Oklahoma Football Recruiting: Blue-Chip Ratio and Player Development

Oklahoma Football Recruiting: Blue-Chip Ratio and Player Development

Kegan Reneau of Sooners Wire recently posted a piece looking at the level of talent on the roster of the Oklahoma Sooners, and it definitely deserves a read. Using the so-called Blue-Chip Ratio popularized by Banner Society’s Bud Elliott to measure the number of four and five-star recruits relative to total players on a team’s […]

Best of the best: Meet the 2019 Super All-State Football Team

Best of the best: Meet the 2019 Super All-State Football Team

The Alabama Sports Writers Association’s annual All-State Team features a separate team for each of the AHSAA’s seven classifications and the private-school AISA. AL.com also selects three all-region teams — Birmingham, Huntsville/Tennessee Valley and Mobile/Coastal Alabama. AL.com’s Super All-State Team is intended to identify the best players regardless of classification or geography. Meet this year’s […]

Texas football: All-decade team for the 2010s

Texas football: All-decade team for the 2010s

The Longhorns will finish their worst decade in football since the 1930s when they play Utah in the Alamo Bowl on New Year’s Eve. Picking this all-decade team, never an easy chore, wasn’t a simple process if judged by previous Texas standards. Without further ado: Offense Quarterback Sam Ehlinger, 2017-present A win over OU and […]