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FILE - A Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 file photo shows a view of the burnt wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the parking lot of a post office, in Lafayette, La. Wade Berzas, the only person to survive plane crash that killed the other five people on board was discharged Monday, Feb. 17 after 52 days at the center's burn unit (Scott Clause/The Lafayette Advertiser via AP)

After 52 days, Louisiana plane crash victim leaves hospital

Feb. 18, 2020 4:58 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The only person to survive a December plane crash in south Louisiana that killed the other five people on board has gone home after nearly two months months in the hospital. News outlets reported that Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center said in a news release that Wade Berzas...

Big 12 champion Oklahoma adds pair of 4-star defenders

Feb. 5, 2020 10:27 PM EST

Big 12 champion Oklahoma got the signatures of a pair of four-star defenders, and new Baylor coach Dave Aranda signed a two-sport player that plans to throw and hit for the Bears. While Big 12 teams were like most Power Five schools in securing most of their classes during the early signing period about seven...

Oklahoma hires DeMarco Murray as running backs coach

Jan. 27, 2020 4:42 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma hired DeMarco Murray as its running backs coach Monday, bringing back the school's career leader in all-purpose yards, career touchdowns and kickoff return average. Murray starred at Oklahoma from the 2007 through 2010 seasons. The Sooners won three Big 12 championships...

Oklahoma assistant McNeill leaving program to care for dad

Jan. 23, 2020 6:41 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla, (AP) — Ruffin McNeill is stepping down as Oklahoma's assistant head coach and outside linebackers coach to help care for his 85-year-old father in North Carolina. The school made the announcement Thursday. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley hired McNeill in 2017. He coached defensive tackles that...

SMU adds Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley's brother as assistant

Jan. 21, 2020 6:52 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — SMU has hired Garrett Riley as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. The younger brother of Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley was set to be promoted to offensive coordinator at Appalachian State after serving as running backs coach in 2019. Like his older brother, Garrett Riley spent...

WR Theo Howard transfers from UCLA to Oklahoma

Jan. 13, 2020 4:57 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Receiver Theo Howard has transferred from UCLA to Oklahoma. Oklahoma announced Monday that Howard has signed a financial aid agreement and is attending classes. He will participate in spring practice and will have one season of eligibility with the Sooners. He will have a chance to...

LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) runs against Oklahoma cornerback Woodi Washington (5) during the second half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. LSU won 63-28. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

LSU's Joe Burrow, Justin Jefferson lead AP all-bowl team

Jan. 8, 2020 2:25 PM EST

Joe Burrow and Justin Jefferson were easy selections for The Associated Press All-Bowl Team after they connected for four first-half touchdowns in LSU's College Football Playoff semifinal blowout of Oklahoma. Selecting the rest of the team wasn’t nearly as simple. Although the season won’t end until...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) celebrates a touchdown against Oklahoma during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Breathtaking: Burrow throws 7 TDs, LSU routs Oklahoma 63-28

Dec. 29, 2019 12:09 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Burrow and the LSU Tigers turned in a first half for the ages, a breathtaking offensive display even as their coordinator grieved a horrific tragedy from his box high above the field. This team from the bayou is truly something special. With one more victory, it will be a national...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs out of the pocket against Oklahoma during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Oklahoma DB Radley-Hiles ejected from Peach for targeting

Dec. 28, 2019 5:42 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Oklahoma defensive back Brendan Radley-Hiles was ejected from Saturday's Peach Bowl for a brutal hit on LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire. With Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow scrambling toward the sideline, Radley-Hiles delivered the blindside shot to Edwards-Helaire coming out of...

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Jalen Hurts arrived at the Omni Hotel with the team in Atlanta, Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. The Oklahoma Sooners will face the LSU Tigers in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Saturday, December 28. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Burrow vs. Hurts: A tantalizing matchup at the Peach Bowl

Dec. 27, 2019 5:03 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Burrow needed a year under his belt, along with a coaching change and a new wide-open offense, to really find his way at LSU. Jalen Hurts didn't have even that long to adjust, which makes his lone season at Oklahoma even more remarkable. Now, two transfer quarterbacks who left an...