D Hunter Sanchez

            Yes. But you are forgetting Jon-Michael Terry who is going to be a stud for us.

          • Brien Brown

            I hadn’t forgot but I see him becoming an actual DE for us possibly a DT cause of his size and lack of position players in the future there. He will be a stud.

          • Brien Brown

            Well I know we have DeBerry, Kelly, and Jackson. Who all 3 look like they will be studs IMO, and I know Draper is on board, but if we got both of them bare with me. Start DeBerry and Jackson as your stand up DE’s, with Kelly and Draper in the middle, and Hines and Browing on the OLB spots. Think of it I know it’s a huge long shot but it could work!

          • Wa

            and he grew up playing with Tyrese Robinson for many years till highschool

        • MikeyBoom

          Thanks for the reply Alex

        • Wa

          AMKing00 Hines plays a good poker face, it’s the main reason why he has over 80+ offers, he’s a elite linebacker that shows schools that he’s open to all offers…A player of his caliber knows which 3 schools he will eventually commit to…he’s just enjoying the process…which is not a bad idea

      • Wa

        No one is aware but my little brother Tyrese Robinson grew up playing football with A. Hines, his dad coached them for years. Hines and his father have a very close relationship and i can bet you money he’s not going that far from dallas. With the options of schools within a 6 hr radius of DFW the only real contenders I believe will OU and UT. Based on the elite class OU is putting together currently over Texas I’m leaning with him joining this awesome class. Everyone wants to be apart of something special, wouldn’t you….

  • Brien Brown

    Also while on the topic of recruiting any one done our favorite things of number crunching to see how big this class will be and how many we can take? I know 1/1 QB, 1/2 on RBs possibly 3, 1/3 WR’s possibly 4 1/3 OL, Not sure we have any DL/DE prospects yet but we need 3 at least in my eyes, 1/3 LB’s maybe 4, and 4/5 DB’s. Not sure on Ath/K/P.

    • D Hunter Sanchez

      Well, the DL Coach we had didn’t knock anyones socks off in recruiting.

      • Brien Brown

        Well we need to this year! Marvin Wilson if we got him would go a long way in correcting that, he is one kid but, we need a few more!

  • ouwooferman

    great post guys. Thanks for the spring break edition. Boomer

  • Sacramento Sooner

    Great info. Thanks!

  • Randy

    Did Nick Robinson and Isaish Thomas go to this ?

    • No. Both played for state basketball state titles in their respective classes.

      • hOUligan

        Thanks, Brandon. And ya know what…that says a ton about their athleticism right there. Good stuff.

      • Randy

        Thanks. They planning on Houston or just too far ? Speaking of I can’t remember his name but there was a kid for Douglas playing basket ball on FSN they mentioned he was going to NEO for football..

  • Slim Sooner

    Excellent OP very much appreciated, guys. Lots of info.

  • hOUligan

    Dang!!! Best OP in a while. Lots of good notes on recruits and the trifecta: K, AMK AND Brandon responding to ????s. Thanks TFB!!

  • Brien Brown

    Thanks guys Brandon, King, K, and Jordan for all the hard work. It was around Feb of last year when I joined this site and have stayed in touch daily though not always active, I enjoy all the information and people on here. Thanks again truly for all the insight and heads up!

    • paganpink

      Think how many miles you have driven while posting on here Brien! LOL

      • Brien Brown

        None actually lol! I usually do it on my cell while at home or at work lol! I just can’t share my thoughts and drive!

  • SoonerOracle737

    Happy Pi Day Fun Fact:

    Indian man Rajveer Meena holds the world record for remembering the value of Pi to 70,000 at the VIT University, Vellore, India, on 21 March 2015.

    He wore a blindfold throughout the entire recall, which took nearly 10 hours.

    • paganpink

      He’s a mentat!

      • Drew

        Dune reference!

        • Jed

          Well, maybe just a touch of the blue to his eyes…

          • Drew

            Fear is the mind-killer . . .

          • Jed

            The Sleeper must awake and realize that He Is The Qwisatz Hadderach!

            Please go set a thumper, it is time to summon a worm and return to the deep desert. I must consult with our Reverend Mother, I must drink the water of life.

          • Drew

            Whether a thought is spoken or not it is a real thing and it has power. You might find the line between life and death among the Fremen to be too sharp and quick.

          • Jed

            Among the ZenSunni mystics, that line was always one to be treated with respect, but ultimately was of little significance.

          • Drew

            Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife – chopping off what’s incomplete and saying: ‘Now, it’s complete because it’s ended here.

          • paganpink

            It’s the spice!

        • OohRah Mama

          Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical
          universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step
          beyond logic.

      • Jed

        Pieter De Vries!

      • SoonerOracle737

        I’m lucky if I remember my ATM pin #.

        • metzker

          I have it saved if ya ever need it! Bazinga.

      • metzker

        Wasnt he the guy on the boat with a tiger?

  • John Garner

    Awesome OP! Much appreciated, especially in the absence of the daily news. Hope I live to 2018. I’d loved to see our commits perform.

  • SWoods

    Great OP guys! Well done!!

  • SWoods

    Great OP guys! Well done!!

  • Shelby is a Patriot

    This is awesome, thanks guys.

  • Gary Robbins

    Excellent post TFB crew. Lots of new info. Will spend part of the afternoon looking up these athletes on Hudl and etc. Well at least till “Happy Hour” at our local hole in the wall. Sure hope OU has room for 25 commits in 2017.

    • soonerbred4ever

      On another site it was said, 25-27, depending on who they can count against 2016.

  • Greenlantern Otis

    i think seeing how well the 17 committs are doing at camps and how godo they are already is helping them with other recruits cause they are wanting to get in on a great class

  • Stephen

    This is what happens when you get highly rated recruits early. They go after other highly recruited guys for you. Good coverage, Brandon and Alex!

  • 47 Straight OU Know

    Thanks for the OP!!! We need a Nixon to go with a Mixon and also another KD cant hurt either.

  • SoonerMagic76

    Me all morning without a post up

    • 47 Straight OU Know

      We welcome you Magic!!!

  • SoonerMagic76

    Absolutely love seeing these recruiting notes. I keep hearing nothing but great things about the recruiting work being done

  • cdzendolet

    Great info! 2017 is shaping up to be a hell of a class. Obviously OU has to work to keep all the commitments, but it sounds like they are all on board, and doing what they can to strengthen the class even more. So much talent put together already – can’t wait to see these guys hit the field in crimson and cream!

  • Kyle Boone

    Sources tell me Browning, Hines, and Draper are all OK State locks. Draper is recruiting OSU behind the scenes until he goes public at his state championship game. Will have a big video reveal covering live.

    • Brien Brown

      LOL keep dreaming Kyle!

    • Sooner Ray

      Your sources SUCK!

      • metzker

        Not as bad as texsa!

    • Brien Brown

      So what your really saying is all the OU commits that he has been recruiting will all flip to OSU!

    • Greenlantern Otis

      man

    • metzker

      ————

      • Sooner Ray

        OP was so good today and it’s almost 80 degrees, perfect day for a few beers.

      • soonerbred4ever

        That is the look of one nervous llama
        when he just figured out he is in stoolwater.

        • Sooner Ray

          Truth!

          • metzker

            I usually save this llama for SD, but figured kyles post was worthy!

          • Sooner Ray

            It was.

          • Kyle Boone

            honored, sir

        • metzker

          Hes looking for that cowboy with nervous eyes.

      • Kyle Boone

        ha!! jk metzker…

    • Buddy W

      Sources tell me you’re an idiot.

      • Jordan Esco

        easy now

        • rphokc

          what, you don’t trust the inmates for a week?

        • metzker

          Nice move J!

        • Kyle Boone

          I didn’t see it, but thanks for keeping things civil … I just come here for the convo .. boosting your page views 😉

    • ORly?

      • Jed

        why does gundy still go with that hair?

      • Kyle Boone

        Ha!! JK…

    • Exiled In Ohio

      Hey, Bud! Good to see you checking back in. You always do a great job of stirring up the natives!

      Yep, the Cowgirls are going to have an awesome class. In fact, Bob Stoops may step down from OU just so he can become an assistant under Gundy and get blessed by all the talent up in Stillwater. My soruces say Baker Mayfield is thinking about walking on up there; it’s an opportunity for him to be the first to walk on 3 times and win the job at a Div I school.

      I can’t believe you failed to mention Brey Walker, who my sources say is a silent commit to OSU as well. Maybe with him you guys could get a running game that breaks 100 yards/game occasionally. Oh, and Brey has tested out of his last two years of HS, so he should arrive in Stillwater next fall.

      Yes, sir, the future looks bright for you guys! You sure picked the right school to root for!

      • Sooner Ray

        Woot! Woot!

      • Kyle Boone

        Good point, EIO, Brey Walker has been committed to OSU silently since he was in fifth grade. But he knows he can recruit better recruits by being publicly committed to OU.

        I didn’t pick the school though, the school picked me. 😉 it’s not so bad sometimes as long as you enjoy feeling sorry for yourself and regretting your life as a fan after every football season

        • Exiled In Ohio

          You were forced to go to OSU? Sorry to hear that.

          You make a good point about lower expectations. I imagine October is much less stressful when you are reconciled that your team has no chance. I can see the advantage in that … sort of.

          • Kyle Boone

            Ha no .. just made more sense financially for me to go to Oklahoma State. At least we still have basketb… oh wait.

    • metzker

      Kyle, your usually a good poster,did you forget to add the /////SSSSSSSSSSSSS.

      • Soonerboyz

        Sure thing…

      • Kyle Boone

        I forgot to mention my post was a guest comment on behalf of SD.

    • Ron Burgandy

      They need some players……

      • Kyle Boone

        agreed, our recruiting is probably the worst it has ever been in the Mike Gundy era….

  • OceanDescender

    Wow, great post! Okudah with the horns down ought to make any Sooner fan smile.

  • Matt

    Does Brey Walker have a shot at being the #1 overall recruit for 2018?

    • Only if he switches commitment to Bama, or any SEC team, really.

    • AMKing00

      After his performance yesterday I have no problem saying yes he makes a strong case. What’s scary is he is still growing and has a frame with tons of room to add weight. Has great length which makes him a tough matchup and has all the tools. Potential is very high.

      • Matt

        cool. I’m guessing The Opening changed their rules on Juniors at the finals because if I’m not mistaken Rashan Gary was there two years ago as a junior, I do think he was the only junior though.

        • AMKing00

          Yeah Jack Anderson was there last year among a few other 2017 prospects. They don’t bring in a lot but they have started including JRs in the event.

  • Dusty D Anderson

    Just curious, any word on Youngquist?

    • Greenlantern Otis

      totally forgot about the kid im looking for an update on him but cant find anything kinda crazy.

  • metzker

    Awesome and unexpected OP today.Thanks TFB,Metz out———-

    • Sooner Ray

      Quitter! 🙂

      • metzker

        Not a quitter, just left work and came home!

        • Sooner Ray

          Did you get dirt in your crack? And why did your picture from work get deleted?

          • metzker

            I did bad. I deleted it..It was a big pic and well I thought no one would really be interested in the pic honestly.

          • Sooner Ray

            I checked in just in time to see it, looked like a bad day.

          • metzker

            Nasty, new job site in the middle of a big ass cotton field,no hiding from the blowing west texas dirt!

  • rphokc
  • LandThieve3

    Man.. Can you imagine the recruiting hype train OU could produce if we were to beat Houston, tOSU, and Texas along with a big 12 championship and playoff birth?

    • Sooner Ray

      Epic.

    • Soonerfandave84

      And win the Playoff

      • Tucker

        That usually helps

      • or even better, just win the ESPN Hype Award presented every day for every SEC team. That would help a lot.

    • paganpink

      What do you mean “if”?

      • metzker

        WOOT WOOTTTTTTTTTT

    • Slim Sooner

      I’ll allow this.

  • j l

    I didn’t realize just how good our class was until seeing all this info. Has a chance to be one of our best in a real long time. Excited would be an understatement. And the fact these kids all want to be sooners makes it even better.

  • Jeff

    Should we be worried Barnes and Robinson visiting other schools?

    • metzker

      Nope!We are OU!

      • paganpink

        My man!

        • metzker

          Hows that crotch rocket?Hyabusa I mean!

          • paganpink

            I’m still going through PT from my rotator cuff tear so I haven’t been riding at all. Probably tear it again the first time I hit it a little, LOL. I have crashed bikes through the years in almost every way imaginable and you CAN come off the back if you don’t have your knees locked onto the tank and you’re weak on one side! Well maybe not weak- more like Spiderman’s “I’m so sick I’m almost reduced to the strength of an ordinary man!” But it’s like spring time lately and I hear the sound of bikes at night calling me like a long lost lover to come and have fun, challenge the night and physics and injury and win yet again. I bought my first one- a Honda CB-150 Dream with my paper route money in 1967 and there have been only about 4 years since that day that I didn’t have a motorcycle. Oh. And yes I’ve done 200 on it. An indicated 215 with 6% speedo error for a legit 203 and it still had a little more.

          • Sooner Ray

            My tractor can do 15mph ALL DAY. 🙂

          • metzker

            I so had to log back on to respond.Im a dirt guy long ago pro.Raced supercross cotton bowl crashed lcq.Still ride 450 yamadog. My son dr leo is open pro —————-

          • Sooner Ray

            Crashed my last dirt bike several years ago…..showed me how old I was. LOL.

          • Maranatha846

            I gave them up when I finally realized it was taking too long for my body to heal.

          • paganpink

            WOW! You do know how to ride the back wheel when you want to! Double clutched my second Busa in 2003 cresting a little hill on a highway with a series of little quick hills that we had been floating the front tires down the back side of, and looped the darn thing at close to 80. Didn’t hurt me too bad, I broke a toe and got my foot ground down some because I wasn’t wearing my riding boots and it knocked me outta my tennis shoes in an instant before I started bouncing and stuff.

          • metzker

            Well there you go, some people know how to fall and well some don’t LOL.

          • paganpink

            That’s right! I actually laid out and let the leathers take the heat after the first couple of ouch! ouch! ouches and it worked great. Don’t tumble! Got so hot from the road that I even had time to flip over and let the other side get ground down and ended up with road rash only on my foot.

          • metzker

            That’s it, mean when it happens instincts take over,it easy to say,but truth.Remember Chad Reed moto oops?Dude in air forever landed the down side of the jump,hit a bumper on the face, got up finished 3rd, crazy awesome.If you haven’t seen it look up chad reed crash.

          • DR LEO MARVIN

            That’s me I wonder if the AMA will let me run Dr. Leo Marvin plates?

          • metzker

            Yep,maybe!

      • Slim Sooner

        And there’s only ONE.

    • Brien Brown

      My honest answer is no on Barnes, and possibly on Robinson to not just be the homer and say they are all OU!

      • metzker

        The 17 squad is just to strong to let another member slip imho!

        • Brien Brown

          Well I do believe that and I want to believe that and I think you may be right but out of those 2 he would be the one to worry about IMO!

          • metzker

            Robinson

          • Brien Brown

            Yes sir! Barnes has been with us a long time and think he has a great relationship, with Brown, Broiles and Bandy they make up a nice looking DB class that can only get better!

          • metzker

            I so agree. Just like the old days nastyyyyyyy.

          • Brien Brown

            Add Okudah and I’ll be very happy, which he should be also cause where as he would be a great piece for any team, him being a Sooner and dominating with those 4 B’s on D would probably make us the best secondary in the country IMO. Not taking anything away from guys already on campus just saying when it’s their time to step up they could be very nasty! Plus got to think the would be playing with LB’s Kelly, Draper, Jackson, and DeBerry and maybe like Browning and Hines. Bledsoe, and the 3 big DT from last years class, JMT, and maybe a guy like Wilson playing the DL. Man it’s scary to think how much team speed and talent there would be on the field!

          • metzker

            In deed bring it man to man,nasty d line,no time to throw, and blanket cover.Hell yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!And maybe Bake will see mixon more on those wide open swings.

          • Brien Brown

            Well by that time we are talking probably Murray throwing to Anderson and Adams. When those guys step up! But this season yea, hope they make more of effort to get Mixon in space!

          • metzker

            Exciting times ahead.

      • Wa

        Can’t speak for Barnes but my brother Tyrese is locked in. The media keeps saying he plans to visit other schools but they fail to mention it’s on his 5 official visit. Now you don’t spend a year engaged with another woman then at the last minute before the wedding you go and and marry another woman. If anything you call off the engagement with the first woman. That’s the reason we shut down visiting other schools for junior day. It’s pretty much pointless and a waste of our money and time. However we have encouraged him to use his official visits to enjoy himself and get out of state. We have a great relationship with coach bedenbaugh and believe he is the right coach to help him blossom into a elite lineman at the next level. Hearing this from me is like hearing it come out of his mouth. We’re reppin that SS17′.

        • Brien Brown

          Well sir you are correct as the media and other sources make it seem as is if there is a waver and I hope that is not the case. As a simple fan I love all the recruits on board already, just seems media plays up a few that we maybe should not have got and make us think we where bait to get other schools to jump in and once they do we won’t keep them. I appreciate the insight and it was no way a slam or disrespect meant at all just listening to other sources. Again thanks for the insight and I think this class could be super special for OU.

          • Wa

            Yeah, these boys committed all know they building something special they bonding already, and they still growing

    • Matt

      I don’t think Barnes because he is an OU legacy. Of all the current commits, CD Lamb worries me the most. He sounds like he’s in love with LSU. However, on twitter, every one of the current commits is always tweeting Pro-OU stuff and #soonersquad17 so I take those as a good sign.

      • metzker

        O its not revenge, its a reckoning.Sorry had a holiday moment!

    • Stephen

      Not necessarily. If he walks away with a good enought impression to start rethinking things then I’d start to worry.

    • Sooner Ray

      Depends on who “we” is. 🙂

      • Jeff

        You

        • Sooner Ray

          I don’t waste my time with worry, I just pull for the players we get.

    • Greenlantern Otis

      barnes has been on board the longest if i remeber correctly i cant see him going

    • Soonerboyz

      Get use to it.
      Our commitments take visits.

    • Wa

      Wouldn’t you take 5 free visits to schools out of state just for the experience if you had the chance. My little brother is a OU lock, where not going anywhere, we just encourage him to take a trip out of town and enjoy yourself.

      • Jeff

        Commit after you take your 5 visits. It’s like you having accepted a job but still doing interviews.

        • Wa

          But it’s not a job, it’s a game…. until you make money…then it becomes a job.

          • Jeff

            Yeah but it’s a life changing decision like a job

          • Wa

            Which that means you wouldn’t rush to make a decision on a school and if you verbally commit to a school, that means your 100% on board. It’s about him enjoying the once in a lifetime experience. But you can’t expect everyone to see and agree on your prospective on how he should commit. Lets just be happy that all of these kids have choose OU at this point. Think Positive, all we can do and should do

        • Wa

          It still goes back to the point of use your free trips out of state have fun enjoy yourself. And as a fan be happy and positive for a recruit, that is as long as he is verbally committed to OU. Obviously he wants to play here.

  • metzker

    Ok time to cook. Thanks again to Alex and Brandon for a kick ass OP today!This girl just wears me out, gotta load carbs for round 2 tonight BOOMERRRRRRRRR———–

    • metzker

      ———-

      • Martin

        Looks like Rd 2 started without you. Dang!

    • Jpsooner23

      ……

      • metzker

        Its ok JP!

  • metzker

    Ok this is side ways but still metz gal! BOOMER!————–

    • Sooner Ray

      Up vote for Metz gal only. 🙂

    • Nice snag Metz. Mrs Metz is a hottie.

    • Slim Sooner

      SOONER!! Pretty lady, lucky guy.

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      Hey I took that picture.

    • Okie403

      Considering this is a football board ..I’d have to say Metz ‘out kicked his coverage’ with that lady!!!

      • metzker

        Fair catch!

        • Okie403

          Yea like the Sooners punt return plan… You are a work in progress!

          • metzker

            Exactly!

          • Okie403

            If u’d ask the women in all our lives (or even the ladies who join us here), all husbands/significant others are works in progress. Just that some of us require a LOT more effort.

            but an old coach told me once, when I quit trying to make you better, maybe you should rethink what you’re doing

          • metzker

            Truth!^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

      • DR LEO MARVIN

        Yup

    • metzker

      Being this is a football board i am removing pic.

      • SamSooner

        But, but, but…

  • metzker

    Nite

    • paganpink

      Sleep tite- don’t let the bed bugs bite!

    • paganpink

      Sleep tite- don’t let the bed bugs bite!

  • Dorothy Hahn

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  • metzker

    Good morning,its 7:30 and texsa sucks!

    • Sooner Ray

      It’s a good morning to hate texsa.

      • SamSooner

        As always. The more I hate them, the more I feel like I’m not truly committed in my hate: so, I start over.

        Good morning!

    • SamSooner

      Metzker, my man!

      Good morning, sir.

      • metzker

        Morning,Sam

    • Jake

      Metz, I checked in this morning and saw that you posted a picture of your lovely lady. Congrats on snagging a good one!

      In other news, Good Morning!

      • metzker

        Morning ,Jake!

      • SamSooner

        Yeah, you like that?
        He was more than happy to give me his psycho ex-girlfriend with the wobbly right eye.

        • metzker

          LMAOOOOOOOOOO.

  • Mike Reed

    Good morning folks!! I’ll try to give us a little “Daily News” to get the day started.

    1. OU Women extend streak with #6 seed. http://www.soonersports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=31000&ATCLID=210803224

    2. Buddy Hield has one last chance to electrify fans. http://www.kjrh.com/sports/college-sports/university-of-oklahoma/oklahoma-sooners-buddy-hield-has-one-last-chance-to-electrify-college-basketball-fans-in-ncaas

    3. 2016 NCAA tournament team previews: Oklahoma Sooners http://www.si.com/college-basketball/oklahoma-sooners-2016-ncaa-tournament

    4. STRONG ROAD PERFORMANCE KEEPS SOONERS IN FIRST (Gymnastics) http://www.soonersports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=31000&ATCLID=210801087

    5. Just some good NCAA Tournament Tweets and stories about OU. http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/201/oklahoma-sooners

    6. NCAA Tournament: Sooners, Golden Hurricane will keep Woodard family racking up the miles. http://newsok.com/ncaa-tournament-sooners-golden-hurricane-will-keep-woodard-family-racking-up-the-miles/article/5485017

    7. OU journal: Staying close to home an adjustment for Sooners. http://newsok.com/staying-close-to-home-an-adjustment-for-sooners/article/5485014

    8. Download your 2016 NCAA Women’s Tournament bracket here. http://newsok.com/download-your-2016-ncaa-womens-tournament-bracket/article/5485089

    9. UNOFFICIAL Nike+ Football The Opening Rating Day Dallas Results. http://www.studentsports.com/football/2016/03/13/nike-football-opening-rating-day-dallas-results/

    10. Nike+ Football The Opening Finals. http://www.studentsports.com/football/theopeningfinals/

    • Birddawg

      Nice!

      • SamSooner

        Birddawg, good morning!

        • Birddawg

          Hey Sam!
          Good morning!

    • SamSooner

      Mike, thank you for the effort this morning. How goes it?

      • Mike Reed

        You’re welcome! Going great in my neck of the woods. If I could figure out how to embed Tweets like Jordan I could up my game a little bit.

        • SamSooner

          You did a great job. We appreciate it.

    • CrimsonNative

      Minus some pictures and a few Youtube videos/movie trailers, I’d say you pretty well have the Sooner News Daily nailed. Nice job!

      • SamSooner

        Very nice, indeed.

        Good morning, Crimson.

        • CrimsonNative

          Good morning, Sam.

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    • Jake

      Thanks, Mike. You’re a true Sooner!

      • SamSooner

        Jake, there he is. Good morning!

        • Jake

          Present! Hope you a have a good day, brother.

          • SamSooner

            I most definitely will. And you do the same.

            I just mailed my brother-in-law a check for the OU/tOSU game. I will see you this fall.

          • Jake

            That’s awesome

          • jimintexas

            That is great! I look for it to be our first test of how the sound may be changed, with the stadium mods.

          • SamSooner

            I can’t wait.

    • 47 Straight OU Know

      Mornin,Mike!! Thanks for giving us something UNTIL the OP is up!!!!

    • Oscar

      Two Oklahoma commits, three top-10 players from Texas earn Opening Final invites
      http://usatodayhss.com/2016/two-oklahoma-commits-three-top-10-players-from-texas-earn-opening-final-invites

      Sooners rise to No. 2 in 247Sports Recruiting Rankings
      http://247sports.com/Article/Oklahoma-rises-to-No-2-in-247Sports-Recruiting-Rankings-44262130

    • ALar03

      Good looking out mike! BOOMER

    • jonnyBgood

      You’re hired. 😀

  • 47 Straight OU Know

    Good morning fellow Brainiacs. “It is another great day to be a SOONER”. Now get out there and tell someone why it is a great day to be a SOONER!!!!!!

    • metzker

      Morning, 47!

      • 47 Straight OU Know

        Good morning,Metzker!!!

    • SamSooner

      47, still going strong, I see.

      • Jake

        Morning, Sam! We may not have a Daily News thread, but we will make it happen on here regardless!

        • SamSooner

          Self-preservation. I think I’m going to pull a Metzker and make up my own news. I’m sure if you dig you’ll find that my fabrications aren’t totally void of facts.

      • 47 Straight OU Know

        Morning,Sam!!! Trying to spread that morning cheer.

    • Jake

      47, WHAT’S up my brother?!

      • 47 Straight OU Know

        Just living the dream,Jake!!! Mornin to ya!!

  • Jake
  • Jake
    • SamSooner

      WTH is that baldheaded green shirt wearing thing doing? Looks like it’s humping the air and quite possibly the banana. I have that poor reindeers stuck in my head again.

      • Jake

        LOL, NOOOOO. No flash backs, I beg of you.

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      That’s right.

  • SamSooner

    EasTex, is today the day you return, my friend? If you’re reading this, I hope you’re okay, brother. Prayers up to you and yours.

    • Soonerfandave84

      I fear the worst Sam. Haven’t seen him since pre-Orange Bowl

      • SamSooner

        Same here. Same here.

        • Soonerfandave84

          Hopefully he’s ok. Prayers for him

          • soonerbred4ever

            His last post was Jan 5. Not looking good.

  • SamSooner

    What school did Max Wariboko choose to attend?

    • Aren’t they both going to UCLA?

      • SamSooner

        I don’t think so. 247 doesn’t have a school of choice for him.

        • Soonerbred
          • SamSooner

            Wow!

            That’s strange: with UCLA and Louisville on the table, he ends up there. Either he didn’t qualify or he didn’t want to play with big brother as much as big brother wanted to play with him.

            It’s hard to believe he didn’t qualify, being that his parents are educators.

            Weird and Strange.

          • Soonerbred

            I don’t think you wind up at ESU if you had commitable offers. The article says the Iowa one dried up and my guess is the rest did too.

          • @DallasSooner

            Or it could be he really never had a Louisville or UCLA offer. Also maybe had an offer and it disappeared then you have a scramble to find somewhere to go. Also wasn’t that part of why big brother went to UCLA was because he wanted lil brother to have an offer early from OU?

          • SamSooner

            Dallas, yeah. That’s correct. But I thought both UCLA and Louisville offered him.

          • j l

            An offer, and a committable offer are 2 different things. It was probably only there if they missed out on a bunch of other prospects.

      • BoomerDave

        No, Max ended up signing with Emporia State. This is a classic case of schools (UCLA and Louisville) telling (lying to) a recruit (Josh) that we will sign your little brother (Max) if you will sign with us. Max was never a D-1 prospect and everyone knew it. OU was just honest about it, UCLA wasn’t.

    • Patvan

      Ucla

  • LottsSocks

    Per Bruce Feldman with ESPN: The Buffalo Bills have hired former #UNC asst and ex #OU HC John Blake as their new DL coach.

    #WristbandUp

    • OohRah Mama

      Well, they’re screwed.

      • JB

        Dumbasses!!!

  • Mr. Jones

    Can you give me the exact name of the ncaa bracket we’re using?

    • StL Sooner
      • Birddawg

        TFB bracket?!?

        • StL Sooner

          Dustin set up a bracket challenge for the TFB’ers. the password is boomersooner

          • ALL CAPS

          • SoonerOracle737

            Quit shouting. We hear you.

          • Been hanging out with a 6 year old this morning.

          • SoonerOracle737

            Now that will hurt your ears!

  • metzker

    BOOM!——-

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      BOOM

    • cdzendolet

      That will never get old. I can watch that for hours

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      ———————

    • Slim Sooner

      The JumpTruck! Now that was a classic favorite.

    • Big Higg

      That was one of the greatest things I’ve ever witnessed

    • JB

      That’s more like it

  • Jed

    what is this BOOM! of which you speak?

    • metzker

      Just practicing.

      • Jed

        damn! i thought you brought tidings

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      BOOM!

      • JB

        Not that douche. Stick to Denzel.

  • Fear The Magic

    Anthony MacFarland has an OU offer.
    We’ve done pretty well in Md lately and this kid is even more highly rated that Dobbins.
    I think we need to get Coach Gundy on the case and make a big push.

    http://www.hudl.com/athlete/2906544/highlights/192465375

    • metzker

      That kid is really fast,or everybody else is really slow!

      • Fear The Magic

        They couldnt even catch him when they had the angle on him!

        • metzker

          Yea ill go with hes fastttttttttttt.

          • Fear The Magic

            yep that works for me too.

          • Fear The Magic

            I figured that while I had 10 min free time at work I’d do some advanced scouting for OU.

          • metzker

            Nice work Fear.

          • Fear The Magic

            Thanks Metz. I seriously hope they go after this kid not only because he looks like a really good RB but more importantly if we get him I can claim that it was because of me.

          • metzker

            Excellent,Ill mark this post!

          • Fear The Magic

            ‘ppreciate it bro

    • SamSooner

      I haven’t seen anyone out run a defender, who has a angle on him, since Herschal Walker.

      • Fear The Magic

        The kid has serious jets.

        • SamSooner

          I agree. He explodes out of the backfield.

    • SamSooner

      Great vision, stop and start, and very burstable.

      • paganpink

        “Burstable” LOL. I like that!

        • SamSooner

          I aim to please. How are you Pagan?

          • metzker

            I also meant to comment on burstable!But im slow.

          • SamSooner

            Metzker, I will take your comments anytime.

    • SamSooner

      He reminds me of DeMarco.

    • Stephen

      Just wrote a piece on him. He’s at or near the top of my list for 2017 running backs.

  • Mike Reed

    • Slim Sooner

      You’re killin it today, Mike. Good stuff.

      • Mike Reed

        I’m trying to get some work done, but it’s been difficult. 🙂

  • DR LEO MARVIN

    ———–

  • DR LEO MARVIN

    ———–

    • Daryl

      Ummmm is that his way of recruiting Rambo???

      • Yes. Rambo tweeted that “sleep is for the Rich” and that’s what Robison said in response.

  • Dave Wilkins

    With Steve Spurrier being this first to offer Mookie’s son Dominick Blaylock in the 8th grade and Steve Spurrier Jr. being back at OU, do you think there is an offer coming soon? I notice that his offers are racking up quickly now.

    • SoonerinLondon

      Is Mookie Blaylock in jail?

      • Dave Wilkins

        Yes sir. Probably wouldn’t hurt to make a connection with the kid while he is having to deal this.

  • Only 13 entries so far? Come on, guys. All it takes is a cbssports account and a bunch of luck. You know you want to.
    http://tfbbracket.mayhem.cbssports.com/
    Password: BOOMERSOONER

    • Birddawg

      I want to but it keeps saying private league need invite?

        • 47 Straight OU Know

          Still nothing!!!!!!

          • Seriously?

          • eastoksooner

            I got in using the tfbbracket link

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            Slow down there fella!!! Some of us are not computer savvy like yourself. Can we do more than one?

          • Unfortunately, no. Not that I’ve seen, anyway. I tried. You can enter up to 3, I think, for the main cbssports challenge.

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            Thanks, I will be done momentarily!

          • I’ve edited my bracket at least a dozen times already.

          • Birddawg

            Im going to edit mine once I know
            1) who plays in
            2) how many brackets im going against.
            My approach is too edit no more than one time after those two things happen. After that its going against my best judgment.

          • The way I see it, my bracket will be all kinds of messed up by 3:00 Thursday afternoon.

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            I will leave mine be. As to not second guess myself. Take it to the bank Brainiacs!!!

        • Greenlantern Otis

          that one worked for me

        • Birddawg

          Thanks!!

    • 47 Straight OU Know

      Same for me Dustin!!!!! Access DENIED!!!!!!!

    • Up to 18. Be sure to change your name to your TFB screen name. Also, check the message board for a couple polls and the inevitable trash talking.

    • Brien Brown

      Signed up as Frank B. Pereida my legal name go by Brien Brown as to not associate with my real dad as he has same first and clearly same last name as me. So BB is what I go by! But I am in man.

      • Cool beans. Good luck.

      • 47 Straight OU Know

        Me and my pops as well, we had the same B-Day also!!!

    • 22 now. Only 44 hours left to enter.

    • 28

    • 28

    • crazyb

      Joined

    • crazyb

      Joined

    • SWoods

      I’m in

    • Buddy W

      I just entered. I’ve been on TFB for awhile – I’m Brad – but my disqus got messed up somehow, so I created new one. Boomer!

    • j l

      Couldnt figure out how to edit my screen name. Entry listed under real name, jay lively. Thx for putting this together.

      • Click on the Options tab.
        Your Name = The name of your bracket.

        • j l

          Thanks. Bracket name edited.

    • ColoradoSooner

      Just signed up. It’s under my actual name.

    • Stephen

      I’m in

    • SamSooner

      How do you play this? I have worst luck filling out brackets. Give me a pen and paper.

      • Do you have a cbssports account?

        • SamSooner

          No

          • Good news. It’s free. Just click on the link and go from there.

          • SamSooner

            I’ll give it a go.

          • I was going to delete the group if you didn’t.

  • bommer85

    http://footballscoop.com/news/what-if-the-ncaa-tournament-was-played-by-football-teams/

    This would have been a good outcome, maybe they should do a football tournament?

    • Mike Reed

      I like the outcome of that!!

  • Chris White
    • Jerry Reid

      Who is all in the picture? I’m not good with the faces yet.

      • Stephen

        Chanse Sylvie, Justin Broiles, Ahmad Thomas, Clay Mack, Steven Parker and I dont know who the others are.

      • Broiles, Steven Parker, Chanse Sylvie, Ahmad Thomas.

      • Chris White

        Steven Parker, Ahmad Thomas, Chanse Sylvie and the rest I don’t recognize

    • Trajan Bandy

      ‏@BandyTrajan

      @JustinbroilesJ me and you gonna be so turnt at OU … You Gotta be my roommate homie

  • RBear

    In case anyone’s interested in catching some Madness practices at the Peak:

    https://twitter.com/Big12Conference/status/709817353836503040

    • Amayetli

      If I was in town I would be down there, already got my tickets for the first session Friday. Can’t wait and BOOMER!

    • SamSooner

      RBear, what’s up, my friend?
      Thanks for the Twitter reposts.

    • 47 Straight OU Know

      I will be 2 blocks away everyday. Don’t have tickets, but I’m sure it will be packed. Just a heads up for those of you who usually go to Sphagetti Warehouse it is no longer there. Closed down last month. However there are some other good eats.

      • Birddawg

        Hey 47!
        I haven’t down to the peake/downtown in a long time.
        Curious.
        Where’s a good place to eat?
        parking?

        • 47 Straight OU Know

          If you want to stay in the Downtown area. For not so fancy i like Fuzzy’s taco shop or perhaps Zios is ok. Now if you want fancy try The Vast in the Devon tower just dont forget your wallet. And make reservations now if you can. As for parking anywhere from 5$ up to as much as $40. Our lot will be open for parking after 5pm for $5.00 Located off of Main St. If you dont want to eat Downtown let me know and i will give you a couple more spots.

          • Jake

            I’ve been to 4-5 different Fuzzy’s between OK & TX and the downtown OKC location is the best by far, IMO.

            Morning, 47!

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            Morning Jake!!! It is indeed tasty. That place is hopping all the time. Especially at lunch. I would eat it everyday if I could!!

          • Jake

            Good margaritas and the prices are super reasonable.

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            Fish bowls are tasty. Have not had one yet, they tend to frown on drinking during work. 🙁

          • Jake

            What a strange employer you have. HA

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            Never a dull moment here.

          • Birddawg

            Ive never been.
            I will give it a go fri night.

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            Went for lunch just now.Holy hell it is already hopping Downtown!!!

          • Birddawg

            Lets party

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            Where’s it at?

  • RBear

    In case anyone’s interested in catching some Madness practices at the Peak:

    https://twitter.com/Big12Conference/status/709817353836503040

  • Jpsooner23

    Just because……..

    • 47 Straight OU Know

      Did you feel the need?

      • Jpsooner23

        I did indeed. She counters my depression for lack of TFB posts (a lot)

    • paganpink

      This is how she looks when I spank her for being a bad girl! She gets VERY excited, too, if you know what I mean.

      • metzker

        ———

        • DR LEO MARVIN

          ——————

  • Okie403

    OMG…hate doing brackets…I’m such a HOMER

    • 47 Straight OU Know

      As long as you got the winner, piece of cake!!

    • BleedCrimson

      OU could very well win it all this year!!! That is not being a HOMER. Is it?

    • Slim Sooner

      So am I. Wonder how OU ended up in the center of my bracket.

  • 46 entries for the TFB Bracket Challenge. Always room for more.
    http://tfbbracket.mayhem.cbssports.com/e?ttag=BPM16_cpy_invite_new
    Password: BOOMERSOONER

    • 47 Straight OU Know

      Damn I should have waited!!!

      • Why?

        • 47 Straight OU Know

          Could’ve been number 47

          • Ha. Gotcha.

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            I’ll just go ahead and call it now you might as well take my bracket to the bank and cash it in!!

          • I’m sure you have the winner. BTW, we’re at 49 now.

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            About that we will see !!

    • cdzendolet

      Signed up!

  • 47 Straight OU Know

    3-2 Vandy. Anybody watching?

    • 47 Straight OU Know

      13-13We’ve got us a barn burner.

  • ALar03

    Good morning!! How bout them shockers! Got them goin to the sweet 16.. Still undecided on Baylor tho, think they are gone first round. I think 3 big 12 teams will be out first round

  • ouwooferman

    walks in, looks around, day 2, nothing to see here. fades to background.

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      Lurking

  • metzker

    Good morning! Well its 7:31 and texsa still sucks.——

    • SoonerMagic76

      Good morning Metz! Yes they do!

      • metzker

        Mornin,76.

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      Yeah you know they still suck too. BEVO

    • Rick

      That pic never gets old!

  • 47 Straight OU Know

    Good morning fellow Brainiacs. “It is another great day to be a SOONER”. It was absolutely dead here last night. Did Bob have another party that I was not invited too?

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      Yes it got really wild.

      • 47 Straight OU Know

        Well that is a fine how do ya do!!!

        • DR LEO MARVIN

          NEED A NEW OPEN POST other than that i’m good. Good morning 47.

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            Have a feeling we might get one today. Probably after lunch I reckon.

          • DR LEO MARVIN

            That would be alright.

      • 47 Straight OU Know

        Mornin,Doc!

  • Mike Reed

    Good Morning Brainiacs!! Here we go!!

    1. 10 Big XII football players to watch in 2016. http://www.si.com/college-football/photo/2016/03/08/big-12-players-watch-baker-mayfield-seth-russell/start

    2. Storylines for each Big XII team in spring practice(Almost a week old, but I hadn’t seen this story.) http://www.si.com/college-football/2016/03/08/big-12-spring-football-primer-2016

    3. Expanded College Football Playoff? http://www.sportingnews.com/list/4698359-college-football-68-team-bracket-playoff-expansion-alabama-clemson-oklahoma-michigan-state

    4. The return of college football video games could hinge on Supreme Court decision. http://www.sportingnews.com/ncaa-football-news/4698513-ed-obannon-class-action-lawsuit-college-football-video-games-ea-sports-ncaa-football

    5. Recruiting: More 5* Offensive Tackles than any other positions.(Then we need to get some!!) http://www.sportingnews.com/list/4697946-recruiting-signing-day-2017-top-offensive-tackles-uncommitted-foster-sarell-austin-jackson

    6. Podcast: Storylines, matchups, predictions for NCAA tournament. http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2016/03/14/ncaa-tournament-selection-sunday-preview-podcast

    7. Study: Black men playing college football, basketball lag in graduation rates http://www.sportingnews.com/ncaa-football-news/4698481-black-males-men-graduation-rates-college-football-basketball-degrees

    8. President Obama chooses Kansas to win it all in tournament. http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/14984934/president-barack-obama-chooses-kansas-jayhawks-win-tournament

    9. Big XII Football Mailbag. http://espn.go.com/blog/big12/post/_/id/110606/big-12-tuesday-mailbag-facilities-big-12s-top-rb-corps

    10. Sooners rise to No. 2 in 247Sports Recruiting Rankings. http://247sports.com/Article/Oklahoma-rises-to-No-2-in-247Sports-Recruiting-Rankings-44262130

    11. Ed O’Bannon plaintiffs ask Supreme Court to take NCAA case. http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/writer/jon-solomon/25517767/ed-obannon-plaintiffs-ask-supreme-court-to-take-ncaa-case

    12. WATCH: Buddy Hield and OU, Miami, Oregon celebrate on Selection Sunday. http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/eye-on-college-basketball/25518159/watch-buddy-hield-and-ou-miami-oregon-celebrate-on-selection-sunday

    13. LOOK: NCAA puts snazzy new colors on courts for 2016 March Madness. http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/eye-on-college-basketball/25517869/look-ncaa-puts-snazzy-new-colors-on-courts-for-2016-march-madness

    14. Observations: Tulsa vs. Michigan is a casual basketball fan’s dream. http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/eye-on-college-basketball/25518734/observations-tulsa-vs-michigan-is-a-casual-basketball-fans-dream

    15. It’s time for the Big 12 to stop teasing us during March Madness. http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/eye-on-college-basketball/25518483/its-time-for-the-big-12-to-stop-teasing-us-during-march-madness

    16. In Case You missed it…2016 March Madness TV schedule, how to watch live stream, tip times. http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/eye-on-college-basketball/25515940/march-madness-tv-schedule-how-to-watch-live-stream-tip-times

    17. OU basketball: Christian James has similarities to Buddy Hield. http://newsok.com/sooners-christian-james-has-similarities-to-teammate-buddy-hield/article/5485245

    .

    • metzker

      ———

      • 47 Straight OU Know

        Morning, Metzker!! Are we at a loss of words today?

        • metzker

          Morning,47! Eva spoke for me.

          • 47 Straight OU Know

            Yeah, I had to refresh to see her.

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      Awesome

    • Birddawg

      Thanks again!
      This is great.

    • Brien Brown

      Morning Mike and good stuff brother!

      • Mike Reed

        Good morning my friend!!

    • Oscar

      Speaking of Holy Cross, what ever happened to Gordie Lockbaum?

  • metzker

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    • DR LEO MARVIN

      I remember that.

      • Buddy W

        That is still insane. Wow!

    • rainydaze114

      Drunk Bama fans ftw… 🙂

    • Jake

      LOL, so funny every time I watch it.

      Morning, Metz!

      • metzker

        Mornin,Jake.

    • DrewChubbs

      The video of this, set to “Wrecking Ball,” is one of my faves!

      • BigJoeBrown

        I prefer the WWE JR video. But entire scene is just epic!

    • SamSooner

      Still popular, I see.

  • metzker

    Im in the water, cant get there fast enough—————–

    • Mike Reed

      Liz Hurley is still smokin hot!!

    • DR LEO MARVIN

      Yup

    • rainydaze114

      This is a post that I can get behind.

  • Bob Edwards
  • 47 Straight OU Know

    So how many Brainiacs will be in town for the games?

    • ALar03

      Debating on buying one or just going to a bar to watch and drink for cheaper…

      • 47 Straight OU Know

        Yeah probably way cheaper.

  • hOUligan

    … No OP … day 2 … information…must have fresh information….

  • hushnpa

    TFB ? you guys ok ?

  • Bob Edwards

    I’ve got it! The TFB guys have gone off looking for EasTex.

  • BigJoeBrown
  • metzker

    Even the goats have gone crazy!———-

    • metzker

      ———-

      • DR LEO MARVIN

        Crazy goat or Llama

        • Rick

          Pokes fans say, “sheep, goats, llamas….who cares”

  • MoJoOkie
  • BigJoeBrown
  • Fear The Magic

    US

    • MoJoOkie

      It’s a mirage.

  • DR LEO MARVIN

    —————-

  • metzker

    =========

  • j l

    Anyone else notice that sutton is now a 3 star, and rated the #1 JUCO RB on 247?

    Feels weird, our recruits getting some love

    Also, class is up to #2 now that he is rated, jumped clemson =)

    • Drew

      Saw the 3*, but #1 Juco RB? Sure, I’ll take it.

      • j l

        Yep, and #6 overall JUCO player. Very excited to see that.

        Can you imagine if perine and mixon dont leave next year? Most loaded backfield…ever.

        • Drew

          True. Perine, Mixon, Anderson, Adams. That there is the definition of “abundance of riches”.

          • j l

            Plus sutton and whatever other RB we get this year. *drools*

          • Drew

            Well, for the unknown RB, I’d assume he’s not getting many, if any, touches if Perine and Mixon don’t leave, but I see your point.

        • Bob Edwards

          I think it is wishful thinking for both of them to stay. Perine was injured in HS and is out of spring practice because of injury. The life expectancy of a RB in the league is about four years. He needs to go get his money before it is too late. A couple of years at NFL salary and he can get as many college degrees as he wants.

          • j l

            Either outcome wouldnt surprise me. And i dont blame either if they want to bail.
            Perine has nothing left to prove, but mixon does to an extent.

  • 59 entries. Not bad. Plenty of room for more. Come on in, the water’s fine.
    http://tfbbracket.mayhem.cbssports.com/e?ttag=BPM16_cpy_invite_new
    Password: BOOMERSOONER
    If you would like to change your bracket name to your TFB screen name, click the Options tab and then Name = The name of your bracket. Be sure to check the message board tab for a few polls. Good luck.

  • Sacramento Sooner

    Need…OP…

  • metzker

    Yall are slow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • SoonerOracle737

    OP is up.

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  • LottsSocks

    Crickets…