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Discussing the best in college athletics spanning from the Big 12 and beyond. If you've got an opinion about college sports then this is your place. Keep in mind though, we see the world through Crimson And Cream Glasses.

Discussing the best in college athletics spanning from the Big 12 and beyond. If you've got an opinion about college sports then this is your place. Keep in mind though, we see the world through Crimson And Cream Glasses.


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Discussing the best in college athletics spanning from the Big 12 and beyond. If you've got an opinion about college sports then this is your place. Keep in mind though, we see the world through Crimson And Cream Glasses.






Being Wrong On Position Rankings & Why OU Will Rely On Defense In 2022

As the college football season looms just over a month away we're back with some listener provided True/False statements and much more. Thanks for listening! Episode Talking Points Sooners nab a huge 2023 commitment from the Longhorns' back yard True or False? Why Oklahoma will rely on defense to lead the way in 2022 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Eight Sooners Who Could Be First Team All-Conference By Season's End

We're marching towards August which means we're just over a month away from the start of the college football season. That means the Sooner Nation Podcast is back to weekly episodes and there's going to be a ton of information to breakdown as the season approaches. Episode Talking Points Update - Brent Venables can recruit! Who will have the best defense in the Big 12? Eight Oklahoma players who could be First Team All-Big 12 by season's end. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...


Hollywood Couldn't Have Written A Better Finish For Jocelyn Alo

The Women's College World Series has come to a conclusion and while we can debate things like the Big 12 deserving more teams in the tournament and where the 2022 Sooners fit as one of the all-time greats, one thing that we cannot debate is the fact that Jocelyn Alo is the greatest hitter in the history of the sport. In this episode we discuss the things that made this team great and what it'll take for them to achieve greatness again in 2023. Hint: Patty Gasso isn't finished in the transfer...


2022 Women's College World Series Championship Preview

Here we go! It's Sooners and Longhorns on the biggest of stages. These are just a few thoughts on the Red River Rivalry softball national championship. Boomer!!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The True Or False Episode | Transfer Portal QB's Are A Necessity, Not A Luxury

This episode of The Sooner Nation Podcast is brought to you, our listeners. The entire episode is dedicated to your True/False statements/questions and we run the gauntlet from men's basketball competing to be a Top 3 program in the Big 12, to transfer portal quarterbacks, to Patty Gasso getting a statue placed outside the new stadium. It was a fun episode to record and we have you guys to thank for it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


NFL Draft Recap & What We Learned From Oklahoma's Spring Game

The NFL draft has come and gone with seven former Sooners finding a home to begin their professional careers. That said, OU fans are now in a bit of a conundrum in regards to one particular NFL franchise. Episode Talking Points Bedlam softball set to determine the Big 12 regular season champ NFL Draft recap 5 things we learned from Oklahoma's spring football game Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Ranking The Position Battles Ahead Of The Spring Game

Oklahoma's spring football game is just days away now. In this episode I'll break down Oklahoma's offensive and defensive position battles based on priority ahead of Saturday's Red/White Game. Episode Talking Points Softball's loss at Texas doesn't really change anything in the Big 12 Was Spencer Rattler correct about his toxic situation comment? Prioritizing Oklahoma's offensive position battles ahead of the spring game Prioritizing Oklahoma's defensive position battles ahead of the spring...


The Expectation For Oklahoma's Offense Is To Thrive Under Jeff Lebby

We're back again with another episode of the Sooner Nation Podcast and this time around I'm throwing the questions your way. Spring football is nearing the midway point, softball is still hammering the competition, and basketball really only has one major question heading into the offseason. Let's go!!!! Episode Talking Points Mo Gibson has to decide what's best for him What is redeemable for OU Football from 2021? Which is more impressive for Oklahoma Softball, hitting or pitching? The...


Top 5 Oklahoma Football Storylines Heading Into Spring Practice

Spring is finally here which means March Madness is about to ramp up, spring sports are in full swing, and spring football is just around the corner. We have a little bit of all of that included in this episode of the Sooner Nation Podcast, including my Top 5 storylines for the Sooners as spring ball approaches. Episode Talking Points Opponents still aren't pitching to Joselyn Alo but she deserves it in Hawaii If the Sooners beat Baylor on Thursday in Kansas City then it'll punch their NCAA...


Is OU Softball Unstoppable & Who Has The Most To Gain At The NFL Combine?

Back with another episode! The NFL Draft Combine gets started this week and Oklahoma has 11 former players participating. Who has the most to gain and the most to lose? That's just one of the topics that we discuss this time around on the Sooner Nation Podcast. Episode Talking Points Who has the most to gain/lost at the NFL Combine? Is Oklahoma Softball Unstoppable? Oklahoma Basketball is still alive for an NCAA Tournament berth but there's no room for error. True or False? With you guys...


We've Officially Moved Into "Hot Take Season" For College Football

With spring sports getting started it seems like all of the football writers are suddenly coming out with incredibly insane hot takes they tend be shots at OU. Yup, everyone feels it and there's a reason why this is happening. We'll discuss that in this episode of the Sooner Nation Podcast. Episode Talking Points Basketball Update (No more room for moral victories) Softball Update (They're better than expected) Why are so many people coming out with hot takes that are shots at OU? True or...


Oklahoma's 2022 Recruiting Class - The Surprise, The Future All-Pro, & The Leader

Oklahoma has closed out the 2022 recruiting class since we last recorded so instead of giving you the same rehash that you've already heard for a week now we thought it would be fun to look at it from a different angle. Which member of this class was the biggest surprise? Who immediately makes you think they're a future NFL All-Pro? Who is the leader of the class? We'd love to know your thoughts on this as well. Episode Talking Points Basketball (Moving from bad to worse) As crazy as it...


How Many More Recruits Will OU Add To The 2022 Class?

We've got Rich back in this episode which opens the door for probably the most basketball talk that we've done this season. Of course we've got some football tidbits as well as we breakdown the 2022 recruiting class and discuss how many more players the Sooners might add to the class. Episode Talking Points Oklahoma’s big win in Morgantown Player Of The Game What concerns do you have moving forward? Football Recruiting Closing out the 2022 recruiting class (latest crystal ball predictions)...


Did Oklahoma Win Or Lose In The Transfer Portal?

Things got ugly for Oklahoma on the basketball count over the weekend but at the end of the day the Sooners only had themselves to blame for the loss to Baylor. We've got some basketball talk, some football recruiting, and true or false questions lined up for you in this episode of the Sooner Nation Podcast. Episode Talking Points Oklahoma's basketball loss to Baylor Caleb Williams appears to have packed up and left Georgia is moving in on 2023 running back Treyaun Webb True or False (Rich...


OU Is Making One Final Push For The 2022 Recruiting Class

As the world awaits news from the college football transfer portal, the Sooners are making one more final push for the 2022 recruiting class by hosting several recruits this weekend. Episode Talking Points Basketball is in a bad spot No news from the transfer portal yet Three names to keep an eye on from Oklahoma's final 2022 recruiting push True or False? (Listeners asking the questions) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Can Dillon Gabriel Lead OU To The Promise Land?

After a short break we're back with a new episode of the Sooner Nation podcast and we've got a burning question - Can Dillon Gabriel lead OU to the Promise Land? Of course there's more that we discuss here but that's probably the most important topic right now. Episode Talking Points Basketball's tough stretch Nothing has changed with the 2022 recruiting class The transfer portal is buzzing True or False? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The Oklahoma Quarterback Carousel

One quarterback jumped into the transfer portal on Monday and another jumped out. Welcome to the new era of college football. Clearly the Caleb Williams situation is the biggest story happening for the Sooners right now and while we do have plenty to say about that, we also have a few other things to address as well. Episode Talking Points Oklahoma Basketball still not ranked and Baylor is coming up next on the schedule Jovante Barnes commits for the 2022 class Caleb Williams out and Dillon...


The Alamo Bowl Preview

The Alamo Bowl is just days away so in this episode to the Sooner Nation Podcast we're discussing the ins and outs of Oklahoma's matchup with Oregon. Episode Talking Points Worst Christmas presents ever Woodi Washington confirms that he'll be back next season Offensive keys to success Key players on the Sooner offense Bold prediction for the offense True of False? (Rich asking the questions) Defensive keys to success Key players on the Sooner defense Bold prediction for the defense Big 12...


Thoughts On Bowl Opt-Outs, Grabbing A Tight End From The Portal, & Depth Chart Surprises

We've officially made it to Bowl Week as the Sooners get ready to play Oregon and while we'll be developing our entire next episode to previewing the Alamo Bowl we have a few things we need to address before hand. Episode Talking Points Basketball finishes 10-2 in the non-conference portion of its schedule 2022 Football Recruiting Updates Sooners grab Daniel Parker out of the transfer portal Bowl Opt-Outs // Argument for and Against? Biggest Surprise in Oklahoma's 2-Deep for the Bowl Game...


The Things We Want To Know Before Prep For The Alamo Bowl Begins

We're closing in on the Alamo Bowl being just a week away and before we begin to breakdown Oklahoma's matchup with Oregon we have a few questions that we'd like to discuss. That's one of several topics included in this episode of the Sooner Nation Podcast. Episode Talking Points Oklahoma Basketball beats UTA 70-50 Is the 2022 recruiting class going to grow? Theo Wease returns from the transfer portal True or False? (Listeners asking the questions) The things we'd like to know before the...