Week In Review
- Since Bob Stoops has been at Oklahoma, it is almost a certainty there will be a good number of Sooner players taken in the NFL Draft. This year was no different as six Sooners were taken in the 2013 version of the draft and Lane Johnson being the fourth overall pick this past week.
- The Sooner Baseball team had one game cancelled against Arkansas but played well against the Red Raiders in a three game series over the weekend.
- Sooner Softball continues on their impressive season by rolling over teams.
Sooners in NFL draft
Lane Johnson: 1st round and 4th overall pick by the Philadelphia Eagles. Johnson heads to the Philly to join Chip Kelley and be a key member of his offensive attack.
Landry Jones: 4th round and 115th overall pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jones will have to fight for the right to back up Ben Roethlisberger.
Kenny Stills: 5th round and 144th overall pick by the New Orleans Saints. Stills starts his pro career in the Big Easy and will compete to catch passes from Drew Brees.
Justin Brown: 6th round and 186th overall pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brown will join Landry Jones in the Steel city and compete for playing time.
Stacey McGee: 6th round and 205th overall pick by the Oakland Raiders. McGee was a bit of a surprise pick but will head to the bay and try to compete and stay out of trouble.
David King: 7th round and 239th overall pick by the Philadelphia Eagles. King will join Lane Johnson in Philly where King will try to impress and make the 53 man roster.
The Oklahoma Sooner baseball team had a nice series win against Texas Tech this past weekend. Oklahoma took the series 2-1. The Sooners won the first two games 8-0 and 6-2 before dropping the last game 9-3. Jonathan Gray threw a two hitter Saturday to get the 6-2 win and he continues to show why he might be the top pick in the next baseball draft. The Sooners improve to 33-11. The Sooner baseball team will next travel to Dallas Baptist on Tuesday and then travel to West Virginia to take on the Mountaineers in a three game weekend series.
The number one ranked Sooner softball continued their dominance this past week. The Sooners had four games and all four games ended in a victory of the run rule fashion. The Mean Green of North Texas was the first opponent to fall to the Sooners this past week with a score of 12-1. Then on Friday the Sooners set a scoring record against Iowa State with the Sooners winning 24-1 in 5 innings. The Sooners would go on to win the next two games 8-0 and 12-0 and improve to 43-3. Ricketts threw her fourth no hitter of the season during the series and she continues to make her case for top player of the year. The Sooner softball team next travel to Kansas to take on the Jayhawks for a series starting May 3rd.