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U40: The goal is for the defense to show dominance against WVU
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The full crew returns as the Sooners come off their big win over Texas. How does this team feel heading into West Virginia? The coast seems clear, but guarding against a letdown continues for the Sooners as well as LSU, Ohio State, Wisconsin and others. We talk about the defense moving forward. Austin Kendall being injured and not likely to play puts a bit of a damper on all the news surrounding the Mountaineers' return to Norman. But we will be expecting a big leap forward from the OU defense after their performance against Texas. Also, does Jalen Hurts need to rebound from Texas? Or are we being too harsh? The offensive line appears good to go after it appears they are all reaching healthy status following Texas. The full rundown is below: OPEN - Austin Kendall injury puts a damper on the WVU game this weekend 0:03:15 - Jalen Hurts trolling Mike Defee after the Texas game Saturday? 0:08:15 - Is Jalen Hurts now a delight to interview? Anybody else notice the Hurts' hand situation? We're just not talking about it? 0:11:20 - OU's defense can prove they can be a dominant defense Saturday against WVU 0:13:00 - Ealy and Swenson good to go? 0:15:00 - Are all the big boys due for a letdown game soon? 0:17:00 - Homecoming in Norman and Stillwater 0:20:25 - The curse of mums, especially in Texas these days 0:26:25 - Josh's biggest surprise from the Texas game defensively 0:28:00 - The entire OL played every snap against Texas 0:31:25 - Some Pro Football Focus grades discussions 0:33:15 - Lincoln tightened up the roster against Texas. Should he? 0:36:55 - Is Kenneth Murray a legitimate Butkus Award candidate 0:44:00 - OU beat Texas in spite of their offense for the first time? 0:47:25 - Does Texas come out of the Red River Rivalry a better team? 0:53:35 - No Dana Holgerson makes the WVU game a bit strange too 0:56:30 - Is LSU getting a bigger jump out of beating Texas than OU? 1:00:10 - The golden age of coaching in the Big 12? 1:01:15 - Is Alex Grinch going to become the hot assistant just after 1 year at OU? 1:10:45 - Perverts exist and that makes covering high school football weird sometimes 1:13:30 - Josh breaks down the weekend and recruits coming into Norman 1:17:30 - Brock Vandagriff coming in this weekend as well. An update on his injury 1:20:15 - OU defensive recruiting momentum right now 1:24:15 - Turnovers are the only thing that isn't going well for OU's defense right now 1:25:30 - Basketball has a five-star official visitor this weekend 1:32:10 - The alternate uniforms are coming back for this weekend and he doesn't know Carey's Twitter handle

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U40: There's only one thing to talk about today: OU/TX
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The Midfirst Bank Unofficial 40 is here for your OU/TX preview. And it appears a member of SoonerScoop will be making their first College Gameday appearance this week as Eddie Radosevich, the leader of the #HornsUpForPeace movement, filmed a segment with Gene Wojciechowski on campus. Was he kicked out of the OU football facility this week? Maybe. Josh is here as well to give his breakdown of Texas after working through the Texas/LSU game tape from earlier this season. Where do the Sooners have an advantage? Where do the Longhorns have the edge? We talk about Jalen Hurts' first trip to the Cotton Bowl for OU/TX and why we have questions about his readiness in this game even after he's played in so many big games throughout his career. There's also a recruit that could be swayed by this weekend's game in Dallas. Josh talks the latest in recruiting while Carey and Eddie are here for all of it as well. Sit back, start up this week's episode and enjoy! The full rundown follows below: OPEN: Jalen Hurts is willing to make this as awkward as it needs to be stay on message 0:05:30 - Carey gives Bob the floor just so he can talk over him. It's trash talk talk 0:08:20 - Texas' issues running the football 0:10:50 - Eddie will be appearing on ESPN's College Gameday. He talks about it. 0:18:00 - The loser of this game is likely out of the College Football Playoff discussion 0:22:25 - OU's offensive line situation. Ealy in or out? 0:29:45 - Edge rushers for Texas and how they can affect this game 0:33:50 - The chess match between Lincoln Riley and Todd Orlando 0:39:30 - Would a great game by Rhamondre Stevenson be the ultimate troll by Lincoln Riley on Texas? 0:43:00 - Does Oklahoma have the better defense going into this game? 0:48:20 - A reprieve for Parnell Motley this week after a bad start against KU 0:49:58 - Bob is weird part 45: He's never eaten fair food 0:56:00 - Biggest OU/TX game since when? 0:59:00 - Who is No. 3 in the Big 12 this week? Baylor? 1:05:58 - Why this big game could be different for Jalen Hurts than his big games at Alabama 1:10:30 - Is being the host really a benefit for schools in recruiting anymore for OU/TX? 1:12:35 - Could Joshua Eaton be swayed by this game? 1:19:30 - We're out of here. Eddie has to go scrub his Twitter account before he appears on Gameday

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U40: OU is playing Kansas. So we talked a lot about Texas and hand gestures
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The Sooners take on Kansas this week in Lawrence. And since we don't play for the Sooners, we didn't pay a lot of attention to Kansas in this week's podcast. Instead we talked about gateway hand gestures with the #HornsUpForPeace organizer Eddie Radosevich. We also talk about the state of the Big 12, the state of Oklahoma in the College Football Playoff, when it's OK to start claiming the defense is better this year along with plenty of recruiting insight from Josh McCuistion. A lot of non-Kansas talk in this edition of the Midfirst Bank Unofficial 40 podcast. But some Kansas talk. But not a lot of Kansas talk. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - So it's going to be raining in Lawrence this weekend? 0:07:00 - We start looking at the latest in the Big 12, starting with Iowa State. Is OSU clearly one of the top 3 teams? 0:10:30 - OU's toughest games remaining 0:13:10 - Does OU have to win every game to make the playoffs? 0:16:40 - OU heads to Kansas without having any flat performances so far. Flat watch? 0:18:40 - Rhamondre Stevenson time at KU? 0:21:25 - The injuries on the offensive line 0:24:30 - Marquis Hayes starting to emerge as one of OU's best on the OL 0:32:30 - Is Bill Bedenbaugh recruiting his position at a higher level than anyone in recent memory? 0:41:10 - We can talk about Texas. We're not playing Saturday. West Virginia vs. Texas this week 0:44:00 - Here we go. The Horns down ultimatum has been issued to the pep squad/Ruf/Neks. 0:47:10 - How did Horns Down become such a thing at OU? Hand gestures from the SWC 0:50:39 - Does Eddie just live with the Sam Ehlinger tweet sign? 0:59:00 - Josh is Mr. Mom and details his latest Mommie and me swim class 1:06:25 - Should we talk about Kansas? Bob vetoes KU talk. Bob now makes executive decisions. 1:09:20 - When do we start crediting OU's defense for playing well. Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? 1:17:25 - The simplicity of Alex Grinch 1:21:30 - There was a time when we couldn't write anything about the defense. We might be past that now 1:29:00 - Recruiting visits this weekend. Where did OU make up ground or lose ground? 1:35:00 - OU baseball had a good week of recruiting

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U40: It got weird with Trejan Bridges and Big 12 play begins
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Big 12 play gets underway for Oklahoma this weekend as Texas Tech comes to town. We talk about the state of the Sooners' defense after speaking with Alex Grinch this week as well as the semi-bizarre situation involving a potential move to safety for Trejan Bridges. It just got a little weird with Lincoln this week. As always we find things to pick apart on the offense. Josh also learns us the latest in recruiting and a weekend that could turn out pretty big for the Sooners. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - We go right into the Bridges position change weirdness this week 0:07:00 - Alex Grinch just spilled the beans on Bridges like a normal person 0:12:20 - Pat Fields talks about impressions of Bridges looking at defense 0:15:10 - Bridges' defensive background in high school 0:19:45 - Grinch still not finding backups at safety? 0:27:05 - Calum Sutherland's punishment for public intox 0:28:40 - Big 12 becomes the real proving ground for this defense moving forward 0:34:50 - Is Eddie a savant when it comes to naming coaches? 0:40:10 - OU has to draw some heat of CeeDee Lamb moving forward 0:44:25 - Jalen Hurts' deep ball is different? We're just picking apart the offense 0:50:25 - What has this start done for Oklahoma with defensive recruiting? 0:52:46 - Is this a sneaky recruiting weekend for the Sooners? 1:00:25 - Eddie's tremendous D'Eriq King troll job on the world 1:04:55 - Redshirts come on or come off with the fourth game against Tech 1:06:45 - Jonathan Perkins to the portal 1:14:40 - The DesMoines Register bodied charity guy?

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U40: The bye week is for finding help at safety
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The gang is back together for another edition of the Midfirst Bank Unofficial 40 podcast to talk with Josh about UCLA. Bill Bedenbaugh was in a much better mood this week after the OL performance against the Bruins. Alex Grinch talks about the method behind his substitutions. We also breakdown the most glaring issue on defense heading into the conference opener: safety play. Could changes be on the horizon? Is OU about to get another commitment? Aaryn Parks is set to announce. All of that and more on this week's Unofficial 40. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - There's an Internet full moon happening. Eddie has either found a crazy vortex or someone is trolling him hard 0:03:30 - The Big 12's ESPN+ problem 0:18:00 - Josh's weird rabbit hole of YouTube OU game recap videos and some thoughts on new YouTube content 0:23:30 - Josh's breakdown of what he saw from OU in the UCLA game 0:27:45 - The OL play against UCLA. Bill Bedenbaugh was happier this week 0:34:20 - The safety play against UCLA and Alex Grinch's rotation/snap philosophy 0:43:25 - Grinch wants safeties to step up but no one is beyond the starters 0:45:30 - Moves being made at safety during the bye week? 0:51:30 - Do safety issues make OU rethink recruiting for 2020? 0:58:00 - Tech loses Alan Bowman and Big 12 slate gets going this weekend 1:02:00 - The mighty are still fallen 1:12:45 - Jalen Hurts is leading some national Heisman straw polls 1:16:50 - Josh is still taking crap for his "head shaving" 1:20:00 - The mood of this team heading into the bye week 1:25:30 - Aaryn Parks makes his decision soon and will announce on Rivals.com. Eddie and Carey will not be there to jinx anything 1:31:33 - A bold prediction from Josh on the offensive line 1:33:10 - How small is this redshirt class going to end up being?

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U40: OU heads to UCLA trying to avoid a letdown
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The Sooners travel to UCLA and the OU coaches have been working hard this week to try and avoid a letdown to the 0-2 Bruins. Bill Bedenbaugh was not happy with his offensive line after South Dakota and he let his displeasure be known with the media yesterday. Erik Swenson was noticeably struggling on the TV broadcast and the Sooners are trying to find answers on the OL. The entire game is back this week with a new Midfirst Bank Unofficial 40 Podcast. That's right, new title sponsor jumping on board. Josh and Bob also catch you up on the latest recruiting news after a small visit weekend and OU might have a straggler. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - West coast travels coming up. San Diego, L.A. or San Francisco? 0:03:00 - Josh chimes in on the South Dakota game. Who is he high on from the game? 0:06:35 - Bill Bedenbaugh was not happy with his offensive line yesterday 0:10:00 - How much of Erik Swenson's injury was noticeable on the game broadcast? 0:14:10- There has been a lot of coaching against a letdown this week in Norman 0:18:30 - OU's defense has some weird stats. Skewed? Or just incomplete data? 0:21:45 - What has happened to Tennessee? Embarrassing. Nebraska is teetering 0:23:35 - Jeff Capel has blocked everyone at SoonerScoop for some reason. 0:25:00 - UCLA giving away tickets to this thing this weekend 0:33:35 - Reminiscing about mexican restaurants from back in the day 0:35:45 - Did Jalen Hurts fat shame Eddie? 0:39:20 - How much do we really know about what type of team Oklahoma is after two games? 0:42:15 - Is Texas a better team than OU right now? 0:47:10 - What does Josh take out of seeing Theo Wease's TD catch and run? 0:52:30 - Do Iowa State QBs get worse the longer they are in Ames? 0:59:45 - Josh breaks down the recruiting visitors from this past weekend 1:03:10 - OU commit Brynden Walker caught going to an OSU game? 1:06:40 - Josh's trip to Atlanta to see Brock Vandagriff goes horribly wrong 1:13:05 - Grinch seems to be very happy with LBs 1:14:35 - Lots of changes at the top in #OKPreps

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U40: Kenneth Murray could finally give OU defense its anchor
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So many things came out of OU's 49-31 season opening win over Houston Sunday. Jalen Hurts made all the headlines, but it's what Kenneth Murray could represent that makes this Sooner team truly dangerous. Hear from Alex Grinch and Kenneth Murray on his season opening performance and why the guys think it was so crucial. We also talk plenty about Jalen Hurts and the OU offense. We breakdown the performances of the freshmen and why Jadon Haselwood made the quickest impact. We also talk about the three eyeball emojis that came out this week from Lincoln Riley, what we know and what to expect moving forward in recruiting. It's a full crew for another edition of The Unofficial 40 podcast. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - Josh already paid off his bet and gave himself a buzz cut 0:05:30 - OU still doesn't care about getting the starting lineups right before games 0:10:35 - Josh gives his breakdown of OU's opener after we let him sleep during the postgame pod 0:16:00 - Kenneth Murray's explosiveness that was shown Sunday 0:18:00 - The difficulty Murray has had in becoming a better player while being asked to lead last season 0:25:35 - Is Murray ready to become the superstar this defense needs? Could special spatting help? 0:29:00 - What is an acceptable level of red on a uniform? Uniform talk 0:35:55 - On to the offensive side of the ball. Time for an injury update first 0:41:30 - Jalen Hurts becomes a national hero after Houston 0:47:10 - How Jalen Hurts handles all this hype? He does this 0:49:30 - Jalen Hurts' father and the awkward in-game interview 0:54:35 - Quarterbacks with iconic status over the years. Carey actually pisses Bob off for the first time on the pod 0:58:15 - College football drops off a cliff this weekend in state after such a nice opening weekend 1:02:40 - Carey advocates for contraction in college football 1:07:10 - Big weekend for Tanner Mordecai? Young players starting to emerge 1:15:14 - Kennedy Brooks needs some work this weekend. Trey Sermon looked good too 1:18:50 - Three eyeball emojis, one has been revealed. Josh updates on the latest 1:22:00 - Commitment reveal videos and lack of success on the field. Is there a correlation? 1:26:20 - Bob has been doing QB research the entire show to try and prove he wasn't wrong 1:27:40 - More dirt from Josh on the recruiting weekend. Did the defense impress recruits? 1:33:40 - OU welcoming in an elite recruit for the South Dakota game 1:36:25 - Upcoming scouting trips for recruiting

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U40: Breaking down the OU depth chart and recruiting visits begin
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We break down the "official" OU depth chart as it was released during the podcast. The entire gang talks about what they think is real and what might be a bit of gamesmanship. Josh is here to breakdown OU's recruiting weekend and the latest going on with the Sooners. Jalen Hurts talks to the media about becoming a captain and we kind of call out a national writer for a loaded question about Jalen Hurts. The new depth chart is here! The new depth chart is here! (probably an olds movie reference). It's game week people! Houston is coming up next. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - Stuff that should die in media or be dead already 0:04:30 - The loaded question about Jalen Hurts this week 0:07:15 - Josh breaks down OU's recruiting weekend coming up 0:12:40 - Aaryn Parks visit. Could he commit? 0:15:30 - Catching up on where the Sooners stand for the 2020 class. 2019 WR class hurting 2020? 0:25:32 - Where we're headed on the recruiting trail to see players 0:27:30 - Some OKPreps talk. Broken Arrow the team to beat? 0:33:27 - The depth chart drops mid podcast. We start with the offense and Carey's calling shenanigans 0:35:08 - Eddie is screwing around in the OU depth chart Facebook Live comments section 0:38:10 - What Bill Bedenbaugh said about the offensive line Wednesday before the depth chart was announced 0:40:00 - The starting defense is announced and minds are blown a bit? 0:41:05 - The cornerback position is interesting 0:43:35 - More Eddie screwing around with the Facebook live comments and Justin Broiles resurfaces 0:45:40 - No Mark Jackson on the depth chart? 0:47:00 - A lot of new faces on the defense, especially up front 0:49:40 - Clear depth is an issue in the secondary 0:53:30 - Mykel Jones is back in position to make an impact 0:58:30 - How messed up was the defense last year after talking to guys this fall? 1:04:00 - Did Norwood's injury change Criddell's path? 1:07:40 - Josh weighs in on last weeks snip it conversation. No donut needed. 1:09:00 - The whole following Jalen Hurts by Alabama fans to a fanatic degree. Reminder, Trevor Knight failed with Katy Perry 1:14:10 - Jalen Hurts was noticeably touched by being named a captain at OU 1:16:35 - Hurts' leadership style is something different than Baker and Kyler 1:19:40 - Hurts has never seemed more all-in as an Oklahoma Sooner. We can stop with all that now 1:24:00 - CeeDee Lamb talks Jalen Hurts 1:27:50 - How do the guys feel this game will play out Sunday? 1:30:20 - What to remember about expectations and what you'll see this weekend

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U40: The starting lineups are coming into focus for the opener
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Carey, Eddie and Bob join forces this week to continue breaking down the latest from the preseason. It's just over a week away until the opener and we're seeing some changes along the offensive line. Jalen Hurts also met with the media for the first time since being named QB1. We talk about the backup situation as well as a running back room that is starting to create some buzz. We also talk about edge rushers and players making a move along the defensive line according to our latest talk with Alex Grinch. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - Happy Anniversary to Josh and Tiffany 0:07:30 - Lincoln Riley and Jalen Hurts talk for the first time since the QB competition was settled 0:10:00 - Jalen Hurts in his own words. What did he say without saying it? 0:13:30 - Jalen Hurts' motivation that he'll never say out loud 0:21:35 - Will Lincoln do something early to showcase Hurts' throwing abilities? 0:22:20 - The offensive line has changed so much through camp. What's the latest? 0:24:00 - Bill Bedenbaugh talks about finding the best mix of players to start along the OL 0:29:30 - Bill Bedenbaugh on R.J. Proctor 0:34:12 - The new running backs are creating some buzz. Is someone gonna get squeezed out? 0:44:15 - We have a named backup quarterback. 0:47:40 - Alex Grinch's updates on the defense. Sylvie is definitely pushing Bookie at nickel. 0:50:40 - LB talk. DaShaun White was in the interview room this week 0:53:40 - Alex Grinch talks edge rushers. Marcus Stripling getting some love this week 1:03:50 - OU undrafted defensive players are making some noise in the NFL during the preseason 1:08:35 - OU's defense never gained any confidence last season. They get to start over in 2019 1:11:20 - How will Grinch handle substitutions? Will he bench guys?

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U40: We leave nothing to the imagination about the latest fall camp news
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It's been a whirlwind week with fall camp in full swing. But our pain is your gain as we are filled to the brim with what's going on inside OU's preseason practices. There is a different feel in the air about OU's defense now that Alex Grinch has his fingers in every aspect of the defense. Lincoln Riley hasn't named a quarterback yet, but we update on the offensive line and all the skill positions. We're also getting a feel for the starters on defense as well as what newcomers might be able to have an impact this season. It's a fairly serious edition of the Unofficial 40 where we separate the gem from the chaff? Ratings and Reviews is included in this one as well. Full rundown below: OPEN: We finally fixed Josh's microphone. His children messed it up and we shame him for not noticing. 0:08:23 - Just meeting with the defense left a big impression this week 0:10:45 - Strip attempts show Alex Grinch is keeping it simple and getting his message across 0:15:10 - Alex Grinch appears to have identified his starters on defense 0:20:00 - Finding more players to take responsibility for this defense. That seems to be happening 0:25:50 - Grinch now focusing on getting backups to raise their level of play 0:30:10 - Jalen Redmond finally out at practice with pads on 0:34:02 - Lincoln Riley defends Erik Swenson and drop kicks Michigan. Lots of OL talk here 0:37:00 - The front seven pressure and the secondary play 0:39:00 - No true freshman saviors on defense? 0:43:15 - Time to talk the offensive side of the ball. We start with the offensive line 0:48:30 - Breaking down the QBs. It has to be Hurts but how far has Rattler come? 0:52:40 - Spencer Rattler's timeline for playing? How far away is he? 0:55:30 - Personality of the quarterbacks from Baker to Kyler to Hurts 1:01:10 - How does the QB1 documentary affect Spencer Rattler's reputation? How much of a distraction could it become? 1:05:40 - When Lincoln could name his starter? 1:07:10 - What true freshman could be instant impact guys on offense? 1:11:15 - Mykel Jones ready to make a return? 1:12:30 - Theo Wease and Jadon Haselwood and where they might fit into the offense 1:17:50 - Is Kennedy Brooks behind after missing the summer over his Title IX situation? RB discussion 1;23:18 - Josh is just back from his first spring camp in Houston. The latest in recruiting 1:27:25 - Anything brewing on 2020 kids with OU right now? 1:31:09 - Ratings and review. We had an all-timer one-star rating 1:39:20 - Bob gives a baby update before we go

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U40: Fall camp is underway. Here's everything we've learned so far
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Fall camp is fully underway in Norman and the entire crew is here to talk about what we've learned. After a full media day and a few media sessions in the early going, we're learning more and more every day about the 2019 version of the Sooners. Join Carey, Josh, Eddie and Bob and get the latest from fall camp as well as all their crazy analysis of what they've seen and heard. It's all about the defense but the offense has plenty of storylines as well. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - The podcast gets off to a rough, awkward start. Carey's fault. 0:03:45 - What we've learned so far from a few days of fall camp 0:06:00 - We set up our first fight of the day when we breakdown defensive issues 0:14:00 - Everyone seems to be on the same page defensively 0:15:22 - Tre Norwood injury talk. Bookie is on deck right? DB fighting starts now 0:18:45 - We decide the defensive talk has no purpose. Why do we even do this? We end up breaking down the young guys anyway. 0:20:42 - Veterans we think you can trust to get better on defense 0:28:30 - Behind the scenes on Eddie's latest video 0:33:14 - Josh is found not paying attention in class once again. Eddie actually admits to watching a TV series and can follow our conversation 0:37:38 - Interviews from fall camp. Alex Grinch and his relationship with players 0:43:44 - Grinch is ready to bench people for better/younger players this fall 0:48:00 - Accountability has been a problem. You can hear it in interviews. We name names. 0:53:30 - Guys like Patrick Fields and Tre Brown are guys who seem to get it 0:56:49 - The Kennedy Brooks saga is no longer a saga. We're moving on to offense talk 0:58:30 - CeeDee Lamb just seems to get more impressive every day. Then technology fails Josh 1:11:45 - Who will standout beside CeeDee Lamb as a receiver in this offense? 1:23:10 - R.J. Proctor interview session yesterday brought up a lot of thoughts on the offensive line 1:28:00 - Spencer Rattler talk before we finish up. Could he become plan B?

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U40: ChampUBBQ review pod means football is coming
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It's an exciting time as the last major recruiting event of the offseason has ended. We review the ChampUBBQ and any concerns you should have coming out of the weekend. What went well for the Sooners? We're also starting to get geeked about the start of football as the Sooners will hit the field Saturday for their first practice and local media/fan appreciation day takes place on Friday. We were interrupted by Josh's cleaning crew in the middle of the pod and Carey really, really hates Tom Lemming. The full rundown is below: OPEN - Battle of the OU podcasts coming this season? 0:05:50 - Josh decides to see how many times he can use the word systemic talking about recruiting philosophies 0:07:55 - How many commitments will end up coming out of #ChampUBBQ before Josh gets called out for having a butler 0:12:45 - Attendance/turnout was a major positive for Sooners this weekend 0;15:15 - Is the ChampUBBQ more of an open house than something like an official visit weekend? 0:18:00 - But there could have been some commitments but it didn't happen. Disappointment? 0:25:30 - What was the single best thing that happened in recruiting for Oklahoma last weekend? 0:30:00 - Biggest disappointment of the weekend? 0:32:00 - Aaryn Parks might be ready to jump on board if Jonah Monheim keeps waiting. Others are there too 0:36:50 - The role of the h-back in Lincoln Riley's offense and how overlooked it has been 0:41:15 - The JUCO defensive linemen that visited over the weekend 0:45:45 - Max Emfinger and the history of recruiting analysts is discussed on the podcast 0:49:40 - Leftovers from the BBQ we haven't discussed? 0:54:15 - Schedule coming up means it's football, football, football. Will Jalen Hurts wear any OU gear in fall camp? 0:58:15 - Eddie wants to know if a Caleb Kelly miracle is in the works 1:01:25 - More to prove this year? Kenneth Murray or Bookie? 1:06:00 - Kickers, kickers and more kickers. 1:08:00 - We get to sneak some practice time early next week. Looking forward to seeing some OL combinations too 1:13:15 - We've started LastChanceU and it's a hard watch again. Just bring us QB1 1:21:00 - It's time to poach from the Pac12? 1:24:50 - Josh is called out for being a podcast whore

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U40: Previewing ChampU BBQ and looking forward to fall football
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The entire gang is back together to preview the big recruiting weekend as the Sooners welcome in top prospects from all over the country. It's the 4th annual #ChampUBBQ and Josh is here to break it all down. We also delve into some newcomer talk and Carey is just disgusted all over again after watching so many OU games during ESPN's top 25 games of 2018. The full rundown follows below: OPEN: - Josh is back on the program and Eddie is trolling people on Twitter 0:03:00 - ChampU BBQ, what is the main goal this weekend? 0:06:45 - Players are coming in from all over the country for this one 0:09:00 - Any concerns about committed players who aren't coming in, like Jase McClellan? 0:12:10 - A chance for recent commits to come in to town 0:13:30 - From Secretariat to awkward BBQ talk 0:18:30 - Could OU move on a bit if Monheim doesn't commit this weekend? 0:29:30 - Gentry Williams is an in-state youngster to watch 0:35:00 - Defensive tackle recruiting and going the JUCO route this weekend 0:43:10 - Reminders from ESPN replays how awful OU's defense was last year 0:45:30 - Who is going to step up and help this defense get better? 0:56:20 - Fall camp will be great to figure out this stuff 0:59:00 - Where are we at with the eyeball emoji report? Possible additions to ChampUBBQ 1:14:30 - Eddie shows some love for the kicking talk. We think he already misses Austin Seibert 1:16:45 - Josh has made a bet that would require him to shave his head

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U40: Big 12 Media Days review podcast
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We're back from Arlington and ready to breakdown what we learned at Big 12 Media Days. Carey, Eddie and Bob are here to give you everything you need to know from what happened with the Sooners this week. Lincoln Riley talks defense and Alex Grinch, along with recent quotes that were attributed to Grinch. We breakdown the curious case of Neville Gallimore as well as Kennedy Brooks. How are the coaches working differently with these guys this year? We also talk some Spencer Rattler and the madness of Horns Down becoming a storyline on Day 2 of Big 12 Media Days. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - Josh has technology issues so Bob banned him from the program today 0:02:00 - Carey chastises Eddie for crapping on Big 12 Media Days 0:06:12 - Carey has finished his advanced copy of the Bob Stoops No Excuses book. His thoughts on what he read. 0:18:40 - Why Jalen Hurts is not OU's starting quarterback right now 0:25:45 - Lincoln Riley asked a lot about the defense in Arlington. Obviously. 0:29:40 - Lincoln talks about Alex Grinch and his progress 0:35:35 - The difference in how this staff is working with Kenneth Murray 0:38:30 - Neville Gallimore's strange journey to "meh" and how he gets out of it 0:44:30 - Spencer Rattler and how Lincoln Riley will handle him 0:51:20 - The dumbest question to Lincoln Riley this week. Also the weirdest question 0:55:05 - The kicking situation heading into the season and a Lincoln/Switzer story 0:58:30 - Day 2 became all about #HornsUpForPeace 1:03:45 - What else stood out at Big 12 Media Days besides OU or Texas 1:08:15 - ChampUBBQ coming up next

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U40: OU gets No. 1, football talk is back as Big 12 Media Days approach
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There's never been a week during the offseason that reminded us more that football is approaching. Kennedy Brooks news sent everyone into panic mode and fighting mode to start the week. But the All-Big 12 Team, Brooks' return and Big 12 conference standings have us all ready to talk football. Big 12 Media Days are coming up Monday as well. Josh and Bob talk about the latest commitment as the Sooners finally secure the state's top player after two years of missing out. We also talk about the commitment of Bryson Washington and the loss of Dontae Manning and how much of a chance the Sooners still have of landing him. Bob is back from having a baby and Josh can't stop talking about Ketchum, which triggers Eddie. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - Andrew Raym commits to the Sooners 0:7:50 - Where OU goes now with OL recruiting with Raym in the fold 0:12:30 - Cornhole & Stranger Things tangent 0:14:30 - Kennedy Brooks, board meltdowns and summer workouts 0:21:45 - Big 12 Media Days are coming, the players OU is taking, but Jalen Hurts isn't going 0:26:49 - Bob talks about being on baby duty 0:30:34 - OU voted No. 1 in the preseason poll once again 0:33:40 - Teams we see surprising and disappointing 0:39:00 - Josh did a podcast with Geoff Ketchum 0:41:50 - Kenneth Murray is the preseason Defensive Player of the Year. Our thoughts 0:45:40 - What position can't afford an injury to a starter? 0:54:18 - Any misses on the All-Big 12 team? 0:57:30 - Do OU fans hate Sam Ehlinger irrationally? 1:01:30 - The Bryson Washington commitment 1:05:10 - Dontae Manning decommits. Where is OU now? 1:07:40 - Where are the Sooners nationally in recruiting right now? 1:12:10 - Bob's eyeball emoji report (another one just popped as we were wrapping up the pod) 1:15:00 - Josh rips on Carey over his love of El Fenix

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U40: It's the 4th of July nothing is off the table podcast
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As we prepare for the last big break before we really get rolling down the tracks for the football season the guys let loose with our "listen on the lake" edition of the Unofficial 40. We do recap the latest in recruiting like the fact that Andrew Raym being uncommitted is a win for OU this past week, Bryson Washington's decision and the latest commitment from Brynden Walker. But plenty of talk about summer football hot takes, Sam Ehlinger, lake people, Nathan's hot dog eating contest and Tom Emanski. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - Carey and Eddie are terrible at vacations but Josh is the ultimate planner. Carey knows something about a place called Muldives that intrigues him. 0:03:40 - Yay or neah on Lake People? OU coaches gravitate toward the lake for vacation 0:06:45 - Sam Ehlinger is a trigger for everyone this time of the offseason 0:08:55 - Carey says something regretful about how Takeru Kobayashi was treated by Major League Eating 0:16:15 - Is Joey Chestnut a more famous athlete than a bench player in the WNBA? 0:20:17 - How many times can we rehash OU's defense at this point in the calendar? 0:22:40 - How many specialty trainer academies can we make up in 3 minutes? 0:24:00 - One of the world's biggest sports questions has been answered about Tom Emanski's baseball commercials 0:28:20 - We've pretty much put everything out there from the Rivals 5-Star Challenge. Josh wraps it up in a bow. 0:30:00 - Eddie realizes he's put himself in a compromising situation with so much L.J. Moore talk on the pod 0:31:25 - RBs at national camps. Joe Mixon might have been the only guy that has ever blown us away in that setting 0:37:15 - ChampU BBQ will be next big recruiting event 0:40:00 - Brynden Walker, Bryson Washington and Andrew Raym talk 0:53:00 - Grinch and Odom just keep recruiting to their system 0:57:20 - Big 12 Media Days coming up on July 15. Don't expect Jalen Hurts to attend as of now. Ehlinger will get all the attention 1:03:50 - How do we look at the Big 12 heading in? 1:09:45 - Josh's high school evaluation of OSU's Spencer Sanders 1:14:00 - Congrats to Bob and Brittany Przybylo on the birth of their first child. Josh ends the pod with family story time.

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U40: Back from Atlanta. 5-Star Challenge review. Latest with Raym.
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Josh and Eddie are back from the 5-Star Challenge in Atlanta ready to breakdown everything they saw and learned around some of the best football players in the country. OU's 2021 QB commit, Brock Vandagriff, was phenomenal his first time on the national stage while we learned a lot about where the Sooners stand with some of the top recruits remaining on their board. Where have the Sooners made up ground on the recruiting trail and where have the lost ground? Josh also breaks down the latest smoke surrounding Broken Arrow's Andrew Raym. Have things taken a turn in the wrong direction for the Sooners in the last week? It's another hardcore recruiting edition of the Unofficial 40. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - Eddied and Carey met some of you out there on the road last weekend on the way to and from Atlanta 0:04:00 - Brock Vandagriff shines at the Rivals Challenge 0:14:30 - Bryce Foster just looks like he has to play for Bill Bedenbaugh 0:16:00 - Top to bottom a really solid group, but maybe not an absolute freak like Joe Mixon in Chicago or O.J. Howard in 2012. Justin Flowe might have been close. 0:21:00 - What stood out to Josh about 2020 prospects? Bryson Washington 0:23:00 - Josh Eaton talk from the Rivals Challenge. AJ Parks wins the OL MVP and he's surprisingly high on Oklahoma. 0:26:00 - OU is developing a reputation nationally with recruits as the place to be for OLs. Report on Dumerville's day in Atlanta. 0:32:14 - Where is OU in the best position with a 5-Star Challenge participant? 0:35:20 - Who doesn't Josh feel good about after seeing them in Atlanta? 0:37:15 - Brock Vandagriff vs. Trevor Lawrence 0:39:00 - OU defensive struggles make their way back into the podcast. An Austin Box retrospective 0:46:25 - The horrible story of Adrian Taylor 0:50:45 - Media Day recap at the Rivals Challenge. Anything stand out? Kelee Ringo out with OU? 0:53:00 - OU seems good with Jacobe Covington 0:55:12 - The Andrew Raym situation 1:04:10 - Lincoln Riley has new eye emoji's out. Who is it? 1:14:30 - Rivals hooked us up in Atlanta 1:15:30 - Josh and Eddie's last impressions of Atlanta 1:18:00 - Recapping where the Sooners are nationally in recruiting right now

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U40: Emergency Podcast. OU lands Brock Vandagriff
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Brock Vandagriff, the No. 1 overall prospect in the recently released 2021 Rivals100, has committed to Oklahoma. The whole gang got together to talk about what this means for the Sooners and how it all went down. No rundown needed. It's all Vandagriff.

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U40: OU QB target is the No. 1 player in the country. Rivals100 is out!
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The Rivals100 for 2021 has been released and the gang is here to break it all down. QB Brock Vandagriff is No. 1 overall and we break down what we've seen of him so far and what we're looking forward to seeing in Atlanta. We will get to compare Vandagriff to Bryce Young which will be interesting. We talk about Oklahoma kids in the class of 2021 and where they fit in with the national rankings. Josh is looking for some answers in Atlanta at the 5-Star Challenge. We also update on some of the OU commitments that took visits to other schools last weekend. And we rant and rave a bit about negative recruiting on the defensive side of the ball. The full rundown follows below: OPEN - The Rivals100 is released and we give first impressions 0:04:30 - Brock Vandagriff will get to matchup with lost OU QB recruit Bryce Young 0:07:00 - Things Josh is hoping to find out in Atlanta? Kelee Ringo and Zach Evans. Also Bryson Washington and Jacobe Covington. 10:30 - Surprise visits to Norman and what that means 0:13:15 - Has OU survived these recent commmitment visits to other schools? 0:16:15 - The defensive negative recruiting. A bit of a rant from Carey 0:29:10 - OU has a shot at 3 5-stars for 2021 0:31:50 - Oklahoma kids for 2021 national rankings 0:35:30 - Surprises of the 2021 Rivals100 involving OU targets 0:40:22 - The podcast studio got a deep cleaning 0:42:05 - A discussion on fire 0:46:11 - Baker Mayfield is in town today 0:49:15 - June is the worst month 0:51:10 - Lincoln Riley's contract details. Carey thinks free cars for head coaches are dumb 0:53:30 - OU makes a push for softball and baseball facilities again

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U40: Big defensive commit comes in, QB watch is on
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Just as we were getting set to podcast, Iowa Western C.C. defensive tackle Perrion Winfrey committed to Oklahoma. We talk about the commitment and what it means for this recruiting class. We also got to catch 2021 QB Brock Vandagriff in action this weekend in Norman. Josh breaks down the latest with the talented QB and when a decision might be coming. Is Oklahoma the leader? We also talk about the 2020 QB situation and where Lincoln Riley might go as Spencer Rattler is already on campus. But what about backup plans at that position? The full rundown is below: OPEN - Perrion Winfrey commits right at the show was set to get started 0:5:45 - Major Burns burned Lincoln Riley's eyeball emoji system 0:08:25 - Brock Vandagriff talk with the recent trip to Norman. Will he be committed by the time the Rivals 5-Star happens? 0:12:30 - Oklahoma has never had that high school five star QB that panned out 0:16:30 - Does Lincoln Riley take a 2020 quarterback? 0:20:30 - Strange David Boren news comes out in the middle of the podcast 0:23:20 - Back to 2020 QBs. Riley has to prepare for a Tanner Mordecai transfer doesn't he? 0:28:05 - Could Bryce Young still play out at quarterback? 0:30:20 - Lincoln has a doctorate in managing QB dads after Mayfield and Murray 0:35:30 - Where does Josh rank Vandagriff's top 6 schools? 0:40:45 - The cocaine capital of Oklahoma? It's probably Groovy's. 0:42:00 - Alex Grinch still chasing another defensive big fish we'll see in Atlanta 0:46:15 - Major Burns brings up bad Jacob Phillips memories and Josh is back to hitting on the Arsenal owner 0:51:10 - Raleek Brown blew us away at OU camp 0:55:40 - New hires for basketball. Bob talks a little bit of hoops A lot of random conversations to end the show. The upcoming schedule for the Scoop team, start of fall camp, Texas A&M weirdness, Kevin Durant getting hurt.

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