Happy Monday, Sooner fans!
The recruiting dead period —which serves as a nice vacation for college football coaches — has finally come to an end. Oklahoma Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley took full advantage of his time away from his new job by going on a fishing trip.
Great time with the guys ! Perfect way to recharge Almost that time...— Lincoln Riley (@LincolnRiley) July 10, 2017
Of course, the photo of the fish provided a great opportunity for Photoshop aficionados to have some fun. Additionally, there are plenty of recruiting metaphors to be found here. Perhaps Riley can reel in some... never mind, let’s just move on.
Here are the links!
- If you’ve been anywhere near a television lately, there’s a pretty good chance that footage of a very fond memory has popped up on your screen.
- Why would AT&T use footage of the 2014 Sugar Bowl? It could be as simple as the fact that it’s good footage, but there’s another layer here. Did you know that AT&T’s CEO, Randall L. Stephenson, happens to be an OU grad from OKC?
- Brooke Pryor of The Oklahoma wrote a really good article about the fire being injected back into the Red River Shootout by Lincoln Riley and Texas Longhorns coach Tom Herman.
- Love reliving the 2000 season as much as I do? Sooner Sports TV has you covered today.
- It’s not even noon, but the Tweet of the Day Award already goes to Matt Brown (no, not that Matt Brown, the other Matt Brown).
- Kirby Smart and the Georgia Bulldogs are ruining the Oklahoma Drill. In all seriousness, it’s actually pretty smart. Don’t throw tomatoes at me!
- Deion Sanders showed his son around Florida State as only he could.
- Here’s Bill Connelly’s power rankings for the Big Ten. His stuff is always good, so you should check it out.
- Watch this Ohio State punter flip water bottles!
“STICK TO SPORTS!”
- Someone took Rihanna’s Wild Thoughts video and added sounds made by Nintendo character Waluigi. If you’re over 35, just go ahead and ignore this.
Wild Thoughts but it's replaced with Waluigi sounds pic.twitter.com/4Zv1crAJM3— james nielssen (@cool_as_heck) July 8, 2017
- A couple of guys drove a Telsa from Redondo Beach, Calif., to NYC in a 51 hours and 47, which set the record for the fastest transcontinental drive in an electric vehicle.