The Caleb Williams Era is officially underway at Oklahoma and it has started with a bang. A week after leading the Sooners to the largest come from behind victory in the history of the Red River Rivalry, Williams and the Sooners took down TCU 52-31 in his first ever career start. Episode Talking Points Latest poll rankings Jockeying for playoff position Why you would want Georgia to win the S.E.C. Recruiting Update Three reasons why the offense is working Where did the pass rush go How to fix the defensive issue Big 12 rundown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Thoughts On Lincoln Riley Leaving And The Three Plays That Lost Bedlam
42:46Thanksgiving weekend took Oklahoma fans on a wild ride that included losing in Bedlam and then watching Lincoln Riley bolt for California. We're still processing ourselves and while information is sure to continue to come in, and change, here are some thoughts on the state of the Sooner Nation. Episode Talking Points Thoughts & Speculations on Lincoln Riley's departure The fallout from Riley leaving Three plays that cost Oklahoma the Bedlam game True or False? (Taking questions from social media) Key stretch coming up for Oklahoma Basketball Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Big Bedlam Football Preview
1:38:38How big is Bedlam this year? Big enough that we needed an hour and a half to cover it. We've got a packed episode of the Sooner Nation Podcast where we take multiple angles, and perspectives, to the game that could very well decide the fate of the Big 12 championship. We hope that you enjoy and wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. Episode Talking Points Sooners lose Chris McClellan to Florida Gabe Brkic a Groza award winner Is OSU DC Jim Knowles a hotter commodity than Alex Grinch? How does OU make the offense work? (Keys to success) Key offensive players to watch Bold prediction for the offense True or False with special guest Zack Low Does the defensive performance against Iowa State provide hope? Defensive keys to success Key defensive players to watch Bold prediction for the defense Big 12 Rundown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
OU 28 - ISU 21 | Cautiously Moving On To Bedlam
1:23:49Oklahoma's defense led the way in a 28-21 win over Iowa State on Saturday but the Sooners still need to get some things figured out on the offensive side of the ball before heading to Stillwater for Bedlam. Episode Talking Points General Thoughts - Impressive Win? - Predicting the CFP Top 4? - Caleb Williams Struggling - Your Thoughts on Why? - Controversial Call on ISU TD (1st Quarter), Did Refs Get It Right? Offensive Recap - Third Down Struggles (1-of-10) - Memorable Moment - Offensive Player of the Game True or False? (Rich asking the questions) Defensive Recap - Defensive Front Anchored Win - Why not double Kolar on the entirety of the final drive? - Expect Offenses to Remain on 4th Down Moving Forward? - Memorable Moment - Defensive Player of the Game Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Playing Iowa State With Backs Against The Wall
1:22:54Oklahoma still controls its own destiny in the Big 12 championship race but that could change pretty quickly with a dangerous Iowa State team coming to town. Every game is a must win from here on out. Episode Talking Points Lincoln Riley to LSU Rumors OU Basketball in South Carolina General Game Thoughts Resume Building Game? Offensive Preview Keys to Game Bold Prediction Player Who Must Perform True or False? (Rich asking the questions) Defensive Preview Keys to Game Bold Prediction Player Who Must Perform Big 12 Rundown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
What Does The Baylor Loss Mean Moving Forward?
1:19:11It was pretty much all bad for the Sooners in Waco and yet they've still got to pick up the pieces and move forward into the final two weeks of the regular season. Talking about it could prove to be therapeutic. Episode Talking Points - Hoops with an impressive win over UTSA - Marvin Jones Jr. narrows his list down to 5 - Where did the offense go in Waco? - Caleb Williams is still the guy moving forward - Bad decisions led to a bad day - No adjustments - Is there an offensive MVP? - True or False? (Matt asking the questions) - Defensive effort was good for three quarters. What happened in the 4th? - Defensive MVP - What the loss means moving forward - Big 12 rundown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Championship November Begins With Baylor
1:21:50Championship November is here and up first for the Sooners are the 13th ranked Baylor Bears in Waco. Should Oklahoma run the table over the next four weeks they should comfortably find themselves among the Top 4 teams in the College Football Playoff Top 25. Episode Talking Points Thoughts on the latest CFP Top 25 OU Basketball wins opener Oklahoma At Baylor Offensive preview Offensive player(s) to watch Bold prediction True or False? (Matt asking the questions) Defensive preview Defensive player(s) to watch Bold prediction Big 12 Rundown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Thoughts On The CFP Rankings And Oklahoma's Most Difficult Opponent Remaining
1:19:33The bye week is officially upon us but there's not a lack of things to talk about and the initial College Football Playoff Rankings made sure of that. Episode Talking Points Oklahoma Basketball takes the court for the first time under Porter Moser. The 2022 recruiting class grows by one. Where do the Sooners rank and where will they finish. True or False? Focusing on the College Football Playoff Rankings (Rich asking the questions) Remainder of the Football Season ⁃ Most difficult opponent? ⁃ Why? ⁃ Area needing most improvement? MVP so far ⁃ Defensive MVP ⁃ Offensive MVP Big 12 Rundown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sooner Nation Podcast | The Impact Of Getting Healthy
1:17:09Oklahoma produced its most convincing win of conference play last weekend. The 52-21 win over Texas Tech was a perfect way to head into the bye week but on the other side of the day off will be a murder's row of opponents to close out the regular season. Episode Talking Points - Caleb Williams' record-setting day. - 9-0 for the first time since 2004 - Marvin Mims & Mario Williams (Jadon Haselwood) - Where did the running game go? - Offensive MVP - True or False? (Matt asking the questions) - The impact of getting healthy - Position changes for Isaiah Thomas and Key Lawrence - Three turnovers - Defensive MVP Big 12 Rundown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Does the firing of Matt Wells make the Red Raiders more or less dangerous?
1:24:11The Sooners are back in Norman on Saturday with a suddenly coachless Texas Tech team coming to town. Does the firing of Matt Wells make the Red Raiders more or less dangerous? Episode Talking Points - Thoughts on Matt Wells getting fired - Burn the film from KU and start a new week? - Offensive Preview • Keys to the game • Bold predictions • Players to watch - T/F (Matt asking the questions) - Defensive Preview • Keys to the game • Bold predictions • Players to watch Big 12 Rundown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Aftermath Of Beating Kansas
40:11Oklahoma seems to lose by winning when it comes to football in 2021. The Sooners are a perfect 8-0 on the season but a large portion of the fanbase is more than unimpressed and even downright angry about it. Who would have thought we'd have this much to talking about following a game against Kansas? Episode Talking Points Thoughts on the latest poll rankings Gentry Williams commits to the Sooners A new name to keep an eye on for the 2022 class True or False? (Rich asking the questions) Final defensive thoughts on the Kansas game Final offensive thoughts on the Kansas game Big 12 rundown There are still four legitimate contenders for the conference title Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices