Joyful Friday, mates and followers!
This week, former Oklahoma Sooners Heisman Trophy winner and present Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray donated 60,000 meals to the North Texas Meals Financial institution in an effort to assist the individuals who have been affected by the latest winter storm.
Kyler Murray was in Texas for the winter storm. As quickly as he might, he donated 60,000 meals to North Texas Meals Financial institution (@ntfb) to assist others.
“It is actually greater than something that I might do. … Soccer is my factor, however I feel I’ve a much bigger goal.”https://t.co/yowVnzuIgt
— katherine fitzgerald (@kfitz134) February 26, 2021
Murray — winner of the 2018 Heisman Trophy and the No. 1 general choose within the 2019 NFL Draft — is a local of Allen, Texas, so this trigger actually hits near house for him, his household and lots of of his mates. For weeks, tens of millions of residents throughout the Lone Star State have been with out water, energy and in lots of instances, meals. Luckily, organizations just like the NTFB and folk like K1 are doing their half to assist the individuals from these communities bounce again.
If you wish to study extra about what you are able to do to lend your help to all those that are nonetheless in want, go to NTFB.org for extra data how and the place you can also make a donation.
Now for in the present day’s Sizzling Hyperlinks. Oklahoma seems like a staff that ought to lastly be able to win all of it, the case for Baker’s extension in Cleveland continues to develop, Dort beats the buzzer and extra.
- On Thursday morning, long-time assistant Cale Gundy shared information of the passing of former OU cornerback Darrius Johnson. ‘DJ’ suited up for the Sooners from 1992-95 earlier than the Denver Broncos chosen him within the fourth spherical of the 1996 NFL Draft. There, he finally received back-to-back Tremendous Bowls (XXXII and XXXIII) following the 1997 and 1998 seasons. His closing stint as a professional got here with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in 2003. He was 48 years outdated.
Sooner Nation, we misplaced an awesome one this morning in Darrius Johnson. DJ performed nook for the Sooners from 92-95. He went on to play within the NFL for five seasons & received 2 Tremendous Bowls with the Broncos. DJ was an awesome pal, nice teammate & a fair higher brother. Love ya DJ!
— Cale Gundy (@OU_CoachGundy) February 25, 2021
- ESPN’s Invoice Connelly just lately ranked school soccer’s prime 60 QBs of the 2000s, and 6 OU sign callers made the minimize, together with Baker Mayfield at No. 1. Additionally on the checklist was Kyler Murray at No. 7, Sam Bradford at No. 15, Jalen Hurts at No. 23, Jason White and No. 30, and Landry Jones at No. 36. Did any person say QBU? As a result of I wholeheartedly agree. To see the total checklist, you have to a subscription to ESPN+.
- USA At the moment’s Erick Smith just lately examined the important thing questions every staff within the Massive 12 must reply this season. For Oklahoma, it’s anticipated to be loaded this fall, so returning to the School Soccer Playoff and at last successful there figures to be its most urgent matter.
- Sooners Wire’s Patrick Conn took a take a look at two class of 2022 recruits that OU must signal over the Texas Longhorns.
- Additionally from Sooners Wire, Brianna Dix ranked the highest 10 gamers suiting up for Oklahoma in 2021. Not surprisingly, Spencer Rattler tops the bunch, however who else rounds out the checklist?
- By nearly each metric, WR Marvin Mims had one of the vital spectacular seasons for a freshman at his place in program historical past. At this price, he’ll grow to be a family title on a nationwide stage very quickly.
This morning, the Membership acquired INF Jack Mayfield from the Braves in change for Money Concerns.
To make room on the 40-man roster, INF Robel Garcia was designated for task.
— Angels PR (@LAAngelsPR) February 25, 2021
- In case you missed it, be sure you try Allen Kenney’s breakdown of the offensive place battles to observe at Oklahoma throughout this offseason. The working again group in addition to the sort out spots ought to function some wholesome competitors between now and August.
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