The Unfair Game: The Option and the Underdog

There’s not a ton to say about the OU-Tulane game. OU won by a significant margin, Baker Mayfield had an “off” night that resulted in merely going 17-of-27 for 331 yards and 4 touchdowns, Ceedee Lamb looked incredible until he was sent off on an extremely questionable targeting call, and Abdul Adams bounced back after being seemingly supplanted against Ohio State. Tulane’s offense started strong, … Continue reading The Unfair Game: The Option and the Underdog

College Football and Hope, or, Baker Mayfield as Dale Cooper

The following contains spoilers for Twin Peaks, Twin Peaks: the Return. Those of you familiar with my sports opinions know that I’m not particularly fond of the NFL. There are a lot of reasons for this; the sport’s administrative body is willfully ignorant of the damage the sport does to its players, most owners are pretty much completely reprehensible, the player’s union is almost uniquely … Continue reading College Football and Hope, or, Baker Mayfield as Dale Cooper

Alley Oops We Found a Podcast Host

We’re happy to welcome Sam Davis to the Oklahoma Drill and Alley Oops families, and boy does he get to start on a banger. We break down the Kyrie-Isaiah Thomas trade from both sides (Are the Cavs better? Does that matter? Did the Celtics give up too much? does that matter, either?). Then these three idiots do an all-time starting 5 draft. (Sam drafts Jerry West. Why … Continue reading Alley Oops We Found a Podcast Host

The Oklahoma Drill Presents: Bold Predictions

With the offseason winding down, Alex and Ryan put out some bold (well, not that bold) predictions about OU’s season, asking each other tough questions like “Is Marcelias Sutton going to become the new Roy Finch?” or “How many linebackers does a defense even need, really?” After that nonsense, we talk about the absolutely nonsensical week 0 schedule that features Hawaii traveling to Massachusetts, Stanford … Continue reading The Oklahoma Drill Presents: Bold Predictions