Reviewing a frenetic off season while singing bible hymns with Hugh Freeze:

Just a closer walk with thee, Michael Oher he can’t save me. Houston Nutt is man guilty, oh Lord, please dial my cell for me.  

Man of God, or fraud?

Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops unexpectedly retired and handed the Cadillac keys to a new-car smell Lincoln (Riley), who is now trying to become the youngest coach to win a national title with the championship-material roster he inherited. If Riley can’t handle it, Phil Jackson said he can take it from here.

Barry Switzer, also, if he can fit into his old spandex coaching shorts, says he’s got one more cattle drive in him.

“I don’t want to seem like I’m just trying to be Bob Stoops 2.0,” Riley, 33, said this summer.

He wouldn’t mind being Stoops 2000, the year Bob won his only title in Norman.

The NCAA killed two-a-day practices. That’s right, the same year Frank Kush died. Channeling Kush here “what a bunch of cream-puffed, yogurt-eating pansies. Next thing you know they’ll be cutting out salt tablets.” Kush is the former Arizona State coach who staged “three-a-days” and once turned his watch back three hours just to start practice over.  The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.