Tahlequah Daily Press

OU Sports

August 20, 2013

DT Quincy Russell to go full speed for Sooners

OU football notebook

(Continued)

Dodging the heat

Monday was the first day of school at OU, which also meant it was the first day the Sooners had to practice in the middle of the afternoon.

What wasn’t typical Monday was the heat, or lack or it. The high was in the mid 80s, or about seven degrees lower than normal. The previous two years, the start of school was greeted by temperatures over 100 degrees.

“The weather has been pretty kind to us right now, but like I say and keep telling the freshmen, ‘It’s fool’s gold, baby,’” Ikard said. “The heat is coming. Just wait for it.”

Prepping for the opener

Technically, the Sooners are still in preseason camp mode. All work has been geared toward player improvement. Outside of watching some video, attention hasn’t turned to opponents.

Stoops said that will change this week.

“We’ve already looked at them a lot in the summer but we’ll start on the field with them probably Thursday,” he said.

Text Only
OU Sports
Poll

Do you believe school administrators and college presidents in Oklahoma are paid too much?

Strongly agree.
Somewhat agree.
Somewhat disagree.
Strongly disagree.
Undecided.
     View Results
Press Sports Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Stocks
Bedlam